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Mad Science After School Instructor

Mad Science of Greater Kansas City

Mad Science After School Instructor

Shawnee Mission, KS
+1 location
Lenexa, KS
Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Job Summary

    At Mad Science we are having a BLAST! We pay you to have fun! Build and fly rockets, demonstrate eclipses, explore the states of matter, and help children create slime and other polymers. You will inspire the next generation of scientists through our innovative activities that show kids what science is really all about.

    As a Mad Scientist you will lead students through an inquiry-based discovery method involving instructor demonstrations, hands-on activities and amazing take-home projects that will illustrate how science affects the world around us. Mad Science is the world's leading provider of fun science programs for elementary-aged children.

    We are currently looking for energetic individuals to join our growing team to conduct exciting science programs during after-school hours. You do NOT need to be a certified teacher, nor do you need to be a science major.

    Who are we looking for?

    Responsible people with experience working with children, enjoy science and have reliable transportation.

    We are hiring people for programs in Johnson, Wyandotte, and Miami counties in Kansas, and programs in Jackson county in Missouri.


    Facilitating a one-hour after-school science enrichment program using a pre-set curriculum.

    Lead part entertainment, part education, hands-on class that meets for one-hour each week for 4-8 weeks.

    Have fun getting young children engaged in hands on science!


    Experience working with groups of elementary age (4-12) children (such as teaching or camp counselor)

    Must be available at least three weekdays between 2 pm and 5:30 pm.

    Willing and able to drive to area program locations and to transport required class kits and equipment

    All employees will be fingerprinted for criminal background checks(required)

    One afternoon must be Friday for weekly equipment exchange meetings

    Minimum of 1 years of college completed. Degrees and/or graduate degrees a plus.

    Have a friendly, positive, and energetic in communication and teaching style

    We train you in the curriculum, and provide all materials. Mad Science classes follow the school calendar and are presented year round. This is part-time and rewarding work if it fits with your schedule and lifestyle.