Computer/Tech Systems, Education/Teaching/Training, Program Management
COMPELLING OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO FULFILL ON THEIR PURPOSE, MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE FOR OTHERS, AND WORK WITH A COLLABORATIVE TEAM IN AN INNOVATIVE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE!
The YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago is seeking an INSTRUCTOR for the TechGYRLS youth program for instructing technology classes. The primary responsibilities for the TechGYRLS instructor include promotion, implementation and evaluation of STEM based curriculum for youth that builds interest, confidence and competency, as well as strengthens life skills.
The Instructor -TechGYRLS is a contractual position, reporting to the Director of Economic Empowerment, located at the YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center on 6600 S. Cottage Grove in Chicago, IL 60637.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Develop curriculum and deliver exceptional instruction that ensures knowledge and professional growth for members • Regularly assess member mastery of the key skills and concepts • Create or recommend purchase of instructional materials, supplies, equipment, and visual aids • Recruit youth to participate in TechGYRLS • Ensure instructional equipment is user-friendly ready 100% of the time • Maintain accurate and thorough records of student achievement
QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum of three to five years of teaching experience in a related position • Two years of experience, education and training with youth, ages 9 - 14 years old • Fluent in both English and Spanish preferred but not required • Experience working with diverse and also underserved populations • Highly developed public speaking skills • Effective relationship-building, oral and written communication skills • Advanced to expert level of proficiency with MS Office Suites and social media platforms • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Software and other widely used software (e.g., Lego Robotics, Adobe Creative Suite, web-development tools, etc.) • Demonstrated advanced skill using PowerPoint • Availability to work Saturdays and evenings • Insurable driving record and own transportation for local travel requirements
About YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is committed to providing women with the support and tools needed to transform their lives, to be confident in their choices and to make valuable contributions to their communities.