After School Enrichment Specialist Spheros Robotics

$35/hr, Part Time


$35/hr for up to 20 hours per school with the option to run the program at additional schools/sessions each trimester.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Programs Director, the After School Enrichment Specialist is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Oak Park Education Foundation’s Spheros Robotics program for after school/enrichment in an Oak Park School.

Job Responsibilities:

Oversee planning and implementation of the Spheros Robotics curriculum at District 97 elementary school(s) as a supplement for after school/enrichment programs
Provide instruction and supervision to up to 20 students over an 8 to 10-session period for 1.5 hours of in-person instruction per session
Use provided curriculum and continue to develop supplemental resources to support this program


Expertise in elementary-level coding, programming and technology, previous experience with Spheros preferred
Ability to troubleshoot technical issues quickly and effectively
Experience working with children, ages 8-12, in a school or community-based setting; teaching experience preferred
Experience collaborating with teachers and after school staff to deliver a planned curriculum
Ability to pass D97 background check

Competencies: The ideal After School Enrichment Specialist is:

Creative: Brings innovation, passion and past experience to create a vibrant learning community.
Collaborative: Flexible and open to ideas and knowledge; proactive, direct and a sensitive communicator.
Reflective: Holds high expectations for their participants achievement and holds high expectations for self as instructor, is thoughtful about his or her effectiveness as an educator, and is committed to ongoing improvement.
Professional: Punctual to all OPEF commitments. Completes tasks within the time allotted and pro-actively communicates challenges that may impact accomplishing duties. Abides by OPEF and D97 school policies.