Current Opening

Robotics & STEAM Teacher, Curriculum Developer

Vinci Robotics Academy is looking for hiring multiple on-site part-time teachers/curriculum developers for our robotics/programming/STEM programs (after school and summer camp).

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Start immediately.

  • After school teaching (on-site or online), working hours will depend on the class schedule. 

  • Must be able to work at night time and on weekends.

  • To teach students who are between 6 to 16 years old.

  • Must be able to create curriculum content individually and improve the teaching content individually.

  • Great opportunity to learn, develop, and get certified in engineering industries and the world's most advanced and leading educational robotics system.

  • Learn and expand vision on cutting-edge STEAM topics, such as robotics, self-driving, AI, machine learning, prosthetics in neuroscience, soft robotics, and space robotics.

  • Great opportunity to learn and practice in STEAM education, innovation, programming skills, mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and computer science

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach robotics and STEAM classes (after-school programs and summer camp programs).

  • Create and improve curricula and teaching materials.

  • Get familiar with VEX Robotics platform and know-how to build, program, and troubleshoot the robots prior to the teaching starts.

  • Help students understand the complicated robotics and STEAM concepts

  • Help students with hands-on design and building.

  • Help students with programming in robotics, electronics, web development, and applications.

  • Co-host robotics competitions and in-classroom competitions.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must love, understand, and respect children and teenagers.

  • Must have at least one year of teaching experience or touring experience.

  • Must be able to care, respect, and be able to manage students in the classroom well.

  • Must be patient, responsible, and committed with excellent communication skills.

  • Must be proactive to respond to questions, contribute new ideas, and be able to do research and solve problems by yourself.

  • Must be able to work on weekends and nighttime.

  • On-site teaching is preferred, need to come to the classroom on your own transportation.

  • Prefer to have basic knowledge of educational robotic systems (VEX, LEGO, or FIRST) (Competition experience preferred)

  • Have basic knowledge of STEAM education

  • Prefer to have basic knowledge of computer programming (C++ and Python preferred)

  • Experience with using hardware tools and power tools

  • Must be 18 years old and above. College major in engineering major is preferred

  • Clean background check via online/live scan

BENEFITS

  • Teaching bonus and self-development opportunities

  • Sponsor to pursuit engineering industry certificates (career improvement)

  • Sponsor to pursuit Robotics/STEM education Certificates

  • Possible to provide sponsorship for H1B. 

Location

87 Terrace Hall Ave. 

Burlington, MA 01803

Job Type

Part-time (5 - 20 hours per week)

Salary

$20 - $40 per hour

About Vinci Robotics Academy

Vinci Robotics Academy is a parent-founded parents-run 501(c)(3) non-profit STEAM education organization for youth located in Lexington/Burlington, MA. We are building a diligent and professional robotics/STEAM club aiming to provide high-quality STEAM education resources and services to local and online communities.

How to Apply

Please send your information and resume to contact@vincirobotics.org

VEX U AI Team

Recruit college students to join our VEX U robotics competition team to build fully autonomous and AI self-driving robots to compete in the world's most advanced robotics competition.

Nvidia Jetson AI technology + depth camera + object recognition with computer vision + decision making

Learn more about VEX AI Competiton

https://www.vexrobotics.com/v5/competition/vex-ai

Requirements

  • Current college student or master student.

  • Know programming basics, prefer to know Python programming.

  • Prefer to have coding experience with Computer Vision (OpenCV).

  • Know basic mechanical concepts, prefer to know how to build robots.

  • Have strong self-learning and self researching abilities.

  • Need to be able to come to our workshop to work on the robots.

Benefits

  • Hands-on with the most popular self-driving and Computer Vision AI technologies in robotics.

  • Compete with the other college teams, such as Purdue, UC Berkeley, USC, WPI, Rutgers, U of Florida 

  • Get Nvidia AI certificate, VEX Robotics certificates and more industrial certificates.

Location

87 Terrace Hall Ave. 

Burlington, MA 01803

About Vinci Robotics Academy

Vinci Robotics Academy is a parent-founded parents-run 501(c)(3) non-profit STEAM education organization for youth located in Lexington/Burlington, MA. We are building a diligent and professional robotics/STEAM club aiming to provide high-quality STEAM education resources and services to local and online communities.

How to Apply

Please send your information and resume to contact@vincirobotics.org

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Volunteers

Vinci Robotics is looking for volunteers in multiple positions. Vinci Robotics Academy is qualified to apply for the President's Volunteer Service Award (Check here for requirements and eligibilities: https://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov/eligibility). Hope you can come and help the local community in STEAM education.

 

Robotics Learning Partner for Special Needs Students (ASD)

As a community-based non-profit organization with warm hearts, we are always trying our best to help local students to learn more about STEAM, especially for special needs students. We are hosting a free special program to help more special needs students to learn robotics and STEAM, and we need your help. 

If you are interested in robotics/STEAM as well as want to help special needs students, this is a great opportunity for you.  Suggest to be 15 years old and up. join us and work with special needs students to learn robotics and STEAM together through hands-on activities and fun challenges. 

Please check out our program details at https://www.vincirobotics.org/forasd

Guest Speaker

Experts in the STEAM topic-related fields, who can give inspired and enlightened speeches to our students.

Marketing

Help us manage marketing channels and develop marketing strategies.

Event Planning

Help us plan fantastic events.

Media Developing

Help us produce media materials, which is including photo shooting, video shooting, produce promotional materials.

Grant Writing

Help us write applications for the grant.

About Vinci Robotics Academy

Vinci Robotics Academy is a parent-founded parents-run 501(c)(3) non-profit STEAM education organization for youth located in Lexington/Burlington, MA. We are building a diligent and professional robotics/STEAM club aiming to provide high-quality STEAM education resources and services to local and online communities.

How to Apply

Please send your information and resume to contact@vincirobotics.org