SWIFT Educator 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the SWIFT educator is responsible for the development and execution of  SWIFT education at Square Root Academy. This includes teaching youth and young adults aged 16-24, maintaining relevant records, the implementation of SWIFT education and communicating status of  SWIFT education program to the Executive Director. In this role, the SWIFT educator should have excellent written and verbal communication, strategy and understanding the Academy’s mission and vision.

Compensation: $16.00-$17.50

Commitment: Part Time 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for learning SWIFT curriculum and implementing training on SWIFT platform

  • Responsible for maintaining communications with Executive Director and relevant staff regarding status of SWIFT education and suggested plans of actions to ensure quality assurance

  • This includes weekly updates completed every Thursday

  • Ensure the completion and recording of administrative documents and filing for sites (site reports, weekly updates, etc.). Documents are to be uploaded to a sharable drive for companywide reference

  • Staff documents: TB, fingerprinting, hiring documents, etc.

  • Scholar Documents: Reflections for all sites, test scores, attendance, parent teacher pacts, etc.

  • Ensure team and education quality assurance

  • Ensure all lessons are ready prior to program beginning.

  • Maintain staff schedule for teaching, meetings, and all required Square Root Academy related items as necessary

  • Lead team meetings for SWIFT education program

  • Development on class content including lessons, recaps, DIY experiments, and experiences rooted in Next Generation Science Standards

  • Communicate program needs to relevant parties

  • Maintain calendar as developed by the Executive Director

  • Ensure proper worksheets, quizzes etc. are printed one (1) week prior to class

  • Communicate materials needed for classes

  • Ensure contracts are completed as defined in the MOU between hiring party

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching to youth and young adults

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) or a related field

  • Understanding of nonprofit organizational structure

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent research skills

  • Knowledge of wealth and education disparities in underserved communities

  • Strategize and lead new initiatives in a team environment

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