Instructor - Science Education

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

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POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

DUTIES:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

POSTING: ESSF 1445

AFFILIATION: CSU 52

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

Experience:

  • teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Licence:

  • Alberta Teaching Certificate (Preferred)

Language:

  • French (Preferred)