Part Time Multimedia Teacher

Vision Education & Media

Location:

Vision Education & Media
2672 Broadway, Loft A
New York, NY, 10025

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

21 years old

Specific Days Needed:

Tuesday, Thursday

Minimum Hours/Week:

2 hours/week

Number of Available Positions:

2

Maximum Hours/Week:

6 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus (M96, M104), Train (1, 2, 3 subway lines)

Minimum Education:

BA or BS

Area of Focus:

Computers/Technology

Job Description:

 

Summary
Vision Education & Media (VEM) is a growing company that provides fun and creative after-school programs to PK-8th grade youth.  Our cutting edge use of technology allows students to create projects that are personally meaningful to them, from building and programming LEGO® robots to designing video games and stop motion animations.
 
Learning happens in a way that focuses on the passion and interest of our students, while addressing many academic content areas. Most importantly, our clubs are fun for our students!
 
VEM is seeking part-time instructors who are available to teach in our clubs Tuesdays and/or Thursdays.  Our clubs are usually 2 hours and take place between 2-6pm. 
 
We welcome experienced educators who may not be familiar with the particular technologies we use, provided they are eager to learn and passionate about technology education.  We provide paid training in the technologies we use.
 
Our instructors are compensated at competitive rates, and those who demonstrate excellent classroom performance will be considered for additional teaching opportunities.
 
Key Responsibilities
·         Teach from 1-2 days a week between the hours of 2-6pm
·         Attend Vision Education & Media trainings to master different curriculum technologies
·         Independently gain proficiency with curriculum technologies
·         Maintain regular communication with Manager
·         Complete written reports detailing classroom activity within 24 hours of class
·         Supplement basic curriculum with additional activities/project ideas
  
Graduate students are encouraged to apply.  VEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter indicating what days they are available. Email: careers@vemny.org

To the Attention of:

Part-Time Teacher should be included in the subject of the email.

Required Skills/Experience:

Requirements
·         BA or BS degree with a background in education
·         Approximately two years of teaching experience either in a traditional school environment or within non-traditional teaching environments such as coaching or camp counseling
·         Ability to commit to teaching 2 days a week through June 2013
·         Proven mastery of classroom management techniques
·         Ability to be on time and prepared for class
·         Ability to independently get to and from program locations in and around 5 boroughs
·         Availability to attend staff trainings and workshops as required
·         Proficiency with computers
·         Desire to learn new technologies
·         Energy and enthusiasmabout working with youth
·         Experience with educational technology is a plus