S.T.E.A.M Maker Space Admin and Curriculum QA (you get to explore concepts)

Idea Lab Kids Maryland - Columbia, MD


Seeking lifelong learners, preferably certified in childcare or teaching, to support an afterschool and summer camp learning environment. Your job is to keep operations smooth and also work through teacher curriculum in a quality-assurance fashion before our teachers execute the curriculum. You will be preparing teacher supplies as part of working through the curriculum.


  • Provide child care (as per Licensing/Company Requirements) while teaching children different S.T.E.A.M. concepts.
  • Responsible for emergency procedures (as needed).
  • Responsible for cleaning/organizing.
  • Responsible for building strong and positive relationships with children and their parents.


  • Must be able to pass background check and fingerprinting
  • Students or teachers with proven success and demonstrable interest in Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics.
  • Drivers License and own transportation
  • CPR/First Aid Certification preferred
  • Child Care Experience preferred

Required education: High school or equivalent

Preferred experience: Teaching/child care experience: 1 year (teaching/camp counselor experience acceptable). Major plus if you are certified as holding 90 hours - 1 year of education coursework, especially at the college level.

Other key attributes:

  • Enjoy being with, engaging, and adapting to children
  • Positive attitude and a need to smile
  • Confidence to propose new ideas and innovate with kids
  • Strong decision making, classroom management skills and preparation skills
  • Desire to help explore questions rather than give kids answers
  • Ability to work successfully with and support a team
  • Facilitate special events
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal communication.
  • Able to successfully manage a dynamic environment of classes, camps, and birthday parties
  • Natural problem solving ability
  • Assist team’s successful execution of all events in the center, including setup, cleanup and follow-up with customers

We're seeking to hire motivated, passionate individuals, who will guide kids in discovery problem solving, and creativity. You must have the ability to adapt, learn, and most importantly, engage kids . We help kids discover their world and change the delivery of education in an after-school and camp environment. You must have a passion for creativity, thoughtfulness, engaging children, and delivering exceptional service.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Internship

Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour

Overtime often available:

  • No