4-H Program Instructor (LTE)
Brown County 4-H Youth Development is expanding its afterschool programming focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). 4-H Afterschool Instructors will teach hands-on, pre-written robotics and coding curriculum to K-3rd grade students at 13 Green Bay Public Elementary Schools during the afterschool times of 2:30-6:00p.m. four days a week. Instructors are being recruited to teach a series of 45 minute lessons, pre-written curriculum. The Afterschool Instructor will be responsible for the following tasks.
Review curriculum and prepare for weekly activities
Instruct students using hands on learning and teaching techniques
Coach, motivate and encourage delete – the students.
Compile evaluation data and prepare summary for each school.
Teaches established STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) robotics oriented program curriculum through project-based learning methods in after school program setting for youth enrolled in kindergarten through third grade.
Teaches youth to work collaboratively to solve problems and to think logically and creatively.
Maintain a strong commitment to creating a welcoming environment that is encouraging and engaging for youth.
Conduct program evaluation as requested.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by the Extension Brown County.
Performs related functions as assigned.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
General office equipment
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred (youth development, human behavior, volunteer coordination, education, extension education, recreation, or a related behavioral science field); experience teaching STEM to youth in grades kindergarten through third grade; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and understanding of STEM, preferably basic robotics and/or coding, with ability to teach STEM related programming to youth in kindergarten through third grade.
Understanding of the 4-H program and knowledge of Brown County youth and family programming is preferred.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize a computer and required software.
High level of organization, teaching, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to understand, motivate, and work effectively with a wide variety of youth and adults with a unique understanding of youth development.
Ability to work well as a member of a team.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to make individual arrangements for transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions.
The 4-H Afterschool Instructor will be accountable to the Extension Brown County 4-H Youth Development Educator for programmatic leadership and the Extension Brown County Department Head for administrative issues.
Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
Intermittent standing, walking, and sitting; occasionally driving.
Using hand(s)/feet for repetitive single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling, and operating controls.
Occasional bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, reaching, and grappling.
Communicating orally in a clear manner.
Distinguishing sounds at various frequencies and volumes.
Distinguishing people or objects at varied distances under a variety of light conditions.
Withstanding temperature changes in the work environment.