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  • Mexico City, Mexico

  • Starting as soon as possible

  • Compensation will be based on profile.

    stipend for local food/transportation
  • 3 to 6 months

    *Can lead to a full time position

Company Info

Planet Expat provides career-boosting internship & job opportunities in some of the most innovative & dynamic companies in Latin America, Europe, the US and Asia. We are now hiring for the company below:

"We are democratizing science and changing the way science is taught with a hands-on lab in your pocket.

 We are transforming mobile devices into scientific instruments to improve the experience of science education.  We develop web and mobile solutions for schools and universities in which students, teachers and scientists can prepare their Lab experiments, use their smartphone/tablet as science instruments and share data for educational purposes.

With us, schools save money; no expensive lab equipment or lab assistant is needed,it is easy to use for both teachers and students with a consumer focused design, decision makers can receive regular reports, and students increase their engagement in science becoming lifelong learners.

 Our aim is to improve Science Education providing a low-cost solution for everyone."



Responsibilities

  • Deeply understand our tools (application, Teacher Portal, lab reports, teacher guides) in order to clearly communicate best practices
  • Lead in-person and virtual training spaces for teachers who are using our products.
  • Supervise ongoing support in conjunction with local teachers and leaders 
  • Adaptation of training material to Mexican context.
  • Use data to target support to teachers and schools who need it most.
  • Use data to identify the strongest implementation and to collect best practices.
  • Assist in writing reports and communicating successes and pain points and impact data to stakeholders.
  • Create and develop new ways to support teachers in implementation of our products.
  • Pilot “capacitación escalable” to improve quality and impact.

Profile

  • Excellent English and Spanish
  • Experience managing large projects (with special emphasis on time management and task prioritization)
  • University degree complete (or in progress)
  • 1-2 years’ teaching experience at Middle/High School/University level
  • Strong content knowledge in natural sciences (especially physics and chemistry) and pedagogy.
  • Personal commitment to making access to quality education more equitable
  • Interest in STEM education, social innovation, technology in education (EdTech) and teacher training
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Professionalism; ability to interact with variety of individuals and organizations, especially teachers and school leaders
  • Self-Driven
  • Curious, creative problem solver
  • Positive attitude, with willingness to work with uncertainty in a rapidly changing environment
  • Friendly and approachable
A plus:
  • Experience training teachers, school leaders
  • Experience teaching STEM
  • Experience designing STEM curriculum
  • Knowledge of Plan de Estudios de la SEP
  • Experience using EdTech tools in the classroom