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

  • Part-time
  • $14,50/hour
  • September 2017 to June 2018
  • Maximum 5 hours per week for one class
  • Possibility for more than one contract
  • Montreal and South Shore or Quebec or Kahnawake
  • Possibility of renewal and flexible hours

APPLICATION

Send your resume to imoharrem@fusionjeunesse.org. We only contact applicants who meet our needs and criteria.

DESCRIPTION

  • 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.

 REQUIREMENTS

Academic

  • 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
  • Any experience working with children with learning or behavioural difficulties
  • Volunteer work or any other tangible experience working with youth (day or vacation camps, tutoring, etc.)
  • Must have a strong desire to be a role model for the school’s students, and act as an agent of social change

Language(s)

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

Computer

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

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND

Verification is required to work with a vulnerable clientele. This check is done during the hiring.