BGC Virtual Afterschool Club Instructor for Grades 3-5 (Remote)

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Type

Contract (REMOTE)

About the Role

Positions Available: 2 for Grades 3-5
Contract Dates: MARCH 2022 - MAY 2022 [9 to 11 weeks]
Specific dates TBD, and time ranges (2:00PM - 5:30PM Pacific Standard Time)
Compensation: $675

POSITION
The BGC Virtual Afterschool Club Instructor will lead the implementation of BGC curriculum,
teaching 10-30 students in Grades 3 - 5, while creating and maintaining a strong sisterhood
culture. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-performance environment and
demonstrate flexibility to last minute modifications (if necessary). The BGC Virtual Afterschool
Club Instructor will effectively and eagerly create a strong consistent club culture, effectively prep
for, and facilitate lessons, build relationships with Coders and work in collaboration with staff
and BGC Team. Ideal Candidates with a background in engineering, science, or technology are
preferred for this role, but not required. The successful candidate will have direct experience
teaching or coaching elementary, middle, or high school students, with strong classroom
management and community building skills. Ideal Candidates will have experience programming
in one or more coding languages and demonstrate capabilities using technology tools to facilitate
and teach coding (Zoom, PowerPoint, Google Drive, email etc.). Our BGC Virtual Afterschool Club
Instructor role will be a contracted position based virtually working in conjunction with the BGC
Virtual Afterschool Club Facilitator and BGC State Facilitator.

Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Participate in self-paced teacher/facilitator Professional Development (PD) prior to

Brown Girls Club start date (s)

• Prep lessons and complete projects prior to each club session to present material

effectively during club

• Facilitate learning around coding and programming to students through BGC curriculum

• Interact with youth and staff as a resource and STEAM Mentor

• Implement and maintain Brown Girls Code Club culture

• Participate and assist in implementation of Brown Girls Code evaluations

• Participate in BGC Club Kickoff and end of year demo day


QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

• Teaching groups of elementary, middle, or high school students in formal or informal

setting (preferred)

• Fluent with Python recommended but not required

• Experience with block coding recommended

• Strong classroom management/relationship building skills

• Demonstrates ability to problem solve

• Exceptional facilitation, communication, and presentation skills

• Well-versed in restorative practices and conflict management

• Enthusiasm and skill working in youth development

• Integrity, maturity, credibility, and a demonstrated commitment to Brown Girls CODE's

mission

• Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Commitment to complete entire project/contract

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment

• Be available 1-2 times per week, one hour per club session for 9 to 11 weeks. Totaling

in 27 hours for project.

• Must be willing to adhere to BGC Wellness Policy and Covid-19 onsite school

requirements [which includes being fully vaccinated and wearing N95 Masks when onsite]

• Zoom enthusiast

• BA/BS or higher in Computer Science or related technical field preferred but

professional experience is an acceptable substitute. College Applicants or Graduate

Students majoring in Early Childhood Education and/or STEAM related disciplines are

also encouraged to apply.


This position is a PAID contracted position. The position requires 11 hours of instructional time, 13

hours of preparation time, 2 hours (1 hr for onboarding/training and 1 hr for post review) and

1 hour of follow up. In total, the position requires 27 hours throughout the duration of this

Brown Girls Code Club Project.

About the Company

Launched in 2018, Brown Girls Code (BGC) is a global nonprofit organization working to close the
gender and diversity gap in technology. Our programs equip underrepresented girls ages 7 - 18
with the skills and training needed to pursue 21st Century opportunities in Computer Science,
Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and other STEAM-related fields. Our goal is to increase
their knowledge and enthusiasm for the fields while building confidence, technical acumen, and
sisterhood. We are changing the face of tech through our programming which include workshops
and afterschool clubs where we train girls in coding, cybersecurity, robotics engineering, digital
citizenship, cyberbullying prevention as well as the development of entrepreneurial and
leadership skills.