• Part-time
  • Québec

Your role will be to shepherd students through the process of putting together their robotics project. For the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) (special education and regular classes of students ages 9 to 14), as project coordinator, you will mentor the students as they ready their projects, based on the 3 areas they will be judged on: project, core values and robot design.
For the FIRST LEGO League Jr. (FLL Jr.) (special education and regular classes of students ages 6 to 9), as project coordinator, you will provide support to the students and teachers, as they produce a Show Me Poster and a motorized Model made of LEGO parts related to this year’s challenge topic.

Terms:

Contract Period:

September 2017 to June 2018

Number of hours of work:

Maximum 5 hours per week for one class

Salary:

14,50$ per hour

Other benefits:

Montreal and South Shore or Quebec or Kahnawake
Possibility of renewal and flexible hours

Responsibilities:

- Having the students benefit from your expertise by putting forward projects that are integrative, stimulating and wide-ranging;
- Working closely with the school’s teachers and administrators, and Youth Fusion officials, in order to maximize the project’s impact and awareness within the school;
- Maintaining a professional relationship with the school (diligent attendance, communications, adherence to the culture and rules of the school environment, etc.);
- Taking initiative, being creative and a self-starter, in order to effectively contribute to the project’s execution and success;
- Attending team and progress meetings;
- Supervising the students and looking after their safety;
- When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring university or the project itself before our partners;
- Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled.

Knowledge and skills:

Currently enrolled in a university program, related to engineering, science or science education, or any other related field

Experience:

- Experience working with elementary and high school students

Will be considered as asset
- Knowledge of FLL robotics program

Languages:

- Spoken and written French
- Spoken and written English (some English schools will be participating in the program)

Software:

Office Suite
Excellent command of at least one programming language (C++, C, Java, Python, etc.)

Criminal background:

A criminal background check and vulnerable sector screening is required for this position. The process is subject to a confidentiality protocol between Youth Fusion and the SPVM.