||Does working for a company that changes young girls’ life interest you? Are you an educator of children and have a passion for teaching? Do you share a vision of giving back to your community? If these statements resonate with you, join us at Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma.
We are looking for a certified teacher who will use their creativity with our Girl Scout troops and youth groups. A major aspect of this position will be implementing and overseeing a recently awarded 5 year grant from the National Science Foundation and OSU EPSCoR. This grant provides funding to work in conjunction with OSU EPSCoR researchers to develop a STEM educational curriculum to supplement the national Girl Scout Leadership Journey experience for all girls across the Council’s jurisdiction.
You must be an energetic, enthusiastic, organized and experienced educator, with a strong desire to contribute skills and ideas in an informal, hands-on learning environment and a passion to create meaningful, learning experiences with people of all ages.
Our educators will:
- Develop curriculum and easy to use science “kits.”
- Pilot the developed STEM curriculum through direct program facilitation with girls in grades K-12.
- Recruit and train volunteers, in-person and virtually, to integrate and facilitate this supplemental STEM program into their local Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
- Provide ongoing on-site support and instruction for each of the 31 Girl Scout Community Service teams and their associated volunteers to support implementation of the STEM curriculum.
- Support departmental collaborations with regional volunteers and organizations to deliver on Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma’s strategic STEM goals, overall strategic plan, and program initiatives.
- Work directly with girls, parents and volunteers.
- Manage grant contracts and outcomes.
- Collaborate with OK EPSCoR researchers.
- Create and manage internships/fellowship program.
This motivated team player will possess the following experience, abilities and skills:
- Bachelors or Master’s degree in Education.
- Teacher certification with K-12 classroom experience preferred.
- Knowledge of, and experience in, Girl Scout program and operations preferred.
- Excellent administrative, organizational, time management, communication, public speaking, and leadership skills.
- Proficient computer skills including word processing and excel skills (i.e. Microsoft Office systems); ability to navigate and use Personify or similar software.
- Ability to work independently and as a team member and handle multiple priorities.
- Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines with overlapping projects.
- Ability to motivate volunteers and promote teamwork.
- Ability to travel up to 40% of the time and work a flexible schedule, including some weekends for events/business.