• Lead Teacher - Part Time

    Snapology of Cypress & The Woodlands
    Job Description

    Position Summary:

    This position is part-time. Depending on candidate availability and the time of year, Instructors typically work between 6-30 hours per week.

    The primary focus of this position will be to teach Snapology programs. Instructors are asked to promote creativity, teamwork and problem solving skills while educating students on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) concepts. Programs are conducted for children ages 2-14, although not all instructors are required to teach all age groups.  This role requires internal collaboration and communication with Snapology leadership as well as representing the Snapology organization to parents & children with a high degree of professionalism. 

    Role & Responsibilities:

    • Lead groups of up to 24 students through curriculum-guided activities;
    • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment;
    • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures;
    • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of Snapology;
    • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies;
    • Adequately prepare for each program by reading curriculum, watching training videos and/or participating in face-to-face training sessions;
    • Handle inquiries from parents regarding Snapology programs;
    • Encourage students & parents to enroll students in future Snapology programs;
    • Participate in periodic Snapology training & staff meetings as required
    • Willing to commute to the location of the classes

    Qualifications:

    • Criminal and Child Clearances must be current
    • 2 or more years of experience working with children in a classroom or camp environment
    • Education degree or teaching experience recommended, teachers pursuing a degree in education will also be considered for this position
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis

    Programs Available to Teach:

    • After-school and/or evening Classes (September – May)
      • 1-2 hours in length and occur between 2:30 – 5:00pm Monday-Friday
    • Evening Classes
      • 1-2 hours in length and occur between 4:00 – 9:00pm Monday-Friday
    • Weekend Workshops
      • 2-4 hours in length and occur on Friday, Saturday or Sunday
    • Summer Camps (June – August)
      • 1.5-7 hours in length (typically 3 hours per day) and occur between 9am – 5pm Monday-Friday
    • Other Camps & Workshops (Holiday Break, Spring Break, In-Service Days)
      • 1.5-7 hours in length (typically 3 hours per day) and occur between 9am – 5pm Monday-Friday
    • Birthday Parties
      • 2 hours in length and occur on Friday, Saturday or Sunday
    • Special Events
      • 1-8 hours in length and occur anytime

    Location:

    • Northwest Houston, Cypress, The Woodlands
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