Part-Time Educators (Education Specialists)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:                    Involvement with informal, hands-on, educational science center programs (physical, natural and applied sciences); assist in the development and presentation of public, school, scout and special programs; audiences include schools, teachers, community centers, scout groups, families, etc; programs will be done both on-site and out in the community; programs include demonstrations, exhibit interpretation, classes/labs, science camps, birthday parties, outreaches, evening events, etc.


REQUIRED SKILLS:                             Be incredibly prepared and flexible; very responsible and organized, time- and detail-oriented; be creative; comfort with and interest in science and education; have exceptional public speaking abilities, comfortable working with audiences of all sizes/ ages/backgrounds, outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic; professional in attitude and appearance; do moderate lifting (approx. 40 lbs.)


QUALIFICATIONS:                                College science/education/etc. strongly classes recommended; must have experience in public speaking and/or teaching; experience in the informal science education field preferred.


SCHEDULE:                                         Part-time; variable hours each week; schedule will include weekends, holidays and evenings; must be flexible. Note that this is not temporary, seasonal employment.    


SALARY:                                              $9.00/hour, increased to $10.00/hour after 6-month probationary period; limited time-off benefits                                  


APPLY:                                                Open posting, positions filled as needed. Send cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 3) to:        

Human Resources Director

Science Central

1950 North Clinton Street

Fort Wayne, IN  46805

Fax: (260) 422-2899


Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information

Name: Amanda L Cutler
Position: Finance & HR Director
Phone: 2604242400
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