Robotics Activity Instructor South Bronx Academy
Company: Good Shepherd Services
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than
85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year –
and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for
success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of
every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in
whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work
in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a
fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to
fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our
team and help make a difference!
Activity Instructor (Robotics) will teach
individuals and groups basics and principles of
Reports to: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AFTER SCHOOL AT
Location: 778 Forest Ave, Bronx,
Hours: Up to 6
in the recruitment of class participants.
and teach well planned robotic classes to participants.
participants the principles of building structurally sound robots
using LEGO blocks.
explain clearly functions of power source, sensors, motors and
structural members of a robot while relating it to
the basics of how to program a robot using the LEGO Mindstorms
Robotics curriculum (based on students’ interest). Curriculum will
promote creativity, self-expression, mastery, and emotional and
and participate in staff meetings.
a youth development, strength’s based environment, fostering a
sense of belonging, safety, and community to
for the setup, operation and clean up of activities and the
organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and
lesson/activity plans in advance.
program participants in examining choices, following directions and
becoming involved in program activities.
School diploma or GED required.
college and experience with adolescents preferred.
have experience teaching robotics in the context of after school or
or camp like setting.
possess working knowledge of robotics, problem solving skills, and
fluency of logic needed for simple computer
and/or training relevant to the position required.
- Must be
able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group
verbal and written communication skills.
have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth
Good Shepherd Services is an
equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an
anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up
for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees
from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct
service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey,
uphold our values
and believe in our
mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative
leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we
work in partnership with.
Good Shepherd Services is
committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for
all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors,
and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin
(ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or
military status, in any of our activities or operations. These
activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination
of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of
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