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Posted July 19, 2018
Educator, Physical Science (Full-Time)
American Museum of Natural History
New York, New York
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City is one of the premier science, research and cultural institutions in the country. The American Museum of Natural History is seeking to hire a full-time Educator of Physical Science to teach science courses to and develop curriculum for New York City youth in museum programs from grades 5-12. There are a variety of courses that span the various age groups and can take many different formats, including a 12-hour Friday afternoon course, a 24-hour after-school research course that meets twice a week and is co-taught with a scientist, a 30-hour middle school institute that runs in the summer and over DOE breaks, and numerous different courses that run on weekends. The Educator will also be asked to write new curriculum and revise existing curriculum as the opportunity arises.
Ideal candidates must be knowledgeable and confident with high school level astrophysics or earth science and have experience teaching urban youth. The candidate must be able to learn and deliver the courses in a manner that aligns with the Museum’s pedagogical approach, which includes co-teaching courses alongside an AMNH scientist. Ideal candidates must be available to work select Saturdays and Sundays, and when working on weekdays, be available to teach until 6:30 pm.
To learn more and apply online, please visit careers.amnh.org/postings/1485.
Posted July 18, 2018
Kellogg Observatory Manager/Astronomy Facilitator of Learning
Buffalo Museum of Science
Buffalo, New York
The Buffalo Museum of Science is seeking an observatory manager/astronomy educator dedicated to providing outstanding astronomy experiences to all ages. We are pursuing a dynamic professional with program facilitation experience and excellent communication skills to build, deliver and manage all aspects of astronomy programs including the Museum’s Kellogg Observatory and historic Lundin telescope, other astronomical instrumentation and a digital portable planetarium. To view the complete job description, click here.
Posted July 10, 2018
Professional Development Specialist
Science Museum of Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Science Museum of Minnesota’s Science House Professional Development Group (SHPDG) is looking for a Professional Development Specialist. This position is part of the SHPDG teaching team, co-designing and implementing professional development for adults focused on inclusion, diversity, equity, access, leadership (IDEAL), organizational change and educational improvement. SHPDG works across sectors including K-12 education, government, informal education, non-profits, and for-profits.
Posted June 21, 2018
Maker Space Educator
Lancaster Science Factory
The Maker Space Educator will advance the mission of the Lancaster Science Factory by leading all educational programming and operations for the new 1,300 s.f. Maker Space inside the expanded science center, scheduled to open March 2019. Approximate start date for this position is December 2018.
This is an opportunity for an entrepreneurial and creative individual to launch, deliver and grow custom STEM programming in a community-based informal learning environment.
The Educator will organize and deliver all educational programming within the Maker Space, and is responsible for daily operations, fiscal management, volunteer training, and marketing coordination.
Please review the full job description and application instructions here: LSF Maker Space Educator