Wilkes University

July

Luzerne County SHINE at Wilkes University Job Fair

Wilkes University invites applicants for part time positions in the SHINE afterschool program for 2017/18 school year. Qualified applicants are encouraged to attend the SHINE Job Fair for on-site interviews on:

July 14, 2017 from 10 to 4 p.m. in the Miller Room in Wilkes University's Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre

  • If you have any questions , please call Mike Morrison at 570-408-4980

Luzerne County SHINE at Wilkes University is a nationally recognized program that provides hands on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) instructional activities to students in first through eighth grade in five local school districts. SHINE is currently seeking the following professionals to join our team:

Lead Teachers - Oversee staff/curriculum and maintain student records. Communicate with families and the school. Responsible for students under their charge. Bachelor’s Degree and current Pennsylvania Teacher certification required.

Teachers - Support the lead teacher, assist with curriculum development and student management. Bachelor’s Degree and current Pennsylvania Teacher certification required.

Substitute Teachers - Bachelor’s Degree and current Pennsylvania Teacher certification required.

Teacher Assistants- Assist with classroom management, activities, food service, and have the opportunity to assist with project development. Current college students and/or individuals with experience working with children may apply.

 SHINE Computer Programming Technical Teacher - Travels between the SHINE middle school centers in Wilkes-Barre, Kingston, and Hazleton to teach students fundamentals of programming. Candidates should be proficient in: teaching programming/coding to middle school aged students (5-8th grade), programming languages including but not limited to Scratch and Python, also Arduino, Raspberry Pi, IoT, app development.

SHINE Electrical Circuitry Technical Teacher- Travels between the SHINE middle school centers in Wilkes-Barre, Kingston, and Hazleton to teach students fundamentals of electrical circuitry. Candidates should be proficient in: teaching middle school aged students (5-8th grade) basic circuitry, paper circuits, breadboarding, and soldering.

  • All positions average 10-15 hours per week. Must be available between the hours of 3:15 to 6:30 Monday - Thursday.

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