Mouse | Rockland County Professional Development Support Facilitator…

Rockland County Professional Development Support Facilitator (Part-Time) Smart Start

About Mouse

Mouse is a national nonprofit that empowers youth and educators in historically underserved communities to engage with computer science and creative technology. Our programs are funded by Google, AT&T, Verizon and others to help public school students discover new technology and succeed in the digital workforce.

About This Role

This role will be directly related to the Mouse’s New York State Smart Start grant.

Reporting to the Director of Instructional Design, the Smart Start Support Facilitator is responsible for supporting the facilitation and execution of engaging professional development workshops aimed at improving knowledge and pedagogy of computer science education and other related subject matter expertise. This role will assist the lead facilitator by managing the materials and logistics of each session while occasionally supporting participants with content questions related to the New York State Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards as well as the NYS Smart Start Grant. Additionally, this role will take lead in the gathering of all reporting necessary for each district lead partner for the grant including evidence of project completion and attendance.

The part-time employee will receive $25/hour for the hours specified by their manager.

Schedule & Location

Facilitators are expected to work from 7:30am - 3:00pm, including a 30-minute lunch break, each day of the professional development.

The dates for summer training are Monday, June 27th - Friday, July 1st 2022.

Three school year check-in sessions will take place from September 2022 through February 2023 on dates that are to be determined. Summer facilitators are not required to work school year check-in sessions, but they are given priority.

In-person professional development sessions will take place at:

65 Parrot Road
West Nyack, NY 10994

*Paid virtual training and onboarding sessions will take place during the month of June.*


This role is responsible for:

  • Acting as the point of contact for all logistical questions and issues for attendees in each professional development workshop at the dates and times specified by the Smart Start program
  • Managing virtual calls (Zoom) as the host to ensure smooth transitions during each online workshop.
  • Collaborating with Lead Facilitator to ensure workshop logistics are uninterrupted. This includes, but is not limited to, logging into or arriving at the workshop 10-15 minutes early and staying in the workshop 10-15 minutes late to connect with your Lead Facilitator
  • Gathering all the reporting necessary for each district lead partner for the grant including evidence of project completion in addition to attendance
  • Recording attendance in every workshop
  • Reviewing work submitted by attendees in the tool(s) related to that particular workshop (Scratch,, etc)
  • Maintaining adequate participant records and monitor compliance in regards to Smart Start grant requirements
  • Gathering and share feedback with Mouse staff throughout the 2022-2023 school year regarding implementation of the program and collaborating with Mouse to improve the workshop experience


  • You’re a stellar communicator – both written and verbal.
  • You are reliable and punctual.
  • You have the capacity to coordinate details, multi-task and generate creative solutions.
  • Highly organized with excellent project management and time-management skills.
  • Experience with computer science/tech-related subjects or a willingness to learn computer science curricula
  • Tech skills required: experience with the Google Apps Suite (docs, slides, and sheets), experience using video conferencing tools (like Zoom, Google Meet, etc).
  • Tech skills preferred: experience with Slack or other productivity, collaboration and contact management tools.


Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQIA+, women and non-binary people, people living with disabilities, and others with lived experience being part of marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply. All offers of employment are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

The part-time employee will receive $25/hour for the hours specified by their manager.

Status: Part-TIme

Mouse is an equal opportunity employer. We know diversity makes us stronger and are committed to inclusivity for all our applicants and employees.

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