What will I do?

Teach a course on any subject of your choosing:
  • Teach in pairs
  • Class size - 15 secondary school students
  • 4-6 classes over 2-week camp
  • Be a personal and academic mentor to students


What is the work like?

Before the camp, you will:
  • Attend workshops on curriculum design, online teaching, effective mentorship, etc.
  • Research the subject you are teaching
  • Create lesson plans
  • Iterate on lesson plans with feedback from the team
  • Coordinate with your teaching partner for all of the above



The Timeline

Oct 10,11
Teacher pairing & teaching workshops
Oct 16
Curriculum proposal due
Oct 17,18
Mentorship, diversity workshops
Oct 30
Curriculum 1st draft due
Nov 14,15
Curriculum peer review
Nov 20
Curriculum 2nd draft due
Dec 4
Curriculum final draft due
Dec 21
Anticipated start date for camp


What's the time commitment?

  • Given the work description and the timeline, we see you spending at most 6-8 hours/week before the camp
  • We will be as flexible as possible to accommodate SAWC into your schedule
  • You may spend between 2-8 hours/week before the camp, entirely subject to how you choose to divide your work

SAWC's 2020 Camp has concluded.

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