Lead Science Educators, Franklin Institute

Posted by Franklin Institute on October 9, 2017

Unscheduled part time, temporary. Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 5:30 pm, September – December 2017. Hours are based on the program schedule and could vary.

Minimum Qualifications: The Lead Science Educator must have at least a college degree in science or education field or equivalent experience in an informal science setting. Previous experience working with elementary-aged children, presenting hands-on activities, and a proven record of responsibility a must. Candidate needs to be able to work with little supervision, have the ability to be flexible to teach in various settings, and demonstrate professionalism with site staff. A valid driver’s license and functioning vehicle are a must.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Lead Science Educators will travel to Philadelphia County community centers or out-of-school-time facilities to conduct the GSK Science in the Summer ™ program to 2nd – 6th graders as part of after-school programming. Duties will include classroom management in an after-school setting, facilitating hands-on science activities, coordinating with another educator to help deliver the content, and contacting the site staff prior to the program to discuss logistics.


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