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Assistant Instructor: Creative Sciences and Digital Arts Academy

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South Arkansas Community College
We think we're training kids for tomorrow. Kids just think it's cool!
This is a seasonal, but potentially annual, position. Lead Instructors should expect between 15 and 45 hours of instruction during the month of July. Training will be web-based and will begin immediately after hiring.
South Arkansas Community College and Black Rocket Productions, a rapidly growing education company specializing in digital arts, S.T.E.M. and leadership, is currently hiring Lead Instructors and Assistant Instructors to teach children various types of digital arts programs at locations in your area. Lead Instructors are adults who are responsible for the well being and education of the students. A lead instructor may have either a degree/experience in education or significant education in one of the content areas (Game design, app making, animation) being taught. They must have a strong understanding of the course concepts being taught as well as any techniques and software involved. Classroom management skills are preferred. Upon completion of the Black Rocket training program, instructors must demonstrate competency in the core concepts being taught and software used. In addition to teaching responsibilities, lead instructors are also responsible for supervision of staff, equipment management, enforcement of site policies, and meeting project deadlines. Training requires availability during some evenings and weekends. This is a seasonal, but potentially annual, position. Experience with technology preferred, but not required. Training is provided.
Preferred qualifications:
? Certified Teacher (4th - 8th grade) who is comfortable with project-based learning is preferred, but college students, recent graduates, and industry professionals will be considered
? Must have a "love of learning" both for students and themselves
? Understands how to engage student (hands on/ student centered lessons vs. passive/teacher centered)
? Has a classroom management philosophy that is positive and supportive vs. punitive
? Experience working with students ages 8 to 14
? Has an affinity for technology and new software/technology
? Has interest or passion for music, film, video games, smart phones
? Able to pass a background check
? Organized and punctual
For more information or to apply for this position, call 870-864-8456.
Resumes, transcripts, and references may accompany, but not replace the application (off-list references may also be checked). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Applications are subject to FOIA requests. SouthArk is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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