Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
  • 10-Jan-2020 to 10-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Operations
  • Harrisburg, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Educator

Located on Market Street in downtown Harrisburg, Whitaker Center is Central PA's premier destination for entertainment and education. From hands-on science in our Harsco Science Center, to a premium large format movie experience in Select Medical Digital Cinema, to live performances inside Sunoco Performance Theater there's always something exciting going on at Whitaker Center! Join our team and help us further our mission of serving our community through education, entertainment and art.  

If you have a passion for delivering excellent guest service and love the idea of working to fulfill a mission with a dedicated group of individuals, then we encourage you to apply. Whitaker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The Educator develops, delivers and evaluates educational programming including Discovery Labs, Surgery Live!, Discovery Camps, other workshops offered by the Education Department and programming within designated areas of Harsco Science Center including KidsPlace. Tracks inventory of program supplies and ensure that multimedia and science equipment is properly maintained. Interacts directly with Harsco Science Center guests to facilitate their learning and enjoyment. Assists guests in having a safe, fun and educational experience. Presents educational demonstrations and programs and provides information to guests. Assists in hosting groups during their visits. In the absence of the Education Manager and the Education Services Coordinator, the Educator provides functional oversight to part-time Interactors and guidance to volunteers and interns during scheduled shifts.

Educational demonstrations and programs are presented to provide information and learning opportunities to guests of all ages. You will also have the opportunity to assist in hosting groups during their visits.This position will be responsible for teaching a 2 week summer camp and Drop-In STEM classes. You'll get to develop and deliver curriculum!

 

Do you enjoy working with children and seeing the "lightbulb go on" when they discover something new and exciting? Believe it or not, we require a sense of humor and a desire to make learning fun! Our other requirements include a Bachelor's degree; PA Teaching Certificate is a plus!

 

Our employees enjoy these perks:

  • A complimentary Family membership to Whitaker Center
  • 15% discount at the Wonders Store, digital cinema concessions and Whitaker Center sponsored events
  • Banking partnership with Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union and Members First Credit Union
  • Downtown parking options

 

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