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Summer Educator (up to 27.5 hours per week from May 25, 2020 — July 31, 2020)


*SPARKING WONDER & CURIOSITY ABOUT OUR WORLD THROUGH HANDS-ON SCIENCE EXPERIENCES*

27.5 hours per week for morning or afternoon shifts.  Training is required week of May 25, 2020 — May 29, 2020.  Camps begin June 1, 2020 and end July 31, 2020.  

Summer Educators are responsible for presenting and demonstrating inquiry-based science programs to campers during summer months.  Duties include taking the lead role in the instruction of summer camps for ages 4K – 7th grade by developing and providing appropriate grade level programming, classroom management and instruction. Other responsibilities will include assisting with before/after care and lunch supervision, taking shifts at the High Cycle and at the Shark and Ray Touch Tank as well as assisting on the floor with informal public presentations, demonstrations and exhibit interpretation.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in science, education or related field; have excellent communication and customer service skills; the ability to work well with a variety of people in a fast-paced environment; comfort leading group presentations; and the ability to effectively interpret and communicate science concepts. Physical qualifications include, but are not limited to, the ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift/pull/push objects up to 20 lbs.; hearing/visual acuity; and exposure to chemicals/fumes.

Benefits include discounts in our gift shop and restaurant; free admission to Adventure Halls; and on-site parking.

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