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Drone & STEM Camp Instructor

Company: Drobots Company
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview

The Instructor Role:

While leading a wide variety of camp activities and classes in Drobots Company programs (Drone Camps; StemQuest Camps; Grades K-2 LEGO STEM Camps), an instructor is directly responsible for the safety, enjoyment, and emotional well-being of every camper, every minute, of every camp day. Instructors rely on supplied curriculum to guide daily camper activities, but are expected to apply their classroom management experience and tech-savviness to enhance the experience of every camper.

  • Reports directly to respective Program Lead.
  • These positions are filled by professionals with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a correlating field (education, tech, etc.).

Job Type:

Seasonal (Full-Time) Summer Camp Jobs

Training and Pre-Camp Responsibility:

  • Attend a mandatory weekend training day (Date: May/June), conducted at the geographical and school location (TBA).
  • Attend 2-3 weekday evening remote webinar trainings (May/June).
  • Complete and fulfill any company rules and regulations and curriculum-related online trainings.

Technology Experience Necessary:

Little to none. Our training accommodates those with a positive attitude and the willingness to learn.


Job Description:

As a Drone & STEM Instructor, your primary responsibilities are:

  • Creatively teach cool, innovative concepts to campers in grades K-8
  • Use passion for instructing children to inspire and serve as role model for campers
  • To be punctual, professional, and flexible at all times
  • Provide direct supervision and behavior management of campers
  • Deliver engaging, safe, and exciting drone and tech-related activities
  • Ensure a fun, safe, and positive environment

This position supports the program through a combination of tech and non-tech activities, suitable for this age group:

  • Assess and teach the curriculum to meet the interests and needs of campers
  • Follow the lesson plans to foster a fun, yet somewhat challenging learning environment
  • Monitor camper behavior and discover creative approaches to keep all campers excited and engaged
  • Create a nurturing learning environment for our campers

Anticipated Work Hours Per Week:

32-36 hours per week


This position calculates wage at $18.50 per hour

Locations & Dates:

Camps operate for 6-9 weeks between June 7 and August 27. We hire teams based on availability for the full camp schedule, so please consider your availability and your ability to arrange reliable transportation before applying. Specifics of your assigned schedule will be discussed in your final interview.


Drobots Expectations:

  • Strong commitment to educational programming for kids and teenagers
  • Tech-savvy mindset and willingness to learn new skills
  • Access to reliable automobile for entire duration of the summer camp season
  • Access to a reliable mobile phone device (i.e. iPhone, Android, etc.)
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning team
  • Openness to feedback and desire to grow professionally
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Ability to communicate clearly, maturely, and compassionately with students and families
  • Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy, and exceptional enthusiasm all day, every day, for the duration of the summer

Experience & Education:

  • College graduate
  • Current commitment or near-future aspiration to work in education
  • General experience and interest with the educational topics you will be working with (teamwork, technology, STEM)
  • Experience working with students in a classroom setting (experience working also in a camp setting is a plus)
  • 1+ years teaching and managing a group of students (working with children and teens in a group setting)
  • 1+ years of behavior management experience with kids/teens
  • Extremely outgoing and professional personality


Keywords: Drobots Company, Silver Spring , Drone & STEM Camp Instructor, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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