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Museum of Science Education Associate II, Youth Programs in Boston, Massachusetts

The Youth Programs Education Associate will research, develop, and present school, youth, and public programs to high school students, teachers, and public audiences that contain accurate and relevant scientific principles and concepts in a way that both educates and inspires further interest in science. The programs will be based on current science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) topics and support school curriculum standards as appropriate to enhance formal learning experiences. The Education Associate will be teaching and leading projects such as the High School Science Series, supporting school partnerships in small and large size audiences on-site and in the community to extend the Museum\'s reach and relevance to youth. The educator will act as a resource for scientific content and continually learn and develop new programs, activities, and content, including online platforms to expand the Museum\'s resources. He/she will work both on teams and individually, work closely with staff in other departments, and act as a representative of the Museum in collaboration with other institutions and organizations to deliver exemplary programming. Lastly, plan and lead educational experiences for teens, including the Summer Youth Internship program to engage youth in career and job readiness and comfort with STEM. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the supervision of 25 youth volunteers during the school year and 50 summer youth interns Travel off-site to visit schools as needed, up to 1 day per week to support school partnerships and programming Deliver presentations; 6-9 per week on average to general audiences. Partner with Fenway High School Science teacher to develop and deliver weekly STEM activities to enhance their curriculum and utilizes the Museum\'s resources Create new live presentations collaboratively developed; 6-8 annually that are based in current science, technology and engineering New programs learned 2-4 per year that may be taught in multiple venues in the Museum and in the community Develop 2-4 new STEM web-based virtual resources for teachers, students or general audiences WORK SCHEDULE: Start date: Tuesday through Saturday (40 hours a week) Manager, Youth, and Bilingual Offerings MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors of Science or Arts degree 3 or more years of science education experience teaching with high school audiences Experience in developing educational programming for high school-age audiences in the community, such as a classroom or informal educational setting such as a museum Evidence of excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in all activities, particularly when developing and delivering presentations Work on a weekend day and some holiday work is required and adjustment of schedule for summer hours as needed to support the educational team Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to develop and deliver excellent programs that are relevant to teens and adult audiences STARTING SALARY: Non-Exempt (Hourly). \$\$22.80 - \$25.80/ hr.