26 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

STEAM:CODERS inspires underserved and underrepresented K-12 students and their families through the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (S.T.E.A.M.), in preparation for academic and career opportunities. We are a 501©(3) nonprofit.

About this job

Instructors deliver a predetermined curriculum, supervise the classroom activities and work with an Assistant Instructor, Site Coordinator and Volunteers to create a productive, fun and enlightening experience for the students. Instructors help set-up and organize the day’s activities and maintain a clean and safe classroom and workspace.

This role requires someone with a strong work ethic, a passion for K-12 education, punctuality and responsibility. Candidates should possess a can-do attitude, patience and resourcefulness. Prior experience working with K-12 students is preferred. Candidates need deep academic knowledge in their content area and a dedication to creating an inclusive learning environment, with strong communications/interpersonal skills. The Instructor will be responsible for designing and implementing a STEAM course (i.e., Computer Science, Robotics, etc.). Classes include, but are not limited to, the following; coding, programming (Scratch, JavaScript, Python, HTML C++ etc.), creating apps and problem solving. We teach students how to think! Classes are offered in Pasadena, Los Angeles, Claremont, La Verne, Glendale, South Los Angeles, Inglewood, Long Beach.

This position is part-time. Salary is $20-25/hr.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Teach a 3-hour Computer Science course, for 8-10 consecutive Saturdays or 1.5 hours after school
  • Develop, update, revise and prepares class syllabus, lesson plans, presentations, handouts and other materials to effectively instruct students
  • Provide instruction for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels
  • Ensures participants acquire the basic computer knowledge required for the class
  • Nominate candidates for awards ceremony recognition
  • Demonstrate strong instructional and classroom management skills using technology
  • Develop a curriculum and project based learning systems


  • Four-year degree (completed or in progress) preferred
  • A minimum of one year teaching experience and/or relevant STEM work experience
  • Content competency and enthusiasm for subject area required
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working with underrepresented/underserved K-12 students
  • Desire to teach with technology and improve technological skills
  • Excellent classroom management/teaching skills; openness to new teaching paradigms
  • Experience in collaboratively developing curriculum and project based learning classes

To apply

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to