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Summer Scholar Mentor


The Scholar Mentor guides the educational experience of our Scholars through encouragement, positivism, and leadership. The Scholar Mentor supports the Scholars’ growth in the exploration and understanding of STEM fundamentals in a classroom setting. This position is vital to the academic and developmental success of our Scholars.

Right now we are seeking Scholar Mentors to staff two of our summer programs. These positions are for the term of 1-3 months, and have the potential to become year-round openings (pending organization need and Scholar Mentor performance).

5-8 positions available.

Compensation: $14.00-$16.00/Hour (D.O.E)

Commitment: 20-30 Hours/Week (Mon-Fri)


  • Timely attendance of weekly team meetings 

  • Timely attendance of daily class sessions working with 9-12th grade students

  • Monitor student teams during classroom activities

  • Occasionally lead project-based workshops during class sessions

  • Maintain a professional and polished appearance at all class sessions, team meetings, and any Academy related events

  • Embody and promote the Square Root Academy culture and values

  • Support Program Leads with duties as assigned


  • Have obtained or studying to obtain Bachelor’s degree in STEM related field

  • If still in school, must be in third year of STEM related program

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working with children preferred, but not required

  • Knowledge of achievement gap and education disparity or desire to learn more and contribute to change

  • Passion for STEM education

  • Have a team-oriented mindset

We are currently seeking Scholar Mentors with education/background/strengths in mathematics and coding.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume.

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