Carnegie Science Center is seeking instructors to present hands-on STEM activities, workshops, or theater demonstrations for middle or high school groups. Collaborate with staff and partners to customize STEM curriculum, and contribute suggestions and new ideas. This position is occasional. Opportunities are available on select dates from January-April 2018.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: A degree in education and experience developing science activities and working with children is recommended. Previous experience working in the classroom or in an after-school environment is recommended. Past experience with middle and school students is also encouraged.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Demonstrate strong communication skills, have excellent customer service skills, be well organized, able to function effectively in a team environment, and be able to manage groups of students of varied sizes. Must have a passion for the values of first-hand engagement with science, and the priority of increasing students’ interest and involvement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Must be engaging, personable, approachable, adaptable, creative, and flexible in solving any problems that arise during a program. Must be able to work independently and with STEM Programs Managers to develop and refine programs, assemble materials, and perform logistical functions.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to lift 50 lbs., stand for more than 30 minutes, and have reliable transportation.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process. However, if you would like to apply for the documents on your own or for more information, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/clearances/index.htm
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Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.