Youth Instructor/STEAM Instructor

Posted: 01/08/2023

Six Pixels Studios: East Valley Phoenix, AZ is actively seeking an efficient, knowledgeable, and fun Youth Instructor! Do you love kids? Do you want to start a career in youth education? Are you looking for meaningful work?

This Youth Instructor position offers up to $18 per hour (for afterschool programs). The position is part-time, and will generally require availability from 2pm-4pm on multiple days during the work week (Monday–Friday); depending on the number of schools assigned to. Instructor work is on a contract to hire basis, with the potential for longer-term opportunities. You'll find yourself having fun, and learning yourself as you assist and guide the kids in our program!

ABOUT SIX PIXELS STUDIOS: EAST VALLEY PHOENIX
We are a creative youth education program offering experiences in movie making, stop motion, YouTube, and photography. We wrap this all into a creative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) based learning and story-centric curriculum. We have everything from weekly evening programs and homeschool classes, to summer camps and birthday parties, and much more! It's important to us that kids are learning how to think creatively, tell stories, and solve problems.

We have a team of workers that are the key to our mission! They bring the knowledge skills and attitude to teach and guide the education of the kids properly. From working with technology or expanding their own skills, workers gain great benefits from their efforts here. Every day is filled with meaningful work. 

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A YOUTH INSTRUCTOR
As a Youth Instructor, you work directly with kids. You help develop artistic content with them, usually story-based. You practice problem-solving by working to flush out storylines based on the kids' ideas, and then helping them come to fruition. You are a guide that assists their creative processes, and leads them further into STEAM-based learning and thinking. You are active and ready to move with the kids, and have a lot of fun helping out where you can. You are the backbone of the company, and you feel accomplished seeing how much of a positive impact you have on the children. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior teaching or experience working with children preferred, but not required
  • Proficient with computers, cameras, etc.
  • Editing skill is required (we use Davinci Resolve 17)
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of being active
  • Your own transportation
  • Valid/unrestricted driver's license
  • Ability to pass Level 2 background check
Full training in classroom management and course curriculum will be provided for the right candidates Are you patient and professional? Can you communicate effectively? Are you looking to further your career in STEAM education? Do you have a desire to teach and inspire young children? If so, this may be the perfect position for you. 

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR STEAM TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this job, please send your resume and letter of interest to Jerry Woods at jerry@sixpixelsstudios.com, so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: Schools and other locations throughout the valley (AZ)