Techie Workshop Instructor

Techie Workshop Instructor

Central and Northeast Ohio

Techie Workshops are one day, 4-hour experiences designed to engage elementary, middle and high school students in hands-on computer science activities, ranging from programming or app development to robotics or 3D printing. Each workshop has two (2) instructors and up to 20 students.

Dates:  Techie Workshops will be offered throughout the year.

Time: Techie Workshops typically run from 8:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-5:00pm on Saturdays. Instructors arrive one hour prior to program start and stay no later than one hour after program end.

Wage: $20 per hour (amount may vary by geographic area)

Part-time/Temporary position responsible for coordinating and implementing all day-to-day aspects of the program.

  • Attend training session prior to the program start date
  • Become knowledgeable of program tools (lessons/activities, software/hardware) prior to program sessions
  • Be able to explain complex ideas to students so they can relate and understand
  • Build a safe classroom environment conducive to collaborative and hands-on learning
  • Assist students with the successful completion of lessons/activities and evaluation
  • Record program activities through photos and videos, which need to be uploaded to Dropbox
  • Provide feedback on the students’ experience with the overall program
  • Provide TECH CORPS staff with all program and evaluation data as requested
  • Perform other duties as needed for the successful implementation of the program
  • Perform other duties as assigned

First and foremost, TECH CORPS is looking for folks who have: Passion (for the mission of the organization), Creativity and Initiative.

Additional qualifications include:

  1. Knowledge and/or experience leading, mentoring or teaching groups
  2. Effective communication and presentation skills
  3. Previous experience working with diverse populations and/or urban students is a plus
  4. Computer Science or Engineering major/program/degree preferred but not required

Content Knowledge/Experience (topic based on desired program offering):

  1. Programming/coding
  2. Web Design & Development (e.g. JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and Content Management Systems
  3. Graphic Arts and 2D or 3D Video Game Design
  4. Robotics and Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical)
  5. Open source software, including image, audio, video manipulation, web authoring and programming environments
  6. 3D Printing platforms (e.g. TinkerCAD, SketchUp)

Interested in any of the opportunities listed above…APPLY NOW!!

Have questions? Call TECH CORPS at (614) 583-9211