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Careers

The Discovery Centre is entering the most exciting, challenging and important period of its 30 year history. To fully realize our potential and secure our role in the community, we’re looking for new members to join our team!

Please carefully review the position requirements and submission details as they may vary.

Science Educator

The Science Educator’s role is to plan, develop, implement and deliver Discovery Centre programs and workshops. The Science Educator is responsible for maintaining high-quality delivery of Discovery Centre programs for schools, public programs and special events. Working as a member of the Science Education team, the Educator will design new programs as needed, and will consistently deliver excellent program facilitation in keeping with Discovery Centre standards. The Science Educator also assists in educational media initiatives that help to promote the Discovery Centre and increase community awareness. Deadline for applications: December 19th, 2018

Science Educator (Driving Discovery) (Bilingual)

The Science Educator’s role is to plan, develop, implement and deliver the Driving Discovery program, an inquiry-based programme for grades 7 and 8 classrooms across the province.  The Science Educator is responsible for building online educational materials within the NS Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s Google classroom and providing teacher professional development congruent with the Driving Discovery program.

Working as a member of the Science Education team, the Science Educator (Driving Discovery) will consistently deliver excellent program facilitation in keeping with Discovery Centre standards. The incumbent also assists in program scheduling and educational media initiatives that help to promote the Discovery Centre and increase the Centre’s community awareness. Deadline for applications: December 31, 2018

Science Camp Counsellor (Fixed Term)

The main objective of the job is to co-develop and deliver exciting, stimulating, hands-on science activities for camp participants (ages 6 -12) and to give the student experience working in a team setting, delivering educational and recreational programs, and supervising youth.

STEAM Facilitator- Part Time

Working with the staff and volunteers of the Science team the main objective of the position is to deliver an exceptional experience to every Discovery Centre visitor. The STEAM FACILITATOR – PART TIME (Science Facilitator – Part Time) does this by providing an enthusiastic welcome to all visitors, encouraging their interaction with the centre’s exhibits in addition to delivering programs and demonstrations on a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) topics.

Dome Theatre Presenter – Part Time/Casual

Working with the staff and volunteers of the Science Experience team the main objective of the DOME THEATRE PRESENTER – PART TIME/CASUAL (Science Facilitator – Dome Theatre (Part Time/Casual)) is to deliver an exceptional experience for all visitors to Discovery Centre’s 65 seat dome theatre. The Dome Theatre Presenter does this by delivering live, presenter-led astronomy shows and automated fulldome films within the dome theatre to our general public visitors, school groups, birthday parties, and camps.

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