Summer Coding Educator

Posted on 03/19/2019

Summer Coding Educator
Discovery Lab – Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job summary

The Summer Coding Educator will teach exciting and hands on coding programming at an off-site YMCA summer programming.  The Summer Coding Educator will help will teach others to be innovative, creative, critical thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, and collaborators.

Duties and responsibilities

Primary functions:

  • Delivers high quality STEAM coding programming.
  • Collaborate with the education team and YMCA staff by being a problem solver, open communicator, assisting other educators as needed, and having a positive outlook/attitude to support the education team.
  • Participates in education training and professional development as directed by the Program Manger.

Secondary functions:

  • Sustains a safe and secure environment for students and staff at the assigned location.
  • Supports develop of educational programming, as assigned by the Program Manger.
  • Assumes tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Programs Manager.

Qualification requirements

Knowledge and skills:

  • Delivery of STEAM/Health & Wellness curriculum.
  • Adaptable classroom management skills.
  • Effective customer service skills.
  • Professional communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Implement organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and openly communicate.
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to safety and security issues.
  • Effective use of Microsoft Word Suite.

Education and work experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with college course work in science, technology, engineering, art, or math, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to present 21st Century process skills and content in an engaging way with a diverse population of learners.
  • Minimum of one year experience teaching in an informal setting (museum, zoo, nature preserve, etc.).
  • Comprehensive understanding of STEAM and Health & Wellness educational topics.


  • Fluency in a language in addition to English to support Discovery Lab’s mission and objectives.
  • Early childhood education experience.
  • Minimum 2 years delivering educational programming.

Working conditions

This job is a seasonal part-time, non-exempt, hourly position. The typical work schedule for this job is Monday-Friday between 12pm – 5:00 pm. Moderate to loud noise environment, general office environment, classroom environment.  

Physical requirements

20% Sitting, 70% Standing, 10% Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling no more than 10-30 lbs. 

Additional requirements

  • Pre-employment and/or pre-duty checks, such as criminal background check, alcohol and drug test, and reference checks
  • Valid driver’s license

Direct reports



To be considered for any available position at Discovery Lab, please complete the following online Employment Application form, and submit with a cover letter and resume by email to [email protected] or deliver/mail to: Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab | 560 N. Maybelle Ave. | Tulsa, OK 74127.  No phone calls please.

This position description is representative of the major position requirements and is not intended to be all inclusive. 

Discovery Lab is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations.