Next Generation Science Standards

New Position - TEACHER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND SCIENCE EDUCATOR

[color=#4c3f3a][size=2][font=Crimson Text][url=https://queensbotanical.org/employment/#part-time-teacher-professional-learning-and-science-educator-][color=#aebc1f]PART-TIME TEACHER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND SCIENCE EDUCATOR[/color][/url][/font][/size][/color] [color=#4c3f3a][size=4][font=Source Sans Pro][size=4][font=Source Sans Pro]The Education Department at the Queens Botanical Garden provides workshops and tours to a large and diverse audience. The Teacher Professional Learning and Science Educator will primarily work with the Urban Advantage (UA) program, a citywide program that supports science education and investigations. UA connects both elementary and middle schools, teachers, students, and families with the excitement of scientific discovery and learning that takes place in eight renowned science-rich cultural institutions in New York City through developing and delivering rigorous pedagogy based teacher education workshops aligned to local, state, and national standards, providing on-site assistance at schools and directly engaging with students and families.[/font][/size] [size=4][font=Source Sans Pro]S/he reports to and assists the Professional Development Manager and the Head of Interpretation.[/font][/size] [size=4][font=Source Sans Pro]Responsibilities Include:[/font][/size] [/font][/size][/color][ul] [li]Assisting in the development and delivery of elementary and middle school teacher professional learning and school program workshops[/li] [li]Visiting schools throughout New York City to provide on-site support for teachers and students[/li] [li]Attending and providing activities at Family Science Events throughout New York City[/li] [li]Attending and supporting professional learning workshops at other institutions[/li] [li]Collaborating with partners at other institutions to assist in the delivery of the overall science initiative[/li] [li]Attending program and partnership meetings[/li] [li]Serving as a key contact for teachers, program partners, and various other individuals[/li] [li]Providing logistical support for educational programming[/li] [li]Maintaining and updating departmental records and documents[/li] [li]Updating and retrieving information from Google Docs and various databases[/li] [li]Assisting with other duties as assigned by the Professional Development Manager, the Head of Interpretation, and the Education Director[/li] [/ul] [color][size][font] [size=4][font=Source Sans Pro]Qualifications:[/font][/size] [/font][/size][/color][ul] [li]Master’s degree in science or science education or education[/li] [li]Three years of formal or informal science teaching experience[/li] [li]Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Google Docs and the possibility of moderating online forums[/li] [li]The ability to multi-task and prioritize[/li] [li]High level of self-motivation and ability to anticipate programmatic needs[/li] [li]Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills[/li] [li]Ability to travel and move materials between various locations[/li] [li]Schedule flexibility and ability to work weekends and evenings[/li] [li]Valid driver’s license[/li] [li]Fingerprint and criminal record check clean[/li] [li]Cannot have worked for the NYCDOE in the last year[/li] [/ul] [color][size][font] [size=4][font=Source Sans Pro] [/font][/size] [size=4][font=Source Sans Pro]20-25 hrs per week.[/font][/size] [size=4][font=Source Sans Pro] [/font][/size] [size=4][font=Source Sans Pro]To apply, send cover letter and resume to [email=hr@queensbotanical.org][color=#f47b20]hr@queensbotanical.org[/color][/email]. No calls please.[/font][/size] [/font][/size][/color]

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