Instructor - Science Education

TELUS World of Science - Edmonton - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Join our School Programs team in providing an exceptional and inspiring science education experience to visiting school groups. As an Instructor, you will proactively engage, inform and stimulate students & teachers by providing knowledgeable instruction and explanation of procedures and observed results in activities. As an instructor, you will possess thorough knowledge of all curriculum-based school science education programs, and the necessary skills and knowledge to operate all specialty equipment used in the presentation of programs. Presentations may occur on-site, at client locations or via technology.

Instructors are involved with providing input into the assessment of overall program effectiveness and future program development.


In conjunction with and under the direction of the Director of School Programs and the supervisor of the Program Assistants, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Present curriculum based school science education programs to school groups, students and teacher in-service sessions.
  • Respond in a knowledgeable manner to requests for information on the TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, our programs and science related questions.
  • Ensure all materials, supplies and equipment is available, prepared, in working condition and in the appropriate areas according to organization standards.
  • Liaise with group leaders and teachers to promote on-going relationships.
  • Participate in the assessment, evaluation and development of science education programs.
  • Ensure the safety of all program participants.
  • Other related duties as required.


Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Public speaking, teaching, or theatrical experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with the Alberta Education Science Curriculum.
  • Working knowledge of general science.
  • General knowledge of science lab practises.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in early childhood education (preferred).
  • Bilingual (English/French) is preferred.
  • Understanding of interactive technology.
  • May be required to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Education and Experience:

  • University or equivalent Post-secondary degree in Education
  • Post degree formal classroom instructional experience.
  • Alberta Teaching Certificate (preferred).
  • Post-Secondary degree/diploma or extensive experience in one of the following areas an asset:
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Science Communication

Note: A vulnerable populations check is a condition of employment for successful candidates. The check must be completed prior to commencement of work and is the financial responsibility of the candidate.



POSITION TYPE: Temporary Part-Time

SALARY: $24.48-$30.36 per hour as per the 2019-2022 Collective Agreement PT 235.

AVAILABILITY: Must be available Mon. – Fri. Between the hours of 8:30am & 3:30pm, for shifts 3 to 6 hours per day (varies by booking demand).

OPENING DATE: April 17, 2019

CLOSING DATE: April 24, 2019

We thank all applicants in advance and advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $24.48 to $30.36 /hour


  • teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • Alberta Teaching Certificate (Preferred)


  • French (Preferred)