Employment

Employment Opportunities

Afterschool Science Educator(s)
 
Discovery Space seeks 1-2 enthusiastic individuals with experience teaching science to elementary aged audiences (K-6 graders) to join our education team.

Selected candidates will be responsible for planning and facilitating highly interactive, 90-120 minute science programs consistent with our mission during afterschool hours. At a minimum, availability Monday through Thursday between 2-6pm during the school year is necessary. Hours per week will range from 10-20 with the potential for more. In the case of a well-qualified candidate, more opportunities do exist for increased hours, responsibility and pay.

Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in education or science; however, experience will be strongly considered no matter the degree;
  • Experience developing and facilitating educational programming with elementary or middle school kids, demonstrating good classroom management skills, and understanding how to effectively engage multi-age youth in science learning;
  • Team focused attitude with a passion for connecting children with science;
  • Reliable transportation and valid license. 
Current PA criminal and child abuse background clearances are required.

Resumes, letters of interest, and contact information for three (3) references should be submitted to Allayn Beck: info@MyDiscoverySpace.org. 


EOE F/M/D/V