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STEM Facilitator/Robotics

Job Description and Requirements

Primary Responsibility:

  • Conduct STEM and Maker related programs and activities in an engaging and interesting approach to excite young learners.
  • Be a coach and mentor to learners to explore, be curious and creative in their approach to learning, knowledge acquisition and being a Maker.
  • Be updated on current learning approaches, technologies for learning and adapt them to needs of learners and formal/informal learning environments.
  • Provides direction  in the development of a comprehensive STEM curriculum for all K-12 schools
  • Enhancement of the STEM curriculum for instructional programs and collaborates with teachers and administration in the development and maintenance of the STEM curriculum

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Design and conduct STEM workshops for learners from age 8 to 24.
  • Support students in innovative design, tinkering, making and prototyping.
  • Implement inquiry based, hands-on and technology based STEM activities and guide student centered projects.
  • Use enquiry based learning strategies to create facilitator presentations and guides, student guides, and other learning assets.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders and manage logistics related to running of the space and ensure a safe learning environment.
  • Apply caring and compassionate behavior towards all students helping to create a positive learning environment.
  • Evaluate workshop and activities, collect data and provide reports.
  • Create new and innovative programs in STEM+ that uses technology based hands-on creative methods.
  • Implement and promote latest Innovation based STEM+ programs to clients in education, government and corporate.

 

Metrics & Organization Management:

  • Performance Metrics:
    • Engaging workshop content and execution
    • Innovative projects by participants
    • Workshop feedback from participants, teachers, community and stakeholders
    •  Meeting workshop schedules and needs

 

Reporting - STEM Business Unit Head

Qualifications, Experience and Education Requirements

A mature goal-oriented professional with

  • Graduate in Engineering, Science and/or Mathematics
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting successful learning workshops for youth
  • 2 years STEM related Teaching or Facilitation experience 

 

Mandatory Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and Facilitation skills
  • Passion for making, building, constructing, tinkering, and problem solving

  • Being able to engage young learners and motivate a maker mindset
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic       
  • Effective Classroom Management skills
  • Awareness of New Media and Emerging Technologies
  • Ability to source, evaluate and customise content for learners of varying ages and purpose
  • Knowledge of learning design approaches and application
  • Ability to conduct Train-the-trainer sessions for teachers