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Mad Science After School Teacher

Mad Science of Maine

Mad Science After School Teacher
Various Casco, ME / Kennebunk, ME / Portland, ME / Saco, ME / Topsham, ME / Wells, ME Part-Time Paid

Description

Job Summary At Mad Science we are having a BLAST! We pay you to have fun! Build and fly rockets, demonstrate lasers, explore the states of matter using dry ice, 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. Responsibilities: Facilitating a one-hour after-school science enrichment program using a pre-set curriculum with groups of 20 children at a time. Each session is a high-energy, part entertainment, part education, hands-on class that meets for one-hour each week for 8 week long sessions. Enjoy teaching young children about various exciting science topics! Qualifications: Some experience working with groups of elementary age (5-12) children (such an After School or After Care Instructor or Camp Counselor). Must be available at least three weekdays after approximately 1:30 or 2:00 pm. Must have a reliable car and a valid driver's license. All employees will undergo a criminal background check (required) One afternoon must be Thursday for weekly equipment exchange meetings that occur from 5:30-6:30 PM. Minimum of 2 years of college completed. Degrees and/or graduate degrees a plus. Have a fun & outgoing personality 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.