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 inspire 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 having a lot of creative freedom in a workplace and you value working alongside colleagues who support one another. You want the opportunity 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
    involves a mix of weekday and weekend shifts

 

Responsibilities:

  • teaching toddlers, kids, youth and adults

  • preparing teaching kits

  • planning lessons in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) subjects

  • hosting birthday parties

  • travelling to programs

  • teaching camps and pa day programs

  • working alongside staff and volunteers

  • instructing classes in the lab and on location

  • brainstorming

  • communicating with clients

  • testing out experiments and art activities

  • preparing budgets

 

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

  • Driver's License

  • Have access to car

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

 

How to Apply:

1. Fill out this form

2. Remember to email a copy of your resume with the subject line "DYNAMIC SCIENCE & ART EDUCATOR" to bookings@actionpotentiallab.ca  
*resume should include education, skills and references

Due Date: Monday, July 31st at midnight