Summer STEAM Camp Instructors
Company: Oakton Community College
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Continuing Ed, Training and Workforce Development
Des Plaines, IL
Mar 7, 2023
Open Until Filled
Part Time Staff
About Oakton College :
For over 50 years, Oakton College has been the setting where
thousands begin or continue their college or career studies.
Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more
than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life
for everyone who enters its doors.
Oakton College Youth STEAM program is looking for enthusiastic and
innovative instructors. More than just fun and games, our programs
provide engaging and unique learning opportunities on a college
campus. Students ages 8 to 12 can give their science, technology,
engineering, art, and math skills a workout through a range of
camps that are fun, yet academically challenging.
Essential Functions of the Position:
- Preparation of program learning activities and instructional
materials (as appropriate)
- Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and
meeting programs at scheduled times,
- Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and
procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and
final grades, and Compliance with institutional procedures
This position requires availability to teach in the evening and/or
on the weekends*. No
This position requires availability to teach on both the Des
Plaines and Skokie campuses*. No
This position requires availability to teach online in whole or in
Instructors are responsible for providing high-quality instruction
for youth participating in the STEM camps during the summer and
beyond. Required qualifications include:
- Must have either a degree/experience in education or
significant experience in one of the content areas being taught
- Must have demonstrated experience using technology in teaching,
training, or tutoring of youth
- Must have experience teaching, tutoring, or working with
- Must be available Monday through Thursday during the day
In addition to teaching responsibilities, instructors are also
responsible for working with STEAM assistants and meeting project
deadlines. Some courses require training which can be completed
online and will begin in April. This is a seasonal position for
June, July, and/or August with some opportunities for continued
teaching during the Fall and Spring semesters.
Youth STEM Content Area samples:
- Computer programming such as Python and Java Script
- Game design
- YouTube content creation
Preferred Qualifications (from the Minimum Qualifications for
Oakton Faculty document)*:
- Direct experience teaching/tutoring youth 8-13 on STEAM-related
Hourly: $40-$50 hourly
Must successfully complete a background check.
This position is located on the Des Plaines campus.
25 hours per week
For further details, visit our website at www.oakton.edu and select
the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.
Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of,
at least, three (3) professional references with contact
information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of
the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.
Oakton College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
institution, committed to employing competent, qualified
individuals. Oakton College does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age,
marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or
gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and
participation in its educational programs, college activities and
services, or in its employment practices.
Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without
notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are
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