The IM HAPPY project
(IMproving Hopes, Aspirations, Prospects and Potential in the Youth) seeks to
promote achievement in students aged 9 and over in the Neighbourhood Renewal
(NR) areas of Coleraine. The team currently teaches free ICT courses in the
following regions of Coleraine: Westbann, Ballysally and Millburn. We currently
work in four local primary schools, three secondary schools and three community
centres and are seeking coaches to assist us in our primary school sessions.
Purpose of the job:
To support the IM HAPPY staff with the
delivery of courses in Robotics, App development, Creative Computing and
Raspberry Pi in Secondary schools (North Coast Integrated College, Coleraine
College and St. Josephs).
Roles: Working with
different groups of secondary school children with the aim to enhance their
learning. Packing and setting up of equipment.
Commitment/Hours: 2.5 hours
per session 1-3 times per week.
What will you gain from
You will have the
opportunity to work with a range of students aged between 11-18 by helping to
learn about web development, application development and robotics. This will
help to boost your time management, organisational, communication and
interpersonal skills. This will also allow you to learn how to use new pieces
of technology (e.g. Lego Mindstorms, MIT App Inventor etc). You will also
receive a certificate of completion for each module. Requirements: Completion
of six of our modules. This will include two coaching modules.