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Job Description:  It's going to be an exciting summer!  TECH-Nique is looking for dynamic individuals who embrace our mission of providing technology education programs to create change.  We are looking for current teachers to serve as online facilitators for our 2020 Summer Programs, the All That TECH Conference for Girls and the Technology Entrepreneurship to Create Change (TECC BOSS) Internship.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

As an online facilitator for TECH-Nique, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Regulating online course material in UX design, visual programming, digital marketing, Circuit Playground Express, Microsoft Power Apps, or data analysis.

  • Grading online assignments 

  • Providing discussion opportunities where participants use messages and comments to facilitate learning.

  • Supporting youth in their design of an app to address a community need.  

  • Support of youth while they move through the program, with empathy and restorative justice.  We are here to honor the identities of the youth and embrace their stories and communities.  

  • Participating in weekly support meetings with the team

  • Inspiring youth to reach their highest potential

  • Encouraging students to complete tasks - we are helpful, not punitive

  • Familiarity and comfort with implementation of PBIS principles 

  • Other duties as requested

 

QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

  • Comfortable learning a new technology skill

  • Classroom technology teaching experience with classrooms that have multiple modes of diversity (i.e. ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic diversity)

  • Familiarity and comfort with Restorative Justice practices

  • Exceptional organization and time management skills

  • Ability to adhere to deadlines, react to unpredictable events quickly and efficiently, be resourceful, manage conflict and challenges

VALUES AND MINDSETS

Here are our values at TECH-Nique:

  • An unwavering belief that every participant can learn technology

  • A commitment to encouraging marginalized groups, especially African-American girls, to consider the field of technology 

  • A commitment to providing a learning environment and program that is welcoming and encouraging to all of our participants

  • A high value placement on the communities and identities of our participants.  We DO NOT subscribe to respectability politics 

  • A commitment to creating an ecosystem of learners and leaders in technology

  • A lifelong learner mindset for all of us that are part of TECH-Nique

  • A growth mindset that embraces mistakes and values perseverance

Does this sound like you?  We would love to consider you!  

ONLINE LEARNING FACILITATOR

ABOUT TECH-Nique

TECH-Nique's mission is to address the gap in representation in the field of computer science by providing empowering community-based opportunities for marginalized groups in the field of technology.  We are a registered non-profit, 501(c)3 corporation.

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