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EV3 Lego Robotics
Design, construct and program interactive,
autonomous robots using EV3 LEGO®
motors, sensors, microprocessors, and
MindStorms® software.
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Coding | Game Design
Children will create their own
engaging and interactive video
games using Scratch, a software
developed by MIT Media Lab.
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LEGO® PRE-ROBOTICS
Share an hour with your preschooler constructing
and creating with LEGO®
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LEGO® WeDo Robotics
Students are introduced to robotics by building and
programming LEGO® projects, using sensors, motors
and LEGO®'s playful WeDo software.
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Our Mission

We ignite kids’ desire to explore, solve
problems and learn. We invent, build
and have fun with cool technologies.

roboJob Openings

P/T STEM TeacherP/T STEM Teaching AssistantP/T Early Childhood STEM TeacherOnsite Program Manager

Summary

RoboFun | Vision Education & Media is a growing company that provides fun and creative after-school programs for PK-12th grade youth. Our students use cutting edge technology to make projects that are personally meaningful to them. They build and program LEGO® robots, solder DIY electronic projects, create and code video games, and shoot stop motion animations. Learning happens in a way that focuses on the passion and interest of our students, while addressing academic content areas. Most importantly, our clubs are fun for our students!

RoboFun is seeking part-time instructors who are available to teach in our after school clubs. We provide paid training in the technology we use.

Our instructors are compensated at competitive rates, and those who demonstrate excellent classroom performance will be considered for additional teaching opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teach from 2+ days a week
  • Attend Vision Education & Media trainings to master different curriculum technologies
  • Independently gain proficiency with curriculum technologies
  • Maintain regular communication with Manager
  • Complete written reports detailing classroom activity within 24 hours of class
  • Supplement basic curriculum with additional activities/project ideas

Requirements

  • BA or BS degree with a background in education
  • Approximately two years of teaching experience either in a traditional school environment or within non-traditional teaching environments such as coaching or camp counseling
  • Ability to commit to teaching 2 days a week for a full semester
  • Proven mastery of classroom management techniques
  • Ability to independently get to and from program locations in and around 5 boroughs
  • Availability to attend staff trainings and workshops as required
  • Proficiency with computers & a desire to learn new technologies
  • Energy and enthusiasm about working with youth
  • Experience with educational technology is a plus

Benefits

  • Have fun while inspiring in children and young adults a love of STEM
  • Become part of a strong team of creative master teachers
  • Learn how to use emerging technologies in a non-traditional classroom
  • Tinker with, make and build cool things like robots and video games!

 

Graduate students are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter indicating what days they are available to careers@vemny.org with “Part-Time Teacher” in the subject of the email. RoboFun is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

RoboFun | Vision Education & Media is a growing company that provides fun and creative after-school programs for PK-12th grade youth. Our students use cutting edge technology to make projects that are personally meaningful to them. They build and program LEGO® robots, solder DIY electronic projects, create and code video games, shoot stop motion animations, and design web pages. Most importantly, our clubs, workshops and parties are fun for our students!

RoboFun is seeking part-time teaching assistants with flexible schedules who are available as needed to help students in grades PK-6 with their projects in after-school programs, workshops, birthday parties and summer camp.

We welcome people interested in education who may not be familiar with the particular technologies we use, provided they are eager to learn and passionate about technology education. Our teaching assistants are compensated at competitive rates, and those who demonstrate excellent classroom performance will be considered for additional opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Lead Teacher with after school clubs during the academic year
  • Assist Lead Teacher with birthday parties and special events on weekends
  • Assist Lead Teacher during full day Summer Camp Program from June-August 2016. Assistant positions are either from 8am-1pm or from 12pm-5pm
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed
  • Utilize Robofun | Vision Education & Media trainings to master different curriculum technologies

Requirements

  • Some experience working with children in a traditional or non-traditional environment
  • Energy and enthusiasm about working with youth
  • Ability to commit to program dates and trainings when scheduled
  • Ability to be on time and prepared for programs
  • Ability to independently get to and from program locations in and around the 5 boroughs
  • Proficiency with computers
  • Desire to learn new technologies
  • Experience with educational technology is a plus

Benefits

  • Have fun while inspiring in children a love of STEM
  • Hone your teaching skills with our strong team of creative master teachers
  • Learn how to use emerging technologies in a non-traditional classroom
  • Tinker with, make and build cool things like robots and video games!

High school, college, and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter to careers@vemny.org. RoboFun is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

RoboFun | Vision Education & Media is a growing company that provides fun and creative after-school programs for PK-12th grade youth. Our students use cutting edge technology to make projects that are personally meaningful to them. They build and program LEGO® robots, solder DIY electronic projects, create and code video games, and shoot stop motion animations. Learning happens in a way that focuses on the passion and interest of our students, while addressing academic content areas. Most importantly, our clubs are fun for our students!

RoboFun is seeking early childhood part-time instructors who are available to teach in our after school clubs. We provide paid training in the technology we use.

Our instructors are compensated at competitive rates, and those who demonstrate excellent classroom performance will be considered for additional teaching opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

    • Teach from 2+ days a week
    • Attend Vision Education & Media trainings to master different curriculum technologies
    • Independently gain proficiency with curriculum technologies
    • Maintain regular communication with Manager
    • Complete written reports detailing classroom activity within 24 hours of class
    • Supplement basic curriculum with additional activities/project ideas

 

Requirements

      • BA or BS degree with a background in education
      • Approximately two years of teaching PK-2nd grade students in a traditional school environment or within non-traditional teaching environments such as coaching or camp counseling
      • Ability to commit to teaching 2 days a week for a full semester
      • Proven mastery of classroom management techniques
      • Ability to independently get to and from program locations in and around 5 boroughs
      • Availability to attend staff trainings and workshops as required
      • Proficiency with computers & a desire to learn new technologies
      • Energy and enthusiasm about working with youth
      • Experience with educational technology is a plus

Benefits

      • Have fun while inspiring in children and young adults a love of STEM
      • Become part of a strong team of creative master teachers
      • Learn how to use emerging technologies in a non-traditional classroom
      • Tinker with, make and build cool things like robots and video games!

Graduate students are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter indicating what days they are available to careers@vemny.org with “Part-Time Early Childhood Teacher” in the subject of the email. RoboFun is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Overview

RoboFun | Vision Education & Media provides exciting, hands-on programs using emerging technologies for PK-12th grade youth. We ignite kids’ passion to explore and solve problems as they learn to invent, build, code, and collaborate. Our students build and program LEGO® robots, solder DIY electronic projects, create and code video games, shoot stop motion animations, and design web pages.

Job Summary

The Onsite Program Manager will manage all programs that run at our studio in Manhattan. This incudes: after school, school day, weekend, and vacation programs. It also includes our onsite summer camp, birthday parties, private lessons, and special events. The Onsite Manager will support marketing initiatives, including social media, print, and digital advertising campaigns. The Onsite Program Manger has one full time direct report at this time. Alongside the other two managers, the Onsite Program Manager oversees a team of around 40 part-time teachers.

The Onsite Program Manager reports to the CEO, and works closely with seven other full time staff members. Work schedule is generally 9 AM-5 PM, Monday-Friday. Schedule flexibility is required to facilitate programs and oversee projects. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a creative, fast paced environment where he/she has the opportunity to design and manage their own division of a growing company.

Responsibilities

Program Management

  • Manage a team of 2 – 10 staff members to make our four-classroom studio run smoothly. Manage all aspects of programs on site with the goal of raising the revenue by 20% per year.
  • Effectively manage communications with relevant stakeholders.
  • Be a highly informed advocate of all RoboFun programs.
  • Master our curricula and support curriculum development for our programs.
  • Track financial records for on-site programs and events.
  • Support marketing initiatives as needed.

Staff Management

  • Supervise and support 40+ part time teachers.
  • Working with other program managers, facilitate technology trainings and professional development sessions for teaching staff.
  • Curate database of education resources for teachers.
  • Work with Recruitment Manager to find staffing holes, conduct interviews, oversee teaching
  • demos, and assign potential teacher candidates.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of related experience in teaching and managing programs with children. Experience in traditional, non-traditional, or supplemental education required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, as are a friendly and personable demeanor. Must have the ability to delegate and manage staff effectively. Superior ability to influence and negotiate with diverse stakeholders with tact and tenacity. Attention to detail and strong follow-through is essential. Must have a demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects efficiently and independently in a rigorous team environment. Customer service experience a plus. Must be passionate about RoboFun’s vision and mission. The ideal candidate has a business mind and a teacher’s heart.
Please visit our website for more information: http://robofun.org Please send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter to careers@vemny.org. RoboFun | Vision Education & Media is an equal opportunity employer.

*Please note that LEGO Robotics projects cannot be taken home, but the fun and excitement generated will always be with you!
* RoboFun is not sponsored by or affliated with LEGO®