Scope of Work:
This position is under the direction of the Executive Director of Education and will be tasked with overseeing the Learning Commons and to provide instruction in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) for all grade levels. The STEAM Teacher will also provide assistance to teachers in different disciplines to enrich the curriculum and resources in the classroom environment.
Oversees the Learning Commons area.
Participates in training and workshops in areas related to STEAM, Technology, and Makerspace.
Work with classroom teachers to integrate STEAM, MakerSpace, and related fields into their curriculum.
Provides instruction in STEAM, MakerSpace, and related subjects to students in all grade levels.
Participates in various competitions relating to STEAM and Robotics.
Help organize, develop and coordinate special STEAM events and activities.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor or the Executive Director
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform each essential with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Current and valid Teacher Certificate and or Deaf Education
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of STEAM, MakerSpace, and all applied learning related to the field of science and technology.
Deep understanding of student learning theory, brain-based learning and differentiated instruction.
Evidence of planning, organization, and time management
Proven ability to collaborate with teachers
Must be able to engage in conversation using American Sign Language and have good receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language.
Knowledge of STEM program
Knowledge of teaching principles, practices, techniques and approaches
Knowledge of child development theories and development stages and needs
Knowledge of learning theory and approaches
Knowledge of assessments procedures and techniques, test construction and evaluation methods
Knowledge of subject material, concepts and issues related to the grade/subject of instruction
Skills in planning and developing lesson plans consistent with approved curriculum.
Skill in presenting complex materials and concepts in an understandable level appropriate matter.
Skill in assessing and evaluating student performance and needs.
Skill in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, and supervisor.