Job Opportunities

 

Saturday Enrichment Instructor

Position Description:

The Robinson Center (RC) is seeking candidates to teach classes for highly interested and motivated students in the Saturday Enrichment Program. The quarterly program will serve students currently in the
K-8th grade. This position involves curriculum development, class instruction, supervision of a teaching assistant, and working with the Robinson Center staff on activities related to dissemination.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Course development and instruction;
  • Preparation of course materials, syllabi, lectures and presentations. Some of these will be kept on file at the Robinson Center for dissemination with teacher consent as appropriate;
  • Preparation of student assessments to monitor student progress;
  • Class preparation time as required;
  • Communication with students and families;
  • Collaboration with the Robinson Center Staff on dissemination of class activities;
  • Approving teaching assistant’s timesheets;
  • Other duties as needed.

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in subject matter;
  • At least two years teaching experience;
  • Experiencing teaching youth identified as highly capable;
  • Able to attend all class sessions and staff orientation;
  • The ability to work collaboratively with staff and students at the Robinson Center.

Desired:

  • Experience teaching academically advanced pre-K – 12th grade students.

Conditions of Employment:

  • A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to employment;
  • Work schedule with varying hours on Saturdays of each quarter.

Apply:

Send a letter of interest, resume, and abstract of the proposed class (100-150 words with subject matter and proposed title) to RCHire@uw.edu.

Saturday Enrichment Teaching Aide

Position Description:

The Robinson Center (RC) is seeking Teaching Aide candidates to assist Saturday Program Instructors in classes for highly interested and motivated students in the Saturday Enrichment Program. The quarterly program will serve students currently in the K-8th grade.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Attending all class meetings;
  • Assist in daily attendance taking;
  • Prepping and assisting the instructor in class activities;
  • Work with students individually and in group settings;
  • Copying of course materials;
  • Documenting class activities with RC equipment;
  • Entering and submitting accurate hours worked on the UW online timesheet;
  • Other duties as needed.

Requirements:

  • Matriculating UW student status;
  • Genuine interest interacting and working with advanced elementary and middle-school students;
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently with staff and students at the Robinson Center.

Conditions of Employment:

  • A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to employment;

Apply:

Submit a letter of interest, resume, and unofficial transcript to RCHire@uw.edu.

Summer Program Instructor

Position Description:

The Center is seeking instructors to design and teach a multidisciplinary course appropriate for highly capable students and providing an academic experience for those who are participating in the Robinson Center’s 2019 Summer Program: Summer Challenge, a 3-week summer commuter program for students currently in the 5th -6th grade, and Summer Stretch, a 5-week summer program for 7th -10th graders.   This position involves day-to-day class instruction, supervision of teaching aides, and weekly and final individual progress reports.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Attending staff orientation prior to the start of the Summer Program;
  • Designing and developing course curriculum, with advice of the Summer Program Director, Principal and Assistant Principal;
  • Preparing all course materials, including letters to be sent to students, complete course syllabus, tests assignments, and informational handouts;
  • Classroom instruction;
  • Supervision of teaching aide(s);
  • Approving teaching assistant’s timesheets;
  • Coordination of all fieldtrips and purchasing of supplies;
  • Assessment of students’ progress, and completion of weekly progress reports and final transcripts;
  • Other duties as needed.

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in subject matter, or equivalent experience;
  • Experience teaching or working with youth
  • Able to attend all class sessions and staff orientation;
  • The ability to work collaboratively with staff and students at the Robinson Center.

Desired:

  • Experiencing teaching youth identified as highly capable;
  • Experience teaching academically advanced 5th – 11th grade students.

Conditions of Employment:

  • A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to employment.

Apply:

Send a letter of interest, resume, and abstract of the proposed class (100-150 words with subject matter and proposed title) to RCHire@uw.edu.

Summer Program Teaching Aide

Position Description:

The Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars offers Summer Challenge, a 3-week summer commuter program for students currently in the 5th-6th grade (July 8th– July 26th), and Summer Stretch, a 5-week summer program for 7th-10th graders (June 24th– July 25th). These programs offer highly capable students a fast-paced, challenging curriculum in varying subject matters.  The Center is currently seeking temporary, hourly teaching aides to support summer course instructors in the daily classroom activities.

The Summer Program Teaching Aide is required to attend an orientation before classes start and will assist the classroom teachers with all aspects of instruction and supervision. The teaching aide will report directly to the classroom teacher and be responsible for completing time sheets.

Duties may include but are not limited to assisting the teacher with the following:

  • Supervising students inside and outside of the classroom (to include fieldtrips when applicable);
  • Classroom activities, evaluations and attendance taking;
  • Copying of course materials, running class related errands, etc.;
  • Organizing, inventorying, and storage of class materials;
  • Monitoring of students’ behavior to ensure safety;
  • Preparing progress reports and final transcripts;
  • Organizing, inventorying, and storage of class materials
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Background in subject area;
  • Able to attend all class sessions and the staff orientation.

Desired:

  • Experience working with youth identified as highly capable.

Conditions of Employment:

  • A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to employment;

Apply:

Complete the Online Application.  Be prepared to upload a current resume, transcript, and 3 references in order to submit the application for consideration.

The Robinson Center is committed to providing a safe and welcoming space to people of all genders, religions, national origins, races, disabilities, sexual orientations, ethnicities, and documentation statuses.  We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind.