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Teen Program Coordinator

Company: YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS
Location: irving
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionMake an impact and provide leadership and guidance to our areas youth as a Teen Program Coordinator!Under the direction of the Association Sr. Director of Teen Programs, the Teen Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development and mentoring of assigned STEM-infused workshop settings. This position serves as a model of learning and leadership by providing STEM instruction to workshop participants, curriculum development and participating in profession development. The incumbent plans and expands efforts that support high quality integrative STEM education for students ages 9 to 14 years and utilizes knowledge about best practices and instructional strategies to develop STEM lessons and resources that directly support curriculum implementation. Seasonal responsibilities would include assisting with the operation and management of Youth and Government programming that promote civic engagement among the youth in middle and high school. This role would partner and assist teachers leading clubs as they prepare for civic competitions.Primary DutiesParticipates in STEM Professional Development training to build a practical awareness and understanding of STEM education.Plans, provides and evaluates instructional learning opportunities for participants within the workshops to build a collective vision and common framework for integrated STEM education.Maintain current STEM cross-curricula trends set by stakeholders.Develops and implements integrated STEM lessons across the curriculum to include appropriate STEM pedagogy that is aligned with the Standards of Learning.Maintains a learning environment infused with STEM practices that serves as a model workshop.Observes and conferences with supervisor to facilitate the community-wide development of STEM teaching.Maintains an inventory of materials to support the collection and organization of supplies necessary for teaching in a STEM setting.Performs other duties as assigned by the director or other appropriate administrator.Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities and assist with Youth and Government programs within a region that is seasonal.Preferred Qualifications:Degree from an accredited college/university.Expert level of technology and 21st century learning understanding and application. Deep knowledge of content standards, effective instructional strategies, and assessment driven instruction. Strong Google Apps for Education skills (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, etc).Experience (or familiarity with) tools such as, but not limited to: 3D printing, laser cutting, Arduino, Makey-Makey, Codecademy, Sphero, Code.org, Tynker, BeeBot, Parrot MiniDrone, computer programming, engineering, robotics. Curriculum development skillsHighly effective communication, listening, collaboration, and interpersonal skills. Effective written, verbal, and technology-based communication skills.Experience working with youth ages 9 to 14.Evidence of productive experience with problem-based learning.

Keywords: YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS, Irving , Teen Program Coordinator, Other , irving, Texas

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