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FriYAY STEM Club Instructor - Part Time

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Position Information

Job Title FriYAY STEM Club Instructor - Part Time
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Position Details
Destination Exploration (DE) is seeking a part-time Friday Club Instructor ($17.00/hour, 8-10 hours/week) for its FriYAY Clubs to begin September 18th, 2023.

DE is the University of Lethbridge’s Youth STEM organization located in the Science Commons on campus with a mission to bring science and technology to life in a fun and educational manner. We are seeking a creative and motivated person to develop and run our FriYAY clubs for students grades 1-6, which run for 8 Friday afternoons from October 6 to December 1st (potential to extend until March 22, 2024). This will include developing creative and hands-on STEM lessons and implementing these with club participants, evaluation, and general administration work.

An individual in this position will gain experience in public speaking, classroom management, educational lesson planning, administration skills and valuable communication soft skills. DE programs work with a variety of technology used in K-12 education that you will be taught how to use effectively such as Spheros, Ozobots, Makey Makey, Micro:bit, TinkerCAD and 3D printing.

Main Duties:
  • Deliver 8 Friday afternoon Clubs between 1:30-4:30pm.
  • Work with other staff members to coordinate activities and engage all club members.
  • Maintain club space and program materials.
  • Assist students with activities as needed and encourage a safe, team atmosphere.
  • Ensure that all participants conduct themselves safely within a safe environment.
  • Conduct program evaluation.

Position Qualifications
  • Current Standard First Aid (or proof of completion by Oct 6, 2023).
  • Satisfactory current criminal record check (including vulnerable sector).
  • Experience working with school-aged children.
  • A strong background or knowledge in a scientific or technology field.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • A high aptitude for technology would be an asset.
Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) Hiring Range indicated in Position Details
Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE)
Campus Lethbridge
Employment Group Student
Position Category Other
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/05/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 09/18/2023
Position End Date (if temporary) 03/29/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
Apply through Destination Exploration’s page at for a streamlined application.
Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a valid First Aid and CPR Certification?
    • yes
    • no
  2. What existing experience do you have working with younger children specifically?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References
  3. Additional Documents