Mechanics Instructor

YOUR ROLE

If you are a highly energetic robotics specialist who has working experience with children and is a tech enthusiast, then being the Mechanics Instructor in COAF’s Debet SMART Center is a perfect role for you. Your duties will include:

CONTENT CREATION AND INSTRUCTION (80%)

  • Develop theoretical and practical content for the Mechanics program, constantly perfecting it according to the international and national standards.
  • Create respective syllabi, lesson plans, hand-outs, exercises , and presentations.
  • Develop and implement programmatic learning outcomes and measuring tools for tracking students’ progress.
  • Inform students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
  • Lead Mechanics classes with 5 groups of students regularly introducing them to the field of designing, building and programing robots.
  • Assist in the development of supplemental learning materials and activities to meet varying academic needs of students.
  • Track students’ individual and team performance and give them regular feedback, review and grade their assignments and take notes on their progress.
  • Plan and conduct community-based projects in completion of each course.
  • Implements effective classroom management techniques.
  • Implement different ideas as part of project-based learning at the end of each course.
  • Assist in the development of supplemental learning materials and activities to meet varying academic needs of students.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTES AND COMMUNICATION (20%)

  • Individually inform students and/or parents of the course requirements, schedules and absences, evaluation procedures.
  • Work efficiently in a multi-disciplinary team and build teams of idea generators, creators, developers, implementers around in their field․
  • Ensure a safe, creative and imagination boosting working and learning atmosphere.
  • Participate in short or long-term on-job training organized by COAF and/or partner organizations.

YOUR TEAM

You will be joining the COAF SMART Programs team and be a part of a multidisciplinary team working with the students of the center with an individual approach. You will work under the leadership of COAF SMART Education Manager and will be working in close contact with the team of the instructors of the center.

YOU

We’re expecting your best and require that:

YOU KNOW

  • The Fundamentals of Physics, especially the Mechanics.
  • How to operate Lego education tools as well as 3D design software.
  • How to design a syllabus in Physics and Robotics.
  • The nuances of individual and group work
  • Verbal & written Armenian, knowledge of English and Russian is a plus.
  • Non-formal education methods.
  • Have a certificate of higher engineering education or professional training.

YOU CAN

  • Use technologies with ease /especially equipment used during the courses/.
  • Manage conflicts and be a team player.
  • Design a hands program content.
  • Organize, prioritize & multitask.
  • Work independently, work efficiently under pressure.
  • Work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Present & communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

YOU ARE

  • An avid observer of organizational work ethic.
  • An initiative taker and a doer.
  • A creative & out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Open-minded & critical.
  • Responsible & accountable.
  • Media-literate.
  • A lifelong learner.

WE ARE

Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that employs community-led approaches to improve the quality of life in rural Armenia, with a particular focus on children and youth. COAF’s target development areas are education, health, social and economic development. COAF launched its programs in 2004, starting in one village and expanding to 66 villages in Armavir, Aragatsotn, Lori, Shirak, and Tavush regions.

Since 2015, COAF has developed and started implementing SMART Initiatives. COAF SMART is designed to advance a generation across the rural world through education that will benefit individuals, societies, and the environment. COAF SMART is an exemplary model of development and will be replicated in other regions and communities throughout Armenia. The first COAF SMART Center was inaugurated on May 27, 2018 near the village of Debet, Lori Region.

Note: COAF is a growing nonprofit working within a dynamic system. Our team must be agile as we grow in scale. We are looking for teammates who are resilient and adaptive.

WE OFFER

  • A life-changing work experience
  • A job that you’d be passionate about
  • Competitive salary
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free English classes per need
  • Positive and creative work environment

WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU 

Take your first step and apply․

You have until until February 15th, 2024, EoD to apply.

The organization conducts a day-to-day review of the applications, depending on the results of which, the hiring process and selection of the appropriate candidate can be carried out before the deadline.

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