Bilingual In-School Facilitator
Title: Bilingual (Spanish + English) In-School Facilitator
Reports to: Code Savvy Director of Educator Training
Status: Contract, Part-Time (Full-Time may become available in the future)
Location: Twin Cities, MN
Code Savvy is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization working to interrupt and counteract existing gender, racial, and economic gaps in computing by equipping youth and educators with the knowledge, skills, and support to create with technology. We do this work through partnerships with schools and communities to expand equitable and engaging computer science education for all students. Our school partnership engagements include educator training, ongoing educator computer science (CS) coaching, co-planning and co-teaching, standards alignment, curriculum development (both stand-alone CS and integrated with other subjects), and recommendations on CS curricular materials and supplies.
Code Savvy is looking for a PT facilitator to support our school partnerships with Spanish-speaking partners! Join us to expand equitable and engaging computer science education through educator training and support.
The ideal candidate for the Bilingual In-School Facilitator role is fluent in Spanish and has some experience with computer science (CS) and/or STEM concepts or tools. This person will help to support our school partners by working on-site at the schools to provide CS classroom support.
Successful candidates will have availability during the school day and have a passion for incorporating equitable teaching practices that support underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and female-identifying youth. (Training is provided)
This position is a part-time contract position joining our Educator Training and School Partnership team to support our school partnership programs. The preferred start date is yesterday (ha! ASAP).
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Work as a member of our educator training and school partnership team to facilitate in-person CS learning with our elementary or secondary educators
Assist teachers in their classrooms by providing oversight and mentorship to the students as they work through the CS curriculum
Serve as an ambassador for Code Savvy and Code Savvy’s mission and values to the school communities in which you work, fostering a commitment to equity and access to CS ed and creating educational environments in which students can thrive and reach their highest potential.
Support multiple school partnership projects through participation in team and school meetings, project planning, data collection, and reporting
Experience & Qualifications:
As our ideal candidate, you have experience teaching and supporting CS/STEM education as a mentor or training facilitator; strong writing and communications skills; are quick to pick up new technology, effectively prioritize and multi-task, and work well both independently and on a team.
Required Skills & Experience:
Fluency in the Spanish language
Some familiarity with computer science concepts and/or tools like Scratch, Python, Jupiter Notebooks, etc. (willingness to learn is more important than experience)
Ability to pass a background check in order to work in person within our school partner facilities
Good communication skills and openness for feedback
Preferred Skills & Experience:
Experience working as a mentor or facilitator in youth-oriented workshops or learning environments
Submit a cover letter that highlights your relevant experience, and your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The initial review of applications for this position will happen on a rolling basis
Our team will review all applications and if we believe your qualifications would make a great fit, we'll contact you to schedule an informational interview.
All interviews will be conducted virtually via Zoom
This position is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota - no relocation assistance provided.
Code Savvy is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Code Savvy does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Code Savvy will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.