Cedars International Next Generation High School

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Description: 

Cedars International Next Generation High School (CINGHS) is a 100% PBL STE(A)M Academy.

We are seeking interns who will mentor and tutor high school students who need extra support while completing STEAM PBL projects and while preparing for high stakes state assessments.

Mentoring program: UTeach interns will meet weekly in small groups or one-on-one with students who need extra support while completing PBL STEM projects.  Interns will work with experienced teachers to help students complete tasks such as unpacking project rubrics, completing project scaffolding, and applying STEM content knowledge to develop products.

STAAR Preparation program: UTeach interns will work with experienced Science and Math teachers to develop and facilitate hands-on, engaging lessons that can help prepare students for the STAAR tests (8th Grade Math, 8th Grade Science, Algebra 1, or Biology).  Lessons will be facilitated after school for 2 hours weekly during the months leading up to the STAAR exams.

Each intern will be assigned a mentor teacher who is an experienced PBL facilitator.  Mentor teachers will help interns understand targeted STEM content and student-centered strategies for teaching these content.

Desired Qualities: 

Compassionate, VERY patient and positive,  great work ethic, deep knowledge/passion for STEM content, favors student-centered strategies for teaching & learning and sympathetic with students who have academic gaps and or learning disabilities.

Days and Times: 

Monday- Friday 8:30- 5:15 

Hours Per Week: 
up to 20 - flexible based on your schedule
Address: 
6700 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin TX 78652
Contact Name: 
Steven Zipkes
Contact Title: 
Principal
Contact Email: 
szipkes@cedars-academy.org
Is Outreach: 
No