Jobs at Empow Studios

At Empow Studios, we educate children ages 7-15 in coding, engineering, and digital arts with a focus on fun, discovery, and building a life-long passion in STEM. We have won more awards for excellence, and offer more programs, in more locations, than any other STEM education provider in Massachusetts. Every year we provide:

  • STEM summer camps at 20 locations across Massachusetts
  • School-year STEM programs for students after school, on weekends, and during school breaks both directly and through partnerships, in more than 50 locations in Massachusetts
  • Support to schools and educational institutions via teacher training, our online learning platform and STEM curriculum, and field trips to our centers
  • More recently, we have leveraged our deep investment in our proprietary online learning platform and STEM curriculum, TalentBox, to provide live online versions of our programs.

Current Openings:

Summer Camp Director, In-Person Coding/Tech in
locations throughout Greater Boston (full-time seasonal)

Location: Several throughout the Greater Boston area such as in Newton, Lexington, Cambridge, Boston, Milton, North Andover, and Natick

Hours/Dates:

Full time, approximately 8am-4:30pm M-F. Camps run 6-10 weeks, June 27-Sept 2.

Pay:

$21-25 per hour

Are you a strong leader with great interpersonal skills? Do you have a passion for coding, tech, video games, and/or digital arts? Are you looking for a fun, high-paying and fulfilling summer job? Come join us! As a Summer Camp Director with Empow Studios, you will lead a team of instructors to inspire and educate youth to create projects using today’s latest computer technologies, and engage campers with games, outdoor play, and other fun activities to reinforce learning and create a positive environment for all.

We offer a fun, supportive environment, with kids who love coming to camp; amazing training and coaching; experience using best-in-class education technology and curriculum; enough outdoor time to keep kids happy and focused in class; amazing colleagues; and great pay.

Imagine Yourself
  • Leading and coaching a team of instructors and dozens of campers
  • Coaching instructors to create an experience that maximizes learning and fun for every student
  • Developing strong relationships with each camper’s caregivers and actively communicating with them about their child(ren)’s successes, challenges and recommended next steps
  • Hosting weekly showcases where parents see the amazing projects their children have created
  • Engaging your team and students with games and other fun bonding activities during breaks
  • Making sure that your team takes advantage of Empow Studio policies and best practices
  • Using a wealth of weekly quality data to pinpoint opportunities for improvement
  • Leveraging Empow’s regional resources including subject matter experts and instructional trainers to ensure that your site meets or surpasses Empow’s high quality standards
Minimum Requirements
  • At least 4 weeks experience as an instructor of elementary or middle school students in a camp, school, or after-school program (any subject matter)
  • At least 2 seasons experience in a leadership role at a camp OR similar leadership experience that can be augmented by completing a camping administration course
  • Have or be able to complete training and certification in first-aid/CPR and healthcare supervision
  • Able to start Empow training in person or online in June (paid, part-time, flexible hours)
  • Have reliable local transportation
  • 21+ years of age
Additional Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust and personal accountability in a team
  • Demonstrated ability to positively impact youth and address the varied needs of students
  • Experience providing any form of instructor professional development including coaching
  • Experience delivering project-based learning and/or eager to learn how
  • Experience in one or more of Empow’s subject areas (e.g. coding, robotics, digital design & engineering, Minecraft and Roblox); eager to learn more
  • Engaging communication and customer service skills; able to build, strong supportive relationships with students and caregivers; able to find solutions and remain positive during challenging moments
  • Demonstrated attention to detail as are needed to comply with all regulatory guidelines
  • Strong commitment to Empow Studios’ mission and culture
  • BA or advanced specialty training
About Empow Studios

At Empow Studios, we educate children ages 7-15 in coding, engineering, and digital arts with a focus on fun, discovery, and building a life-long passion in STEM. We have won more awards for excellence, and offer more programs, in more locations, than any other STEM education provider in Massachusetts. Every year we provide:

  • STEM summer camps at 20 locations across Massachusetts
  • School-year STEM programs for students after school, on weekends, and during school breaks
    both directly and through partnerships, in more than 50 locations in Massachusetts
  • Support to schools and educational institutions via completely outsourced solutions, teacher training, our online learning platform and STEM curriculum, and/or field trips to our centers
  • More recently, we have leveraged our deep investment in our proprietary online learning platform and STEM curriculum, TalentBox, to provide live online versions of our programs.
To Apply

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to receive your RESUMÉ AND COVER LETTER introducing your amazing self! Please email both to: amazingstaff@empow.me

Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this exciting new opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

Program Manager, STEM Classes and Camps

Location: Newton or Lexington, MA

Reporting to the Greater Boston Senior Program Manager, you will be a key member of the regional program team that ensures that all of our STEM classes and camps are delivered to our high-quality standards. With the guidance and support of the Senior Program Manager, you will lead particular programs (such as camps or school partnerships), geographies within our region, and/or particular parts of the program team’s efforts (such as recruiting and training teachers); your responsibilities will change and grow as you develop, with the intent of preparing you for more senior program roles. This is an ideal opportunity for a strong ambitious program manager with a passion for and background in STEM education to make a meaningful difference in the lives of hundreds of young people in the state.

What You Will Do

Run high quality programs

  • Plan and manage program operations to ensure that our programs run smoothly: schedule classes and teachers, ensure compliance with regulations, and manage inventory of program materials
  • Lead specific elements of our program delivery by type (e.g., camps, classes, schools) or region across multiple key program functions (e.g., recruiting, training, customer service, and evaluation).
  • Manage and coach instructors to implement with fidelity Empow’s defined pedagogy, curriculum, and program designReview program metrics and student progress; identify risks and proactively solve problems to ensure high quality results for each student, teacher, and school

Build strong relationships with families and schools

  • Educate potential and current customers about the range of Empow programs; help them find the programs that best meet their needs
  • Ensure strong communications with families including instructor progress reports and tailored recommendations
  • Ensure that instructors build strong mentor relationships with their students
  • Manage relationships with school partners, ensuring that our instructors, technology, curriculum, and support staff are working together to achieve stated goals; proactively identify and solve problems
  • Address customer concerns quickly and effectively

Maintain a strong, engaged team

  • Collaborate with the Senior Program Manager to hire and retain an exceptional team of instructors and site directors
  • Train and coach instructors leveraging materials and resources provided by our national office
  • Help ensure that working at Empow Studios is an amazing experience
Characteristics of an ideal candidate

At Empow Studios, we believe a diverse team leads to diversity in thinking, making our products better for students, families and schools. If you read this job description, feel energized by what you see here, and believe you could bring passion and commitment to the role, but you aren’t sure you meet every qualification, please apply! Above all, we are looking for the right person!

  • At least two years’ experience as an instructor, camp director, or program manager
  • Passion for STEM and familiarity with much of the breadth of the technologies covered in Empow’s STEM curriculum
  • Proven project management skills including strong attention to detail and experience tracking and managing components of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willingness and ability to proactively identify and offer solutions to potential challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team to achieve outstanding results
  • Ability to work through resistance and advocate internally for needs of self and team
  • Desire to provide quality customer service and help families and partners find the Empow programs that best meet their needs
  • Dedication to personifying that values at the core of Empow’s culture through nurturing and cultivating fun, creativity, collaboration, individuality, and discovery
  • Interest in and dedication to building authentic relationships, providing coaching and support to both staff and students, and ensuring families receive their best-fit education experience for their children
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for rapid growth including targeted and supported stretch assignments
  • Able and willing to review program quality and support program delivery which will require working some early evenings and weekends, and driving to locations throughout the Greater Boston area
  • A BA/BS degree or higher in education or a STEM field or appropriate equivalent experience is required
Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position is $45,000 – $55,000 annually.  This position is full-time and eligible for benefits.

To Apply

Please send us a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience approach, meet, or exceed characteristics of an ideal candidate and stating how you heard about this opportunity. Please apply by sending application materials (cover letter, resume) to recruiting@empow.me with role title, first and last names as the subject header.

Senior Program Manager, STEM Classes and Camps

Location: Newton or Lexington, MA; flexible to be partially remote

As a Senior Program Manager you will lead all or a large portion of the program function in your region, with the authority and accountability to achieve all program related goals, most importantly as regards quality. You will set annual program goals with your Regional Director, keep him or her apprised of our progress, proactively identify and solve challenges, and manage your team which includes Program Managers, Site Coordinators, and instructors to achieve your annual goals. Your responsibilities will change and grow as you develop. Opportunities for advancement include opening new regional offices, transitioning to lead larger regional offices, spearheading quality improving initiatives at the national office, and taking full control of the Greater Boston programs as current program leadership continue their in-progress transition to a national role. This is an ideal opportunity for a strong ambitious program manager with a passion for and background in STEM education to make a meaningful difference in the lives of hundreds of young people in the state.

About Our Programs

Empow’s pedagogy sits at the intersection of project-based learning and technology-mediated instruction; we help students explore STEM, find their passions, accelerate their learning, and build their long-term engagement. Our proprietary project-based learning management system enables us to provide learners a great deal of independence in the classroom, getting just-in-time individualized support as they tackle increasingly complicated projects, which allows our instructors to focus on inspiring, coaching, facilitating collaboration, and supporting students’ social and emotional needs.

This past year we brought in the leadership team and investment capital needed for national expansion of our award-winning programs.

What You Will Do

Run high quality Empow STEM programs on budget for thousands of students

  • Manage and coach instructors to implement with fidelity Empow’s defined pedagogy, curriculum, and program design
  • Review program metrics and student progress; identify risks and solve problems to ensure high quality results for each student, teacher, and school partner; achieve or exceed quality benchmarks
  • Manage program planning and operations. Balance minute details and high-level strategy. Make sound decisions under tight deadlines.
  • Leverage national and peer resources, share best practices, and identify and advocate for needed improvements in nationally provided curriculum, technology, and other program supports
  • Establish program budgets in partnership with your Regional Director and manage programs to budget

Build strong relationships with families and schools

  • Directly and in partnership with your Regional Director and team educate potential and current customers about the range of Empow programs; help them find the programs that best meet their needs
  • Ensure strong communications with families including instructor progress reports and tailored recommendations
  • Ensure that instructors build strong mentor relationships with their students, and students build friendships with each other
  • Lead your team to manage relationships with school partners, ensuring that our instructors, technology, curriculum, and support staff are working together to achieve stated goals
    Strategy. Support the CEO in creation of strategic plan for the organization including with research and analysis

Build, develop and manage your team

  • Lead your team to recruit, hire, train, coach and retain an exceptional program team that includes one or more program managers, and dozens of STEM instructors and site directors
  • Gather and analyze qualitative and quantitative data on instructors using direct observation, surveys, and other methods
  • Leverage your teaching, classroom management and STEM expertise, the expertise of your instructors, and national resources to continuously improve the capabilities of your team
  • Ensure that working at Empow Studios is an amazing experience
Characteristics of an ideal candidate

At Empow Studios, we believe a diverse team leads to diversity in thinking, making our products better for students, families and schools. If you read this job description, feel energized by what you see here, and believe you could bring passion and commitment to the role, but you aren’t sure you meet every qualification, please apply! Above all, we are looking for the right person!

  • STEM and teaching
    • Familiar with much of the breadth of Empow’s STEM curriculum and deep expertise in at least one domain
    • High level of success teaching classes and developing teachers
    • Proven passion for STEM, education and youth
  • Team
    • Demonstrated ability to lead a team to achieve outstanding results
    • Experienced recruiting, hiring, training staff, and gathering and analyzing data in support of professional development
  • Relationships
    • Demonstrated ability to build authentic relationships with a broad range of stakeholders including children, families, and school leaders
    • Proven ability to work with and marshall the support of a wide range of internal stakeholders including peers, subject matter experts, and team leaders
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Program Management
    • At least two years’ experience managing high quality educational programs
    • Demonstrated success developing and managing complicated project plans with multiple initiatives on widely varying schedules; able to to zoom into the smallest details and zoom out to identify systemic issues
  • Culture Fit
    • Comfortable and excited to work in an entrepreneurial setting experiencing rapid growth
    • Able to authentically embody Empow’s values of fun, creativity, collaboration, individuality, discovery, and a passion for learning STEM
  • Other
    • Willing to commute to the different locations you manage on a regular basis (generally within 30 minute drive)
    • Ideally — but not required — interested in opportunities to open one or more new east coast locations in the next few years
    • Flexibility and adaptability in your work schedule, including some evenings and weekends
    • A BA/BS degree or higher in education or a STEM field or appropriate equivalent experience is required; higher level degrees are a big plus
    • Demonstrated passion and commitment to working in education. Experience working in education or education
      technology is a plus.
    • A BA/BS degree is required
Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position is $55,000 – $80,000 annually based upon experience. This is a full-time position with benefits.

To Apply

Please send us a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience approach, meet, or exceed characteristics of an ideal candidate and stating how you heard about this opportunity. Please apply by sending application materials (cover letter, resume) to recruiting@empow.me with role title, first and last names as the subject header (e.g. Senior Program Manager, Jane Doe).

STEM Instructor (Full-time)

Location: More than 20 throughout the Greater Boston Area including Boston, Cambridge, and suburbs west (several from Brookline to Worcester including Newton and Lexington), north (several from Somerville to North Andover) and South (including Milton)

Hours:

30-40 hours per week. Flexible schedules full or part-days, mostly 10-7, with some weekend shifts

Pay:

$20-25 per hour; includes full benefits

Work

75% teaching with additional management responsibilities as a senior member of the instructor team

Empow Studios, an award-winning provider of tech classes and camps for kids 7-15, is looking for energetic and enthusiastic technology-loving instructors for its year-round and summer camp education programs. No prior experience teaching tech is necessary, but working with children previously is a must. Our paid training and curriculum will give everything you need to succeed!

Full-time instructors teach our technology curriculum to students ages 7-15 in schools, in our classrooms, and during summer camps. As a core member of our instructor team, additional responsibilities may include supporting program managers to recruit, train and coach instructors, analyzing student progress data, communicating student progress to parents, guiding parents to select the classes or camps best suited to their child, or playing a leadership role directing a team of instructors at a camp site or school partner.

This is a fun and rewarding job that is a great fit for science museum educators, STEM teachers, and professionals (including particularly in computer science, digital design, and engineering) looking to transition into teaching. We offer a fun, supportive environment, with kids who love coming to class; amazing training and coaching; experience using best-in-class education technology and curriculum; flexible hours; and great pay.

Who You Are

Empow Studio instructors are motivated and engaging individuals who care about making a difference and delivering a quality experience for children.

What You’ll Do
  • Teach our technology and digital design curriculum to students ages 7-15 in schools, in our own classrooms, or in summer camps
  • Receive outstanding training on our curriculum and approach to learning as well as ongoing coaching
  • Take notes on students’ progress and provide occasional updates to parents
  • Support program managers with various management tasks required to deliver outstanding programs
You Should Have
  • Strong experience working with children
  • Comfort with technology
  • College education (We have part-time instructor positions that are a good fit for college students and junior instructor positions for high school students.)
We Hope You Have
  • Some experience playing video games and creating things with technology
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Strong social skills with both adults and children
  • Ability to engage and manage small groups in classroom settings
  • Ability to think on your feet and troubleshoot problems
What Our Instructors Say About Working At Empow
  • One of the most rewarding jobs I’ve ever had!
  • The kids really are super excited to be in class which is amazing
  • The training and curriculum is great. I felt really well prepared.
  • What a great way to give back. Thank you Empow.
Apply Today

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to receive your RESUMÉ AND COVER LETTER introducing your amazing self! In your cover letter, please be sure to answer these questions: 

  • What is your experience working with children 
  • What experience do you have leading teams or managing projects
  • Why are you enthusiastic about teaching and/or teaching tech to kids?
  • Can you legally work in the US? 
  • If you don’t have an up-to-date resume, feel free to provide a link to your linkedin profile instead

Please email your materials to: amazingstaff@empow.me.

Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this exciting new opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

School Year After-School and Weekend STEM Instructor (Part-time)

Location: More than 20 throughout the Greater Boston Area including Boston, Cambridge, and suburbs west (several from Brookline to Worcester including Newton and Lexington), north (several from Somerville to North Andover) and South (including Milton)

Job Details

Empow Studios, an award-winning provider of tech classes and camps for kids 7-15, is looking for energetic and enthusiastic technology-loving instructors for its year-round education program. No prior experience teaching tech is necessary, but working with children previously is a must. Our paid training and curriculum will give everything you need to succeed!

This is a fun and rewarding job that is a great fit for college students, professionals (engineers, teachers, digital artists) who want a fun supplemental experience, and retirees seeking a rewarding part-time job. We offer a fun, supportive environment, with kids who love coming to class; amazing training and coaching; experience using best-in-class education technology and curriculum; flexible hours; and great pay.

Who You Are

Empow Studio instructors are motivated and engaging individuals who care about making a difference and delivering a quality experience for children.

What You’ll Do
  • Teach our technology and digital design curriculum to students ages 7-15 either in schools or in our own classrooms
  • Receive outstanding training on our curriculum and approach to classes as well as ongoing coaching
  • Take notes on students’ progress and provide occasional updates to parents
You Should Have
  • Strong experience working with children
  • Comfort with technology
  • At least some college education
  • Ability to clear background checks
We Hope You Have
  • Some experience playing video games and creating things with technology
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Strong social skills with both adults and children
  • Ability to engage and manage small groups in classroom settings
  • Ability to think on your feet and troubleshoot problems
What Our Instructors Say About Working At Empow
  • One of the most rewarding jobs I’ve ever had!
  • The kids really are super excited to be in class which is amazing
  • The training and curriculum is great. I felt really well prepared.
  • Looks great on my resume and gave me lots to talk about in job interviews
  • What a great way to give back. Thank you Empow.
  • The highlight of my week!
Apply Today

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to receive your RESUMÉ AND COVER LETTER introducing your amazing self! In your cover letter, please be sure to answer these questions:

  • What is your experience working with children if it is not clear on your resume?
  • Why are you enthusiastic about teaching and/or teaching tech to kids?
  • Can you legally work in the US?
  • If you don’t have an up-to-date resume, feel free to provide a link to your LinkedIn profile instead

Please email your materials to: amazingstaff@empow.me.
Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this exciting new opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

School Year After-School and Weekend STEM Jr Instructor (Part-time): Great for HS Students

Location: Newton and Lexington

Hours:

Part-time afternoons and/or weekend days. Available 3-20 hours per week. Sept-June

Pay:

$15-18 per hour

Age:

16+

Apply today: bit.ly/EmpowJrInst

Empow Studios, an award-winning provider of tech classes and camps for kids 7-15, is looking for energetic and enthusiastic technology-loving junior instructors for its year-round education program. No prior experience teaching tech is necessary, but some formal or informal experience working with kids is a must. Our paid training and curriculum will give everything you need to succeed!

This is a fun and rewarding job that is a great fit for high school students who have experience as tutors, baby sitters, or camp counselors. It’s an amazing way to turn your love of video games, robotics, or art into a job, and a great way to gain experience that will look good on any college application.

We offer amazing training and coaching to make sure you thrive, a fun, supportive environment, experience using best-in-class education technology and curriculum, flexible hours, and great pay.

Who You Are

Empow Studio Junior Instructors are motivated and social individuals who care about making a difference and delivering a quality experience for kids.

What You’ll Do
  • Partner with more experienced instructors to teach our technology and digital design curriculum to students ages 7-15 either in schools or in our own classrooms
  • Receive outstanding training on our curriculum and approach to classes as well as ongoing coaching
  • Take notes on students’ progress and provide occasional updates to parents in partnership with more experienced instructors
You Should Have
  • Solid experience working with children in formal or informal setting
  • Comfort with technology
We Hope You Have
  • Some experience playing video games and creating things with technology
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Strong social skills with both adults and children
  • Ability to engage and manage small groups in classroom settings
  • Ability to think on your feet and troubleshoot problems
What Our Junior Instructors Say About Working At Empow
  • I love Empow!
  • My parents could not believe that my passion for video games got me a great job!
  • This experience really helped me when I applied to college. It demonstrated my experience with public speaking, leading teams, communicating with diverse people, being responsible, and learning new technology
  • Empow found me shifts and locations that worked with my schedule. Thanks!
Apply Today

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to hear from you – please fill out this quick form to apply. We’re hiring now so apply today! 

Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this exciting new opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

Summer Camp STEM Instructor (full-time seasonal)

Location: Several throughout the Greater Boston Area such as in Newton, Lexington, Cambridge, Boston, Milton, North Andover, and Natick

Hours/Dates:

Full time approximately 9am-5pm M-F. Camps run 10 weeks, June 27-Sept 2. Minimum instructor availability for 6 of those weeks.

Pay:

$17-25 per hour

Empow Studios, an award-winning provider of tech classes and camps for kids 7-15, is looking for dozens of energetic and enthusiastic technology-loving instructors for its upcoming 2022 summer camps. Camp instructors teach one tech class of typically 8 students per week, and ensure that students have a great time learning and building cool stuff. No prior experience teaching tech is necessary, but working with children previously is a must. Our paid training and curriculum will give everything you need to succeed!

This is a fun and rewarding job that is a great fit for college and grad students and teachers looking for a fun and lower-stress learning experience. We offer a fun, supportive environment, with kids who love coming to camp; amazing training and coaching; experience using best-in-class education technology and curriculum; flexible hours; just the right amount of outdoor camp activities; and great pay.

Who You Are

Empow Studio instructors (camp counselors) are motivated and engaging individuals who care about making a difference and delivering a quality experience for children.

What You’ll Do
  • Teach one or a few of our exciting technology-based courses this summer to kids 7-15
  • Receive outstanding training and coaching on our curriculum and approach to classes 
  • Lead indoor and outdoor fun and games
  • Participate in Friday showcases where students show off their amazing projects to family and friends
You Should Have
  • Strong experience working with children
  • High comfort with technology
  • Have at least some college education (current college students and incoming freshmen are very welcome!)
  • Ability to clear background checks
We Hope You Have
  • Some experience playing video games and creating things with technology
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Strong social skills with both adults and children
  • Ability to engage and manage small groups in classroom settings
What Our Instructors Say About Working At Empow
  • One of the most rewarding jobs I’ve ever had!
  • The kids really are super excited to be in class which is amazing
  • The training and curriculum is great. I felt really well prepared.
  • Looks great on my resume and gave me lots to talk about in job interviews
Apply Today

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to receive your RESUMÉ AND COVER LETTER introducing your amazing self! In your cover letter, please be sure to answer these questions: 

  • What is your experience working with children if it is not clear on your resume 
  • Why are you enthusiastic about teaching and/or teaching tech to kids? 
  • You can find a list of the camps we offer at empow.me/summer-camp. Are there any of the technologies listed there in which you would consider yourself an expert or near expert? If so, please explain. (This is not a requirement for employment). 
  • Can you legally work in the US? 
  • If you don’t have an up-to-date resume, feel free to provide a link to your LinkedIn profile instead

Please email your materials to: amazingstaff@empow.me.

Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this exciting new opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

Summer Camp Jr STEM Instructor: Great for HS Students

Location: Several throughout the Greater Boston Area such as in Newton, Lexington, Cambridge, Boston, Milton, North Andover, and Natick 

Hours:

Full time approximately 9am-5pm M-F. Camps run 10 weeks, June 27-Sept 2. Minimum instructor availability for 6 of those weeks.

Pay:

$15-18 per hour

Age:

16+

Apply today: bit.ly/EmpowJrInst

Empow Studios, an award-winning provider of tech classes and camps for kids 7-15, is looking for energetic and enthusiastic technology-loving junior instructors for its summer camps. No prior experience teaching tech is necessary, but some formal or informal experience working with kids is a must. Our paid training and curriculum will give everything you need to succeed!

This is a fun and rewarding job that is a great fit for high school students who have experience as tutors, baby sitters, or camp counselors. It’s an amazing way to turn your love of video games, robotics, or art into a job, and a great way to gain experience that will look good on any college application.

We offer amazing training and coaching to make sure you thrive, a fun, supportive environment, experience using best-in-class education technology and curriculum, flexible hours, and great pay.

Who You Are

Empow Studio Junior Instructors are motivated and social individuals who care about making a difference and delivering a quality experience for kids.

What You’ll Do
  • Partner with more experienced instructors to teach one or a few of our exciting technology-based courses this summer to kids 7-15
  • Receive outstanding training and ongoing coaching on our curriculum and approach to classes
  • Lead indoor and outdoor fun and games
  • Participate in Friday showcases where students show off their amazing projects to family and friends
You Should Have
  • Solid experience working with children in formal or informal setting
  • Comfort with technology
We Hope You Have
  • Some experience playing video games and creating things with technology
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Strong social skills with both adults and children
  • Ability to engage and help manage small groups in classroom settings
  • Ability to think on your feet and troubleshoot problems
What Our Junior Instructors Say About Working At Empow
  • I love Empow!
  • My parents could not believe that my passion for video games got me a great job!
  • Helping teach the kids is so fun. They are so excited every time I see them.
  • This experience really helped me when I applied to college. It demonstrated my experience with public speaking, leading teams, communicating with diverse people, being responsible, and learning new technology
Apply Today

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to hear from you – please fill out this quick form to apply. We’re hiring now so apply today! 

Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this exciting new opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

Student Campus Ambassador, Greater Boston Area Colleges

Location: Your College in the Greater Boston Area 

Empow Studios wants to hire students at your college as part-time after-school STEM instructors, and/or STEM summer camp counselors, and is looking for undergrad or graduate students like you to help us recruit. Are you a student with strong personal networks, who is comfortable connecting with student clubs and faculty, who is ideally studying education, art, music, computer science or engineering, who has about 6-12 hours per month free, and wants to earn more than $25/hour? This could be the ideal job for you!Here’s a bit more info:
Empow. Empow Studios teaches kids 7-15 years old in STEM in classes after school and in camps during the summer throughout the Greater Boston area. There are more than 20 different locations so there’s surely one near you! Our classes and campus cover things like coding, robotics, video game design, film & animation, digital design, Minecraft, Roblox, and engineering. We’ve won more awards for excellence than any similar provider in Massachusetts.Instructors. College students who are energetic, enthusiastic about technology, and have some experience working with children are ideal for the instructor roles which pay $17-25 per hour. We provide amazing training so no experience teaching tech is necessary. School Year (afternoons & weekends) and Summer positions (full-time) are available.Recruit as Campus Ambassador. We will pay you to help us recruit your fellow students as instructors: $25/hour plus $25 for every student on your campus who we hire. Typical tasks: putting up flyers on campus, speaking briefly at targeted clubs (e.g. tutoring, education, video game related), posting to social media, setting up an info table, and asking targeted faculty to spread the word. Empow provides all the needed support and materials and will work with you to create the best outreach plan for your campus. Once interested students apply, we handle everything! The hours you work are up to you: if you work just 2 hours per week and recruit just 10 new instructors this school year, that will net you more than $1500!

To Apply

Please send us an email at recruiting@empow.me that includes: a link to your LinkedIn profile, what college you’re attending, what you’re studying there, and no more than 3 sentences on why you think you’d be a good fit for this role. We’re excited to hear from you! Apply today!

*Hired means hired and working for at least six weeks.  It does not matter if they mention you or not when they apply.

Customer Service Representative (extended summer full time seasonal)

Location: Newton or Lexington, MA; flexible to be partially remote

Hours:

Full time April through August (candidates only available part-time to start should apply)

Pay:

$16-18 per hour

Are you excited about education? Do you love helping families and children enjoy outstanding educational experiences? Are you a strong communicator with great attention to detail? Are you looking for a full-time summer job? This could be an ideal position for you!

What You Will Do

As an Empow Customer Service Representative, you will provide phone, email and in-person customer service. You will help interested parents find classes and camps that best meet the interests and needs of their children. You will help current customers with billing and other logistical questions. You will occasionally help directors welcome families and help them through the check-in and check-out process. And, you will help ensure that directors at each of our camp and class locations have ready access to all of the enrollment, and health & safety information about their students.

This is an ideal opportunity for a strong communicator excited about coding, tech, and STEM education to make a meaningful difference in the lives of hundreds of young people in Massachusetts.

Imagine Yourself
  • Contributing to an award-winning customer service experience
  • Helping parents find the best-fitting coding, technology, or digital art classes or camps
  • Applying investigative and critical thinking skills to find answers and solutions
  • Proactively communicating with customers to answer questions before they think to ask them
  • Welcoming families and contributing to the warm and welcoming Empow culture
  • Ensuring that customer information from multiple sources is well organized
Minimum Requirements
  • One year experience in a customer-facing position
  • Comfort using different technological systems for data entry, monitoring, and communication
  • Impeccable integrity and ability to handle sensitive customer data securely and responsibly
  • Strong communication skills; personable demeanor; able to empathize with customers
  • Excellent organizational ability, including ability to collate information across multiple sources
  • Excellent organizational ability, including ability to collate information across multiple sources
  • Proficient in Google Sheets/Excel and familiarity with Google Drive
  • Able to become familiar with the technologies taught at Empow (e.g. coding, robotics, etc.)
  • Alignment with our culture & values: fun, creativity, collaboration, individuality, and discovery
Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate
  • One year experience in a customer service or sales role
  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding customer service to current and prospective customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work through resistance and advocate internally for customer needs
  • Familiar with at least one technology taught at Empow (e.g. minecraft, roblox, digital design)
  • Familiar with Boston-area; can use maps to help customers identify convenient locations
  • Comfort using different technological systems for data entry, monitoring, and communication
  • Able to prioritize, track and manage multiple issues and projects simultaneously
  • Excited to work in an entrepreneurial setting experiencing rapid growth
  • Demonstrated success working with a team

If you don’t meet 100% of the above characteristics, you should still seriously consider applying. Few candidates meet all of the “ideal” characteristics!

To Apply

Now that you’ve imagined the possibilities, we’d love to receive your RESUMÉ AND COVER LETTER introducing your amazing self! Please email both to amazingstaff@empow.me with role title, first and last names as the subject header.

Empow Studios is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Empow Studios values diversity of all kinds and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. Empow Studios is an E-verify Employer.

Empow sets the bar high! Educators here take pride in their work, are driven to see kids succeed! As co-educators they are fun and easy to work with. It’s a liberal geeky, eclectic bunch of techies…meeting are punctuated by banter and camaraderie.

Pallavi Naravane

Assistant Director, Newton Studio

We are like one big energetic family. Everyone supports each other in times of need. Empow’s team is lighthearted in demeanor but extremely serious about learning, both in the programs and outside of them. We set ambitious goals and help each other to reach them while having fun in the process.

Theo Swartz

Sr. Instructor, Camp Director

The company culture of Empow is truly unique. It is equal parts professional and fun. Meetings are lighthearted and enjoyable, and the atmosphere can be pleasantly nerdy when talking about passionate projects in a really fun way.

Teddy Murphy

Sr. Instructor, Camp Director

This job is fantastic. Working with the kids is awesome. It’s definitely a rewarding job!

Costas Frost

After-School Club Director

I love working for this company. We put a premium on people and quality of education.

Bernardo Feliciano

Teacher Development & Curriculum Lead