Teachers & Assistants Tech/STEM Spring Break and Summer Camp

    • Job Tracking ID: 513062-831606
    • Job Location: Fairfax, VA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Job Type: Seasonal
    • Date Updated: 09/20/2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: 04/04/2023
    • Job Type: Summer Seasonal,Other
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Job Description



"We think we're preparing kids for tomorrow. Kids just think it's cool!"

Are you passionate about Tech Education, Video Games, Coding, Python, Roblox™, App Design, Digital Movies, Robotics, Drones, Minecraft™ or STEM?

We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated and talented individuals to work as Lead and Assistant Instructors in our Spring Break & Summer 2023 programs.

  • Spring Break Camp April 3rd - 7th
  • Summer seasonal position (4-10 weeks)

  • In-room with kids ages 8-14

  • PAID training!

  • No formal experience required

  • Spend the summer with our AMAZING students having fun with technology!

General Requirements:

  • Located within driving distance of one of our partner regions and reliable transportation

  • Experience with children in an educational setting preferred but not required

  • Strong technology skills are preferred, such as 3D modeling, coding, game creation or design, animation, robotics, modifying games, video editing, competitive gaming, significant knowledge of Minecraft or Roblox, etc.

  • Available to start online training immediately (Train at your own pace.)

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. We are unable to offer accommodations or work sponsorship.

  • For more information see our website: http://www.blackrocket.com/jobs/

Who is Black Rocket?

Black Rocket provides unique enrichment and educational programs to children and young adults. Our distinct programs in Creative Sciences and Digital Arts focus on the intersection of creativity and technology. Each course emphasizes self-empowerment, cognitive reasoning, and divergent thinking through hands-on learning. Whether in the classroom or the cloud, we believe every human being is unique in their ability and talents. Black Rocket's mission is to help ignite, unleash and enhance these distinct talents.

TOP 5 Reasons to Become a Rocketeer

1. A Leader in Digital Arts Education: Teach exciting classes like Minecraft, video game creation, movie making, animation, robotics, 3D modeling, STEM, and MORE!

2. Convenient Locations: We have multiple locations in over 30 state states!

3. No specific formal experience required to apply: We train teachers, college students and content area experts on technology and instruction: You provide the desire to work with children using technology and creativity!

4. Flexible scheduling: Work from 4 weeks up to 10 weeks this summer!

5. Gain Valuable Experience: Build your resume while having a ton of fun this summer.

**We will only review applications submitted online. Please do not send information or submit inquiries via email or phone.

We begin recruiting for summer positions in December and positions are filled on a 'rolling' basis.


Experience and Skills

Lead Instructor Requirements:

  • 21 years of age or older

  • College graduates with a degree in education, digital arts, computer science, information technology or related fields and/or significant relevant work experience are ideal. Graduating college seniors with student teaching experience are also encouraged to apply.

  • Experience teaching kids is not required, but the ideal candidate will have some experience with kids in a formal or informal setting (classroom, volunteering, childcare, tutoring, coaching, etc.)

  • Ability to lead a class of up to 13 kids solo and 25 kids with an assistant in a technology setting

  • Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour depending on experience, location, and availability

  • Potential opportunities to move into supervisory roles in future years

  • Ability to manage and safely transfer equipment as needed for various classes

Assistant Instructor Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older

  • College age student studying education, computer science, digital arts, information technology, or in similar fields are encouraged to apply.

  • Those with strong tech or digital arts and troubleshooting skills will be most successful in this position

  • Experience with kids in a formal or informal setting is a plus, such as babysitting, volunteering, coaching, tutoring, etc.

  • Rate: Dependent on experience, location, and availability