The Science and Tech instructor plans for and facilitates core activities for the Girls First Science and Tech track for girls grades 5-9. The instructor will have a provided curriculum and are encouraged to add to it with their own ideas, activities, and experiences. Instructors will also assist in the delivery of all camp-based and leadership-based group activities and may lead their group on off-campus trips or site visits. The goal of the Girls Science and Tech program is to expose campers to scientific methods through the lens of computers, animals, and humans.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience with veterinary science, biology, conservation, or related field required. This position is exempt and may work more than a 40-hour work week. Full vaccination against COVID-19 required.
- Prepares and facilitates program specific curriculum that is experiential in nature; builds curriculum using Girls First activity plans and/or personal curriculum and experiences.
- Works collaboratively with the leadership team to set schedules, determine supply needs, and plan off-campus trips and/or on-campus guest speakers.
- Demonstrate creative teaching techniques that engage the campers and are appropriate for the age group.
- Acts as a role model for campers and encourages their participation and creativity.
- Implements safety guidelines for all campers.
- Supports relations and communication among staff members to promote an atmosphere of support and cooperation in the camp.
- Assists in the delivery of camp-based and leadership-based group activities.
- Provides “camper comments” to be submitted to the Madeira Admissions team upon request.
- Attends staff training and set-up/clean-up days
- Completes First Aid and CPR training as part of Summer at Madeira staff training.
- Assists with residential and day camp pick-up and drop-off procedures
- Abides by the policies and procedures of The Madeira School as outlined in the Staff Handbook.
- Performs other duties as assigned.