All Other Positions - Saint Louis Science Center
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: Sr. Educator
Job Location: Saint Louis Science Center
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Saint Louis Science Center
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314-286-4688
Job Description:
The Sr. Educator, Early Childhood is at the center of daily operations, implementing and executing all aspects of early childhood programming . This position also ensures smooth operations in the Discovery Room and Preschool Science Series, develops new programs, interacts with guests, and supervises team members. 

Visitor facing duties (approximately 60% of time)*
  • Manage the daily operations of the Discovery Room, including oversight of animal care and opening and closing procedures.
  • Deliver Early Childhood program across the Science Center including Discovery Room sessions, and Preschool Science Series sessions.
  • Cross train in other galleries and be a part of the bigger Gallery Programs team!
Office/Managerial related duties (approximately 40% of time)*
  • Support the design of new programs that meet the Science Center's community engagement initiative.
  •  Review of team developed content for proper alignment to department goals.
  • Assist in developing curriculum that meets Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
  • Supervise Early Childhood team members.
  • Evaluate team performance and review resources to ensure learning and developmental goals of curriculum are supported.
  • Participate in the hiring process for new, high-performing, motived Early Childhood team members.
  • Flexible schedule and the ability to work weekends and holidays is required to  accommodate the needs of our guests.
  • Physical Demands: Must be able to actively engage guests during your shift.
  • Be able to withstand large crowds and loud noises.
  • Other duties as assigned.
*Percentage of time for certain duties is a general estimate and is subject to change according to business needs. 

  • BS or BA in a relevant Science, Education, or Museum field required; emphasis in Early Childhood.
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience required.
  • 2-3 years of cultural institution experience and/or people facing work highly desirable.
  • Interpretive training through the National Association for Interpretation highly desirable. 
Please click here to submit a cover letter, resume, and application.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.