Your role will be to arouse the scientific curiosity of elementary students (regular and special education classes at the elementary level) by organizing, jointly with the teachers, interactive and stimulating scientific activities during school hours. The activities must enable the students to grasp the scientific process, and they can take various forms: in-class science workshops, field trips, events, etc.

TERMS

  • Part-time
  • $14,50/hour
  • From September to June of the following year
  • Maximum 10 hours per week, per project
  • Possibility for more than one contract
  • Montreal and South Shore or Quebec
  • Possibility of renewal and flexible hours

APPLICATION

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

RESPONSABILITY

  • 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 linked to science, technology, science education or any other related field.
  • Hold a DEC Diploma of Collegiate Studies in Natural Sciences (pure and applied or health sciences).

 Experience

  • Experience working and interacting with elementary school students
  • Minded for creating and planning activities based on students’ age
  • Extensively adept at talking about science and facilitating scientific activities

 Will be considered as asset

  • Any experience related to popularizing science for the general public
  • 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.)

Language(s)

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

 Computer

  • Office Suite

 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND

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