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$/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
- Knowledge of FLL robotics program asset)

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.