Educator - FT

Details
Program Name: 
Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque [cid:43151]
Program Description: 
Responsible for developing and facilitating inquiry-based learning experiences for audiences of all ages, with an emphasis on younger children. Educators are skillful at creating STEM interactions that are engaging, effective, and memorable for visitors and program participants, both at Explora and during outreach around the state. They model Explora’s pedagogy, demonstrate excellent customer service, and contribute positively to the Explora Education Team. Preferred qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in field of emphasis (i.e. early childhood, family studies, physical science, biology, art). Ability to work evenings/weekends and Spanish fluency a plus.
Job Location: 
Albuquerque
Job Type: 
Full-time
Position: 
Teacher
Responsibilities
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

• Develop and facilitate demonstrations, activities and programs in STEM.
• Facilitate experiential educational programs for a variety of audiences, both on-site and
through outreach. Outreach occurs throughout the state at community centers, schools,
libraries, festivals, etc. Educational program audiences include families, students, afterschool,
homeschool, multi-day camps, teachers and scientists.
• Greet and interact with Explora visitors and school groups, according to Explora’s
pedagogy.
• Collaborate with other educators and Explora staff members in the development of
programs and maintenance of program materials.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Work on committees that cross Explora departments.
• Deal appropriately with visitor comments/concerns.
• Comply with all operational policies, especially those involving the safety of fellow
workers, volunteers and visitors.
• Demonstrate excellent customer service at all times.
• Interact well with all levels of management, peers, co-workers, suppliers, and vendors.
Coordinate with other groups as needed
• Maintain a current and valid driver’s license to perform work duties if position requires activities
that require travel
• Work some weekends and late hours, as business needs dictate

How to Apply
How to Apply: 

To apply, email (1) a response to one of the teaching scenarios outlined in the job posting; (2) a cover letter that includes your
teaching philosophy; and (3) a resume to Tara Henderson via tmarquez@explora.us or mail to 1701 Mountain Rd. NW.
Albuquerque, NM 87104. Please specify Explora Educator Position in the subject line.

Other Information or Requirements: 

• Basic computer skills required
• Bachelor’s degree in field of emphasis (i.e. early childhood, family studies, physical science,
biology, art). An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted, as
long as it directly relates to the essential duties and responsibilities.
• Experience working with children, especially in a museum or informal setting.
• Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and planning skills

Contact

Trish Marquez, Program Coordinator
5052248326
1701 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87104