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Museum of Science Education Associate-Bilingual in Boston, Massachusetts

The Education Associate 1 - Bilingual English/Spanish will research and present programs educational programming daily/weekly in both English and Spanish that exemplifies educational excellence and guest service to engage and excite our audiences in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content. The programs will be based on topics in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics. In addition to working with the education team, they will participate in the project development of MOS en Espa?ol, expanding the Museum's Spanish language programming onsite, online, and in the community. The educator will stay current in scientific content and continually learn and help develop new programs across all education channels including in-gallery interpretations, stage presentations, digital content presented online via live broadcast and prerecorded videos, and outreach including in-community and in-school programs. RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach a variety of STEM programming 2-3 days per week across all education channels in both English and Spanish. Learn and help develop new programing for both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking audiences, as needed, across all education channels (2-3 programs per year). Collaborate with other departments to support the development of partnerships with the Hispanic and LatinX community in the greater Boston area. Learn to teach responsibly and safely using Museum resources - including scientific demonstration equipment like the Theater of Electricity, chemicals, live animals, biological materials, Museum vehicles, and others Collaborate with others in the department to help maintain 1 - 2 educational areas or key resources such as teaching spaces and stages. Travel offsite to visit schools or communities as needed. Regularly work a weekend day. Occasionally work a flexible schedule including some holidays, some Friday evenings and other times in order to accommodate serving guests during school vacations, extended summer hours, and other special projects and requests. WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours / week, Sun-Thurs OR Tues-Sat REPORTS TO: Director, Museum Programs MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors of Science or Arts degree. 1 or more years of STEM fields or education background Demonstrated proficiency in science and technology education for public audiences (such as a classroom or informal educational setting such as a zoo, aquarium, or museum) Demonstrated ability to read and Speak Spanish Proven ability to provide excellent customer service in a high volume environment as well as comfort working In large groups Comfort with handling and being around live animals Demonstrated communication skills (verbal/oratory and written) Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously, paying close attention to detail Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a team STARTING SALARY: Non-Exempt (Hourly). $20 - $22 / hr

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