Current openings at Learning Undefeated

Be a part of the team that is changing the face of STEM education. Learning Undefeated is a nationally-recognized, award winning nonprofit organization with current program operations in Maryland and Texas. The organization was recently recognized as one of the Washington Business Journal: Best Places to Work, 2018. If you share our passion for STEM, we want you on our team!

Learning Undefeated embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Position description

The Education Outreach Coordinator is a passionate and enthusiastic individual who works with middle school teachers to educate their students about STEM careers, bioscience, chemistry, physics, engineering, and technology in classrooms and aboard Learning Undefeated’s mobile laboratories, which offer custom designed immersive learning environments.

The STEM Education Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include assisting educators in teaching hands-on lab activities in classrooms and presenting STEM career experiences inside the Drop Anywhere LabTM.  Drop Anywhere Labs are custom outfitted STEM learning spaces built from modified shipping containers that travel to a different school across Maryland each week.  The containers offer a blend of career and skills education, providing flexible in-classroom resources that empower teachers and serve up to four classes simultaneously. The Drop Anywhere Lab will primarily be serving Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Montgomery County in the 2019/20 school year.

In addition to providing support for educators and students, the Coordinator will also assist in the development of programs and curriculum, coordinating school visits, assisting schools with their requirements of any evaluation program, and support management of equipment, supplies and technology for the program.

This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a team that is changing how STEM education is delivered, with a specific focus on underserved communities. The ideal team member will be high-energy, creative, flexible, solutions-oriented, and able to handle rapidly changing circumstances with grace. In return, we offer an unparalleled opportunity to be part of the next big thing in STEM education, excellent benefits, and an entrepreneurial work environment that supports individual success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a positive, flexible, solutions-oriented member of a fast-paced team
  • Train teachers on the use of laboratory equipment and Learning Undefeated activities
  • Facilitate age appropriate STEM activities and extended or enrichment opportunities to students, both onboard the mobile laboratory and in the classroom
  • Coordinate logistics, supplies, and scheduling for school visits and events, including daily schedules, ordering and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies, parking information, and general laboratory and facilities management
  • Develop and present professional development for educators
  • Staff after-school events, such as family science night, and public events, such as conferences, festivals, and sporting events (some weekends and evenings required)
  • Assist with development of curriculum, activities and materials for middle and high school students and teachers in accordance with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Position requirements:

  • Minimum of one year professional or teaching experience and a bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, mathematics, technology, education, or related field
  • Outstanding customer service skills, a friendly, outgoing attitude, and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Must be able to work independently with initiative to manage own workload
  • Must be flexible and adapt well in unpredictable situations
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must have own transportation and be able to report to a different school across Maryland each week. This school year, schools are mainly in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Montgomery County
  • Must be available for up to 12 evening and weekend functions per year
  • Travel with overnight stays in Maryland is expected to be five percent with potential for US travel

The fine print 


Learning Undefeated offers competitive salary plus many benefits to its employees, including paid leave, health insurance, 401(k), and tuition reimbursement. This is a full-time 12-month position. The candidate will be selected for hire based on the following criteria: Education, experience, subject area of expertise, communication skills, professional references, background check, and availability. Salary range is $40,000 – $50,000.

Learning Undefeated embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

To apply


Submit resume and statement of qualifications to edcareers@learningundefeated.org

 

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Learning Undefeated is a nationally-recognized, award winning nonprofit organization with current program operations in Maryland & Texas. The organization was recently recognized as one of the Washington Business Journal: Best Places to Work, 2018. Learning Undefeated provides innovative, effective and experiential science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce development opportunities to underserved communities. Learning Undefeated’s interdisciplinary approach uses STEM to explore a real-world, problem-centric curriculum that bridges school, community, health and business.

The organization’s flagship program is a mobile laboratory for high schools that has provided quality educational experiences to more than 200,000 students in 12 states since its launch in 2003. Learning Undefeated also operates other celebrated STEM education programs, such as the Verizon Innovative Learning explorer lab, Young Science Explorers Program for middle school students, the Maryland BioGENEius Award, and ATLAS: Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders in STEM college and career symposium and Learning Undefeated.

You can make a difference in your community as part of our team!

If you want to join our dynamic organization, you can browse the current openings and apply. Please don’t forget to include a thoughtful cover letter and your resume along with a statement of qualifications.

To apply

Submit resume and statement of qualifications to careers@learningundefeated.org