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Center for Gifted Education: Job Opportunities

Do you enjoy working with kids? Are you a teacher in the gifted field? Do you enjoy gifted education? Then this is the place for you! The Center for Gifted Education is actively looking for people to be a part of our programs. Look below to see these positions work well for you! 

 

Position Title: Camp Launch Counselor
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

CFGE is hiring counselors for Camp Launch, a program for low-income, high-achieving students from July 12-25, 2020. The camp is a college experience for the students and counselors would be responsible for looking after small groups grades 7-9. Applicants must be available July 11 - 26 to stay in the W&M dorms during the camp.  More information can be found at https://education.wm.edu/centers/cfge/precollegiate/camp_launch/counselors/index.php

Position Title: Camp Launch Head Counselor
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The Center for Gifted Education is hiring a head counselor for Camp Launch, a program for low-income, high-achieving students from July 12-25, 2020. The camp is a college experience for students grade 7 – 9.  The head counselor would report directly to the Camp Launch director and is responsible for:

  • Build and foster community between campers and counselors during two-week residential program
  • Communicate with counselors for scheduling and troubleshooting issues
  • Live in residence hall with the students
  • Oversee all counselors
  • Communicate effectively with students, counselors, parents, mentors and administration
  • Serve as a friendly, flexible, positive role model for students
  • Run counselor staff meetings

Applicants must be available July 11 - 26 to stay in the W&M dorms during the camp.

Position Title: Camp Launch 7th – 9th grade TAs
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The Center for Gifted Education is hiring teaching assistants for Camp Launch, a program for low-income, high-achieving students from July 12 – 25, 2020.  The camp is a college experience for students grade 7 – 9, and the TAs will each assist a teacher in one of these grades in subjects including biology, mathematics, technology, and marine science.  The TAs will assist teachers in classroom activities Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM, for two weeks.  Pay is $20/ hour and classrooms are limited to 20 students.

Position Title: Camp Launch Enrichment Teacher – Debate
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The instructor will teach campers how to effectively argue their points and express their ideas in a debate setting. Instructors must provide students with an academically engaging and challenging experience while accommodating for the needs of high-ability, low-income students.  Successful applicants possess the following characteristics:

  • Dedication to educational success for low-income youth
  • Experience in an urban public school setting preferred, but not required.
  • Holds a B.A./B.S. degree
  • Previous experience teaching or running a debate course or club
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required.

Position Title: Camp Launch Enrichment Teacher – Portraits and Self-portraits
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The instructor will teach campers how to draw and create artwork of the face and body in a variety of styles. Instructors must provide students with an academically engaging and challenging experience while accommodating for the needs of high-ability, low-income students.  Successful candidates possess the following characteristics:

  • Dedication to educational success for low-income youth
  • Experience in an urban public school setting preferred, but not required.
  • Holds a B.A./B.S. degree
  • Previous experience teaching or running an art course or club
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required. 

Position Title: Camp Launch Enrichment Teacher – Drama
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The instructor will teach campers about the art of playmaking. Instructors will aid the students in creating a plot for a play, characters, and costumes. Instructors must provide students with an academically engaging and challenging experience while accommodating for the needs of high-ability, low-income students.  Successful candidates possess the following characteristics:

  • Dedication to educational success for low-income youth
  • Experience in an urban public school setting preferred, but not required.
  • Holds a B.A./B.S. degree
  • Previous experience teaching or running a theatre course or club
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required.

Position Title: Camp Launch Enrichment Teacher – Art
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The instructor will teach campers about different compositional elements of art in Masters’ works. These elements will be described and explained to the campers. Instructors will provide examples of artwork containing these elements. The instructor will also teach the campers to add these elements to artwork of their own and practice campers’ artistic skills. Instructors must provide students with an academically engaging and challenging experience while accommodating for the needs of high-ability, low-income students.  Successful candidates possess the following characteristics:

  • Dedication to educational success for low-income youth
  • Experience in an urban public school setting preferred, but not required.
  • Holds a B.A./B.S. degree
  • Previous experience teaching or running an art course or club
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required.

Position Title: Governor’s School On-Site Coordinator
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The On-site Coordinator for the Virginia Summer Governor’s School for Jefferson Lab/VIMS Mentorship is responsible for day-to-day transportation, planning, implementing, and supervising of all co- and extra-curricular activities of the students who have been selected to attend the program. This person will report to the Director of Precollegiate Learner Programs at William and Mary, and work closely with the site administrators, and the host site, Christopher Newport University, and the residence-life advisors to ensure that the infrastructure is in place to support the program.  Three residence-life advisors will provide direct supervision for approximately 18 high school students, 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the four-week mentorship program.

Position Description

  • Build and foster community in a non-threatening environment for physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual development,
  • Develop program activities and schedule,
  • Host a parent orientation,
  • Understand the Governor’s School policies and procedures, enforcing them fairly and equitably,
  • Prepare a policy booklet for parents,
  • Communicate with CNU administrator for the residence arrangement,
  • Communicate with parents with a welcoming packet,
  • Communicate with Jefferson Lab and VIMS to organize schedules and badges,
  • Live in-residence hall with the students,
  • Maintain a visible presence on the CNU campus,
  • Act as support staff for the curricular goals of the program as requested by the program faculty,
  • Oversee all RAs,
  • Organize a final product presentation day,
  • Communicate effectively with students, other RAs, parents, mentors and administration
  • Serve as a friendly, flexible, positive role model for students.

Position Title: Governor’s School Resident Advisor
Contact Person: Mihyeon Kim
Contact Number: 757-221-2458
Contact Email: mxkim3@wm.edu

The Residential Advisor for the Virginia Summer Governor’s School for Jefferson Lab/VIMS Mentorship is responsible for day-to-day transportation, planning, implementing, and supervising of all co- and extra-curricular activities of the students who have been selected to attend the program. This person will work closely with the Governor’s School Site Director, site Directors at Jefferson Lab and VIMS, and the host site, Christopher Newport University.  Three residence-life advisors will provide direct supervision for approximately 18 high school students, 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the four-week mentorship program.

Position Description

  • Build and foster community in a non-threatening environment for physical, mental and social/ emotional development,
  • Understand the Governor’s School policies and procedures, enforcing them fairly and equitably,
  • Live in residence hall with the students,
  • Maintain a visible presence on the CNU campus,
  • Act as support staff for the curricular goals of the program, providing instruction and/or supervision as requested by the program faculty,
  • Work together with other RAs and teaching faculty as a team,
  • Communicate effectively with students, other RAs, teaching faculty and administration, and
  • Serve as a friendly, flexible, positive role model for students.

Requirements

  • Graduate of a four-year college or university and at least 25 years of age,
  • Experience and training in the scientific research process,
  • Motivated to work with high school students who are gifted in science and engineering,
  • Must have a valid driver’s license,
  • Ability to budget time, and
  • Willingness to live on-site in dormitory facilities (private room) for four-week.