EXPLO Pre-College + Career provides a unique summer enrichment program for students entering grades 10-12. Our curriculum is built around immersive learning experiences and is designed to provide students with a taste of the real-world work of professionals through hands-on projects, behind-the-scenes trips, and more. Each of our Concentrations include partnerships with industry-leading organizations and professionals from within the field of study.
This summer, we are offering Concentrations in:
- Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning
- Crime Scene Investigation + Forensic Science
- Medical Rotations
- Psychology + Neuroscience
- Surgical Interventions + Biomedical Engineering
- Trial Law + the American Justice System
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a world class program that is designed to live at the intersection of academics and the future of work.
Teaching Fellows lead a 15-20 student section of a Concentration. They work with Lead Instructors to deliver highly engaging experientially based curriculum that has been designed with a group of top experts in the field. Teaching Fellows lead group work and breakout sessions such as labs, discussions, project-work, and more. They supervise field work and trips, review student work, and offer students guidance and feedback. Most Teaching Fellows are also Residential Advisors, who supervise a group of students in the dormitories. On weekends, Teaching Fellows assist with student arrival/departure or may chaperone students on off-campus trips such as museum visits, theater performances, and athletic events, or assist with on-campus workshops. Strong candidates will demonstrate a thorough understanding of the subject(s) they apply to teach, in addition to a strong work ethic and an ability to creatively problem-solve.
- A thorough understanding of the subject(s) you'd like to teach
- Significant academic coursework in a related field to what you are applying to teach
- Strong work ethic
- Collaborative mindset
- Ability to creatively problem-solve
- 2+ years of college experience by the summer
- Some experience with kids and/or adolescents is preferred
- Some teaching experience with EXPLO or similar is preferred
- Available to work on campus for the duration of the summer program
What can you expect from a summer position working at EXPLO? More than you might think. It’s truly a life-changing experience. Here are some things you can anticipate:
For all our staff we provide a fantastic environment for professional growth. Unlike some summer jobs and internships that aren’t much more than photocopying and paper-pushing, at EXPLO, you’ll have real responsibility and get real work experience. Our program leaders will meet with you regularly during the summer to give you feedback, help you assess your performance, set goals, and improve your organizational and interpersonal skills. In particualry, EXPLO renowned for the teacher training we provide through our Instructional Coaches, so if you have't got much teaching experience but you are open to professional coaching to help you improve, this could be a position for you.
Good Pay (Room and Board included)
With salaries ranging from $4,400 to $5,000 for seven weeks of service, our summer positions are generously compensated. Additionally, all meals and living arrangements are paid for.
Working at EXPLO is a blast. You’ll get to be creative, zany, funny, caring, intelligent, organized — every day, all summer long. It’s not an easy job, but it’s also probably the hardest job you’ll ever love.
The EXPLO faculty is a dynamic, intelligent, creative set: a group that will inspire you to do more and better work than you ever thought imaginable. Your hundred or so colleagues will also become some of your closest friends — not only for the seven weeks of the program, but afterward as well.
EXPLO is an equal opportunity employer. We have a clear vision: to be an organization that attracts a diverse mix of talented people to come and do their best work. We are building a team that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
EXPLO, as a part of the Exploration School, does not discriminate on the basis of physical handicap, sex, race, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions, scholarships, or other social programs. It affords all students the rights and privileges that are generally made available at the School.
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