Position: Dynamic Science & Arts Educator


You are:

An enthusiastic creative who enjoys working with kids, brainstorming new programs and seeing a lesson plan come to life from start to finish. You feed off of collaboration, whether that be alongside other staff or volunteers working at the lab. You are happy to work hand in hand with parents and customers who are looking for that unique educational experience for their kids or themselves. You find the space between science, technology, engineering, art, and math fascinating and are interested in getting kids, youth, and adults excited about where they intersect. As an educator, you promote your students to step away from theirs desk, limit their screen time and get involved with tinkering, playing and creating. You are a person who enjoys a lot of creative freedom in a workplace and you value working alongside colleagues who support one another. You want your position and input to directly impact the development and growth of Toronto’s first science and art lab. Most importantly, you desire to put your energy towards something great!


Commitments:

  • Full-time position available
     

Responsibilities:

  • teaching toddlers, kids, youth and adults

  • preparation

  • planning lessons

  • hosting events

  • driving to programs

  • working alongside staff and volunteers

  • instructing classes in the lab and on location

  • brainstorming

  • communicating with clients

  • testing out experiments and art activities

  • small budget making
     

 

 


Qualifications:

  • Experience working with toddlers, children and/or youth in educational settings

  • experience creating lesson plans

  • Strong public speaking skills

  • Ability to hold the attention of a group of students

  • strong classroom management skills
     

Bonus:

  • Degree in Education, Fine Art or Science

  • Drivers License

  • Have access to car

  • Several years work experience in a student, training, or client-oriented field