Launch provides inspiring afterschool programs by merging innovative curriculum with an engaging learning experience to foster appreciation and generate excitement for STEM topics. Designed for kids ranging from toddlers to tweens, Launch's unique programs spark each child's intrinsic desire to learn.
The company is hiring part-time instructors to work with students individually, in small groups, and in afterschool classes.
Launch Instructors work in the learning center in Manhattan, in students' homes, virtually, or in one of our many partner schools leading project based enrichment classes focused on STEM and/or tutoring students in math. Examples of STEM classes include (but are not limited to): , , , and our "I Wanna Be..." series featuring , , and ! Launch offers private or group math sessions focused on remediation, homework help, and test prep.
As a Launch Instructor you are expected to:
Provide top quality instruction utilizing proven Launch methods, curriculum, and provided materials
Enthusiastically engage students during instructional sessions
Help students gain confidence in their ability to learn and succeed
Constantly assess and consider ways to improve classroom experience
Maintain regular communications with the Launch Program Coordinators
For STEM classes, subject matter expertise in related sciences, tech, or math; A passion and skill for building hands-on projects with kids; Ability to code using Scratch, Python, and/or App Lab a big plus
For math tutoring, must have strong proficiency in primary school math through Algebra, with Precalculus a plus.
Strong desire to teach children
Personable, friendly, reliable and communicative
Previous experience working with students as a tutor or in a similar capacity
A relatively flexible schedule and the ability to commit to servicing students for an extended duration, preferably a full academic year
Most important, the belief that every student can learn and love math and science
$25 per hour
For STEM classes, all curriculum and materials are provided (you do not need to create lesson plans)