> Exhibit Explainer

Exhibit Explainer

Science Mill Museum – Johnson City, TX 78636

Part-time

Summary:

The Science Mill, a STEM science museum located in Johnson City, TX is seeking energetic, hard-working individuals to join our team as Exhibit Explainers. Explainers actively engage with museum visitors of all ages to encourage hands-on learning and exploration of the exhibits throughout the museum. The ideal candidate would be interested in pursuing a career in teaching, science, technology, and/or working with or around children.

Work Schedule:

Part-time schedule 4-6 hours a day over 4-5 days a week, weekend availability a must. School holiday availability required with some flexibility. Exhibit Explainers will be required to move throughout the museum floor for extended periods of time.

Primary Responsibilities include:

Providing the highest standard of customer service to museum visitors.

Explaining STEM exhibits to guide exploration for kids of all ages as well as adults.

Turning on exhibits and preparing the museum for the day; turning off exhibits and cleaning museum public spaces at close.

Exhibit troubleshooting, light maintenance, and problem solving as needed.

Requirements:

Positive, professional attitude and strong communication skills – enthusiastic extroverts wanted!

Self-starter with an interest in teaching, science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math.

Willingness to learn new skills and help teach visitors about our unique exhibits.

Ability to multi-task, work hard, and be a team player.

Strong attention to detail a must.

Part-time weekday, weekend, and holiday availability.

Previous experience not required. Onsite training will be provided.

Previous customer service or hospitality experience a plus!

To apply, please send letter of interest or resume to info@sciencemill.org.


SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTORS AND TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Inspire a new generation of STEM leaders! Teaching positions available in Science Mill summer camp communities throughout Central & South Texas. Have fun with a team of dedicated STEM professionals while helping run innovative, exciting activities!

> Lead Instructor

Lead Instructor

  • Weekly teaching stipend of $1000/week, approximately 40 hrs/week

  • Paid training to learn all hands-on, inquiry-based STEM curriculum, and innovative technology

  • Work with and inspire incoming 3rd - 5th and 6th – 8th grade students in your own community to develop an interest in and appreciation for STEM and STEM careers

  • Current certified teacher and experience working with students

  • Interest in growing expertise in developing STEM and STEM career interest in middle school and upper elementary youth

  • Leadership qualities and capable of managing TAs while implementing curriculum

  • Interested in learning how to utilize cutting-edge technology to ignite student curiosity and learning

 

> Tech Instructor

Tech Instructor

  • Weekly teaching stipend of $1000/week, approximately 40 hrs/week

  • Paid training to learn all hands-on, inquiry-based STEM curriculum, and innovative technology

  • Work with and inspire incoming 3rd - 5th and 6th – 8th grade students in your own community to develop an interest in and appreciation for STEM and STEM careers

  • Current certified teacher and experience working with students

  • Experience with technology, robotics, coding and programming

  • Capable of troubleshooting and maintaining tech equipment while helping to implement curriculum

  • Interest in growing expertise in developing STEM and STEM career interest in middle school and upper elementary youth

  • Interested in learning how to utilize cutting-edge technology to ignite student curiosity and learning

 

> Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

  • Weekly teaching stipend of $600/week, approximately 40 hrs/week

  • Paid training to learn all hands-on, inquiry-based STEM curriculum, and innovative technology

  • Work with and inspire incoming 3rd - 5th and 6th - 8th grade students in your own community to develop an interest in and appreciation for STEM and STEM careers

  • Current college student with a passion for STEM and teaching youth in a hands-on, interactive environment

  • STEM or Education major preferred

  • Be a supportive and flexible team player with strong organization skills

  • Prior experience working with youth, children, and/or STEM technology preferred

  • Interested in learning how to utilize cutting-edge technology to ignite student curiosity and learning

 

OPPORTUNITIES IN AUSTIN

Must be able to attend a week-long paid training session June 10 – June 14 at the Science Mill in Johnson City

Commitment to lead 4 – 6 weeks of camp during June - July 2019 in and around Austin, TX (no camps the week of July 4)

1 Lead Instructor

1 Tech Instructor

2 Teaching Assistants

 

OPPORTUNITIES IN LOCKHART

Must be able to attend a week-long paid training session June 3 – June 7 at the Science Mill in Johnson City

Commitment to lead 3 weeks of camp during June - July 2019 in Lockhart, TX (no camps the week of July 4)

1 Lead Instructor

1 Tech Instructor

2 Teaching Assistants

 

To apply for any of the summer camp positions above, send resume and cover letter to amber.middlebrook@sciencemill.org. Please indicate what position(s) and what city/cities interest you.