Are you looking to work in a project-based learning/teaching environment with children, LEGOs, and endless creativity?
At Kidizens, we are building responsible, future leaders, one city, one project at a time. Our mission is to cultivate creative, critical, and civically responsible thinking that can be the foundational pillar of future learning in life.
Kidizens is an innovative civic and economic educational enrichment program for Kindergartners through 6th graders. Kid “citizens” create an enormous metropolis out of LEGO bricks, and in the process, learn about government, economics, real-life problem solving and much more.
Kidizens Teachers help facilitate this collaborative building process by acting as moderators and facilitators, guiding children through a variety of fun lessons, and challenging them to think critically about socially responsible solutions, as they build a LEGO city! Our project-based learning approach equips kids with 21st Century skills while enabling lots of LEGO fun!
This position is multi-faceted. Candidates must have a B.A. degree in a related field, experience with children, related subject expertise or passion, technology experience, and possess strong classroom and behavioral management skills. Exceptional candidates with an A.A. degree will also be considered. The ideal candidate is someone who is creative, flexible, enthusiastic, committed, positive, capable, and has a pleasant demeanor. We are looking to hire full-time and part-time (morning or afternoon) teachers now for our year-long program.
This person will be primarily responsible for working with students ages 6-12. In addition to the teaching responsibilities, this position will include additional duties such as marketing, spreading the awareness of the program with local school districts, curriculum development, and maintaining parent relations. The candidate should be able to work independently or as a member of a team and must be able to communicate openly in a professional manner with everyone. They must demonstrate a high degree of integrity and an ability to handle multiple priorities and strict deadlines.
Ideal candidates are thought/policy leaders, educators, professionals, and ambitious college students looking to gain experience in the field of education.This position is perfect for educators who are looking to get more hands-on experience with a project-based curriculum and SEL curriculum, while having a highly fulfilling experience working with children and engaging with them in a creative manner. We are looking for teachers who can bring their experience, civic awareness, and creativity to add high impact to our program, deliver our classes in an engaging manner, and enhance our students’ overall experience. Getting involved with Kidizens is a civically rewarding experience.
Compensation: Compensation will be based on experience. We offer benefits including paid medical, vacation, holidays and sick-days for all our full-time employees.
Please visit our website www.thekidizens.com for further information on our program or email [email protected] for further information on our program. Thanks!
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Location: Los Altos, Belmont and off-site locations within 5-10 mile radius