An ideal opportunity for Teachers!
The mission of the Saint Louis Science Center is “to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning” throughout the community. The Senior Educator will accomplish this mission by providing teens in the Youth Exploring Science (YES) program with inquiry based learning experiences with an emphasis in engineering. The Senior Educator will also participate in the development of new programs and engineering content, as well as other forms of educational delivery.
Who reports to this position: YES teens, Educators and Associate Educators as necessary.
Who regularly works with this position: Senior Educators, Associate Directors, Directors, Senior Directors
The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Required: 2+ years of undergraduate study in engineering.
Expertise in engineering; two-three years relevant experience may be substituted for education.
While performing the responsibilities of the Educator’s job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk up to a quarter mile indoors and work for short periods outdoors; stand; lift up to 30 pounds; reach with arms and hands; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.