Maine Central Institute is seeking a Robotics Instructor for its Summer STEAM Camp. The position has a start date of Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 21.
This position is ideal for teachers and graduate students focused on education, STEM, and robotics. The Robotics instructor will have access to VEX EXP Classroom Kits, Sphero Bolt power pack, and Sphero Indi class pack. Responsibilities include modifying VEX based robotics curriculum to fit the summer schedule, leading 6 daily robotics sessions, and ensuring an inclusive learning environment for all students.
Founded in 1866, Maine Central Institute is an independent town academy serving students in grades 9-12 from surrounding local communities as well as international students from over 30 countries.
This is a seasonal position, with the possibility of recurring employment in subsequent summers.
MCI offers on campus housing for those interested, including daily meals in the dining hall.
Scott Giallombardo, Dean of Academics & Director of Summer Programs
Maine Central Institute
295 Main Street
Pittsfield, Maine 04967
Previous experience working with students in a classroom, camp or similar environment; prior high/middle school robotics teaching is preferred; experience with students with a wide range of abilities and international students preferred.
Proficiency in use of instructional technology; experience with a 1:1 program a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with students, parents, peers, and supervisors.
Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Robotics, Computer Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, or Education
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, completed MCI Job application (MCI Job Application) and three letters of reference.
MCI pledges to provide a rigorous, comprehensive educational program to a multicultural student body with a wide range of abilities and interests. In a safe and caring atmosphere, students will acquire knowledge, self-esteem, social responsibility, and the critical thinking and communication skills necessary for global citizenship and lifelong learning. - MCI's Mission Statement
MCI is located in a rural, picturesque region of central Maine in the town of Pittsfield, appreciated for being a safe, family-oriented community. It is located within 30 minutes of Waterville and Bangor, and 90 minutes from Portland, conveniently accessible by Interstate 95. MCI serves a multicultural population of residential students representing many different states and several foreign countries. The school also serves 300+ day students from the towns of Burnham, Detroit, Pittsfield and other surrounding communities. The progressive educational program serves a wide range of abilities and interests.
* MCI, founded in 1866, has a rich educational tradition
* we offer a comprehensive educational program serving students in grades 9-12, PG with a wide range of abilities and interests
* we... provide a safe, caring, supportive atmosphere
* we are proud of our diverse student body
* we offer extensive choices for athletic, extracurricular and academic enrichment opportunities
* Maine Central Institute provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.