STEM Instructor - Part-time (Cibecue, Arizona)

School Enrichment/STEM Cibecue, Arizona


Description

WHITE MOUNTAIN APACHE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION: PART TIME STEM INSTRUCTOR (Cibecue, Arizona)

CLASSIFICATION CODE: NON-EXEMPT PART TIME

DEPARTMENT: SCHOOL ENRICHMENT / SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH (STEM) AND SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING (SEL) PROGRAM

REPORTS TO: Grade-band Curriculum Developer, Program Director

 

STATEMENT OF JOB: This position is responsible for creating, modifying, and teaching the STEM SEL curriculum and hands-on learning projects in classroom environments and during extracurricular activities outside of school. Supporting teachers and STEM SEL Instructors with the integration of STEM SEL projects to successfully integrate the use of effective strategies in order to enhance student learning through project-based learning.  The STEM SEL Teacher also acts as a Behavioral Health Technician, writing behavioral notes on specific students regarding the implementation of their Behavioral Learning Plan and as a teacher delivering lessons to students directly.  In addition, the STEM SEL Teacher's specific duties include teaching STEM Instructors and Technicians methods for delivering STEM projects and SEL lessons directly to students. The STEM SEL Teacher needs a valid Arizona teaching license to be able to work with students without direct supervision or assistance.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. The primary responsibilities include: 
    • Implement the STEM SEL curriculum for K-12 students
    • Work directly with students as a STEM SEL Teacher
    • Work directly to train STEM SEL Instructors and Technicians
    • Implement the use of technology to deliver the STEM SEL lessons
    • Identify and report to STEM SEL Developers concerning learning needs, barriers and challenges in the organizing and implementation of STEM SEL curricula
    • Implement problem-solving actions. 
  2. Assist and provide input and support plans to implement STEM SEL curricula into existing courses or assist in developing new courses and curricula. 
  3. Ensure all program activities are directly connected to both the classroom expectations of the school or district and the vision of the STEM SEL Program. 
  4. Work directly with STEM SEL Instructors, Specialty Coaches, Developers and School Teachers in the development, implementation and evaluation of STEM SEL initiatives and curriculum. 
  5. Provide consistent communication with school Life Coaches on the integration of SEL activities within the classroom, and status reports on ABHS enrolled youth
  6. Establish a positive helping relationship with ABHS enrolled youth
  7. Participate in all trainings for staff related to STEM SEL integration in the classroom
  8. Share information and best practices in STEM SEL implementation with WUSD and STEM SEL staff
  9. Provide technical assistance during implementation of STEM SEL lessons
  10. Provide oversight for technology devices used in the classroom
  11. Coordinate and helps organize any special STEM SEL events/activities including before school, after school, lunchtime, weekends and holidays
  12. Promote and model continuous professional development
  13. Maintain current knowledge of ABHS and WUSD, state and federal laws, regulations and policies affecting STEM SEL education
  14. Communicate and work effectively with a variety of audiences
  15. Adhere to high ethical standards and demonstrates professionalism when acting as an agent of the STEM SEL program
  16. Complete all necessary documentation and training related to SEL activities for ABHS enrolled youth on a daily basis
  17. Must maintain confidentiality of records relating to ABHS enrolled youth. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must be 21 years of age or older
  2. Must be a credentialed Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) or meet requirements to become credentialed
  3. Must hold a valid AZ Teaching License and have at least 3 years of teaching experience

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work Monday through Friday during school hours and extracurricular programs. 
  • Part-time position not to exceed 29 hours per week.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, good problem-solving skills, word processing, electronic presentation, web navigation, and email management skills required.
  • Knowledge of computer security and confidentiality expectations. 
  • Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials.

 

EDUCATION:


Bachelor’s Degree in a STEAM related field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math) with teacher certification and/or a Bachelor's in Education with continuing education credits.
 

**NOTE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473).

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Constant: standing. Frequent: repetitive use of hand, walking, standing, bending neck and waist, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting neck and waist, simple grasping of left and right hand, power grasping right and left hand, fine manipulation right and left hand, pushing and pulling right and left hand, reaching above shoulder level, reaching below shoulder level, lifting objects weighing up to 25 pounds from below the waist to a height of 3 feet. 

 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  The employment is considered “at will” and agree that employment can be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time at the option of either the employee or the company.