The Educator is responsible for delivery of direct service programming, including, but not limited to on-site and off-site programs for the general public, schools, adults, and scouts as well as special events such as festivals, scout days, and marketing events. The Educator participates in all direct service programming that falls within the purview of the GROW Exhibit. In addition, the Educator may be required to participate in programming in other areas of the Center, including day camps, gallery programs and on-site evening events. The Educator will be responsible for all aspects related to program and event/project development and delivery
May at time give work direction to volunteer staff or interns related to delivery or execution of a program or event.
Must be a good team player as well as a self-starter and able to work independently. Must meet education and experience requirements. Good interpersonal skills, excellent customer service skills, positive attitude and outlook; ability to work with all ages – early childhood to adults of all ages; ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Must be able to qualify to drive Science Center vehicles.
Minimum of 2 years of college, bachelor’s degree in education or related field such as Life Sciences, Horticulture, Plant Biology preferred. Experience in inquiry based or hands-on program delivery/teaching.
Good written and oral communication skills. Good skills in writing program curriculum, as required.
MATHMATICAL SKILLS: Good.
Excellent reasoning and decision making.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Drivers license required
Must be able to load and unload equipment used in and necessary for program delivery.
Will present programs and participate in events on and off-site and at varied hours, including some nights and weekends. Must be able to work in various weather conditions. Some programs and/or conferences and/or training opportunities may require overnight travel – must be available for those engagements.