Creative Science Educator-New York

Dazzling Discoveries
New York, NY
Job Category
Full time Positions
$40,000 /yr
Last Date to Apply
Enjoy working with kids? Like crafts and tinkering? Have social media or graphic design experience? Dazzling Discoveries is looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to teach hands-on science lessons for kids and to run our social media platforms. We have two locations in Manhattan's Upper West Side: our children center/event space (Dazzling Discoveries) and our maker-space complete with 3-D printers and a laser cutter (Skill Mill NYC). We run classes and camps out of both locations. This position is an opportunity to participate in a successful, growing science and tech education program. This is a diverse role that includes teaching science to kids, graphic design work, and handling our social media sites. Some science and/or simple electricity and robotics background is helpful but not necessary. We are looking for a creative individual who loves “making things”, working with children, and wants a big role in a small successful organization. We are looking for enthusiastic people who have experience working with groups of children. We do require all staff to pass a background check prior to employment. The program is based in Manhattan (New York City), so employees must live within commuting distance of the city. Responsibilities and Duties: This is a multifaceted position and has many different components, here is a general list of the different roles and responsibilities our employees have: - Teach after-school K-5 science classes - Help develop curriculum for hands-on science and engineering classes - Write and edit lesson plans - Run social media platforms and website - Design and create different promotional materials - Communicate with parents and school staff To Apply: Please send a resume AND cover letter. Cover letters are essential, resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed.
- Experience working with groups of children - Some familiarity with science, engineering and/or electronics - Experience with graphic design and/or running social media platforms - Detail oriented - attention to details critical for this job - Able to write clearly and concisely - Interest in working in a non-traditional education environment - Comfortable with technology and interest in learning new skills - Comfortable with social media and some graphic design - Creative, handy, enjoy crafts - Able to assist with some record keeping and administrative tasks - General assistance with all aspects of the program. Must be willing to help with any and all operational tasks
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Russell Frisch
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