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.
Current PA criminal and child abuse background clearances are required.
- 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.
Resumes, letters of interest, and contact information for
three (3) references should be submitted to Allayn Beck: info@MyDiscoverySpace.org.