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Our after school program "Toyology: Science Through Toys" is seeking dedicated and creative part-time teachers and assistants to facilitate STEM-based learning in local elementary schools throughout the Bay Area. Our staff have the opportunity to work with 50+ elementary schools across the Bay Area from Walnut Creek to San Francisco. This job is a perfect opportunity for college students, teachers in training programs, retired teachers, and individuals who love working with children.
Multiple public and private elementary schools located throughout the Bay Area. We make every effort to only assign schools that are within what you determine to be a reasonable commuting distance.Currently, programs are located in San Francisco, Alameda, Berkeley, Richmond, Oakland, Piedmont, Castro Valley, Union City, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Danville, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, and more.
Toyologists learn on the job classroom management skills, and practice the Sarah’s Science approach of positive reinforcement to teaching and interacting with children. We foster an inclusive and inviting learning environment by ensuring that every student builds a working toy based on our science lesson during every class.Those who wish to join our team must have demonstrated leadership/teaching experience, excellent communication skills, and a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children is a must. Upon being hired, you must be willing to pay for and obtain Live Scan clearances (fingerprinting background checks) and receive a negative TB-Test result - both of which are eligible for reimbursement after the completion of a full session.
Founded in 1987 by Sarah Shaffer, Sarah's Science is a women owned, community oriented science education company. Our mission is to provide kids aged 5-15 with a unique approach to learning about the wonderful world of science and nature. Ultimately, we believe that we can inspire our youth by showing them that learning can be fun and rewarding.
We offer outdoor summer day camps in Oakland and Berkeley, after school classes during the school year, day camps during school breaks, as well as evening and weekend workshops throughout the Bay Area.
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