“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
BrainBoost Education is looking for an enthusiastic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) tutor, starting in January 2018, who wants to teach young people, and develop their Math and Science abilities.
You will work 15-20 hours a week (with potential for increase) in the afternoon/evenings (scheduled between 1pm and 9pm). Experience teaching Math and Chemistry at high school level is considered an asset.
If you are looking for a unique educational challenge, are available in the evenings, and need to supplement your income, this job is perfect for you.
BrainBoost Education promotes, develops and delivers unique learning experiences tailored to students seeking additional learning support, as well as those who may not be accommodated in traditional educational settings. The one-to-one tutoring and ATS (Alternative to School) program provide spaces for students and tutors/teachers to come together and work toward specific learning goals in an inclusive community and in ways that are relevant to the student. BrainBoost designs experiences that challenge, inspire, and match the student’s learning style and personality. We are located in our Hub near West Broadway and Blenheim in Kitsilano.
We are looking for an individual who has:
a passion for STEM and wants to share this love with others
experience tutoring Math 9-12
experience tutoring Chemistry 11/12
knowledge of Physics 11/12 and Science 10
knowledge of BC curriculum is an asset
excitement for teaching and a desire to have a positive impact on a student’s relationship with knowledge
experience working with high school students
experience working with students who may experience learning disabilities (considered an asset)
experience working with students with giftedness (considered an asset)
ability to be self-reflective
The job entails:
working one-to-one and in small groups with students
creating/preparing materials to make the curriculum interesting and engaging
filing reports on the progress of students and tutoring sessions
seeking and responding to feedback from students and case managers
The job offers:
joining a passionate community of educators who exhaust every strategy to ensure a successful learning outcome for each student.
mentoring by staff with experience in educational psychology and practices
support and guidance as you apply new principles in your work
opportunities to exchange and discuss ideas with colleagues who engage in ongoing dialogue about education
$25.50 – 30 per tutoring session (one hour teaching and prep time), depending on your education and experience
Job Type: Part-time
Required education: Bachelor Degree
Required experience: Teaching – 2 years