Site Coordinator Aquaponics / STEM Education Program - (Pittsburgh)

Posted on: 11/02/17

Description

Job Description The Door Campaign (TDC) creates educational spaces in the City of Pittsburgh to promote STEM learning experiences through aquaponics.General Position Summary School-based site coordinators will oversee the delivery of our Aquaponics Sustainability Program at designated TDC school partner sites. The primary function of the site coordinator position is to facilitate effective program delivery by providing on-site supervision of program logistics. The site coordinator will act as a critical communication and leadership liaison between program teachers, TDC’s Program Coordinator, and school administration. They must act as a competent representative of TDC, operating with a friendly and flexible yet objective-oriented manner while on site, building relationships with classroom teachers and school staff, and demonstrating a commitment to quality of programs, and the ability to function effectively within the school environment. This position is part-time.Primary responsibilities of the Site Coordinator include: Be in classrooms and assist teachers during Aquaponics Sustainability Program workshops Manage direct implementation of the program including: communicating regularly with teachers; coordinating site schedules, documenting student attendance and completed surveys; and encouraging feedback from teachers about delivery and effectiveness of the program Act in an instructional capacity at times, including assisting with lesson delivery while workshops are taking place and acting as a supplemental facilitator Lead program set up and clean-up efforts: making sure materials are available/distributed to teachers and that appropriate materials (attendance and surveys) are collected when necessary Send weekly update to Program Coordinator outlining highlights, upcoming tasks, and general notes Coordinate 2 classroom site-visits per semester (for key stakeholders) Attend all required TDC training meetings (several throughout the school year) Maintain consistent communication with the Program Coordinator about teachers, program quality and general operationsCharacteristics Detail-oriented Team-player Reliable when working independently Experience serving a diverse population of students, teachers, and community partners Must have High School Diploma or G.E.D. and maintain current PA Act 33/34 clearance Access to a car preferred To apply, contact Cecilia Lapp Stoltzfus, Program Coordinator. Email: clappstoltzfus@pulsepittsburgh.org, Phone: (240) 413-1273

Ad Number: 21096650