Bilingual Educator Performer

Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Job Description

Job Description:

The Bilingual Educator Performer will serve as an on-site/off-site ambassador for the Museum and its diverse audiences by providing exceptional informal education in Spanish and English. Using visitor focused discovery learning and performance techniques and Museum collections and resources. The Bilingual Educator Performer will deliver programs on a variety of topics and through a range of formats which may include or combine: demonstration, dissection, virtual engagement, direct instruction or theatrical performance.

 

This position will support and nurture relationships with students, families and teachers participating in our Partnership Programs; Urban Advantage and Passport to Health. You’ll be connecting through community, making a difference and bringing to life our mission; “Be a catalyst! Ignite our community’s passion for nature and science.”

 

The auction interview will be on July 26th from 8-12:30. There will be no alternative interview dates offered.

 

Please submit your cover letter in Spanish

 

Essential Duties:

  • Assume an active role in creating a dynamic, visitor/participant focused and inclusive experience for program visitors/ participants.

  • Provide quality programming and dynamic delivery at Partnership Program events; evening and weekend Passport to Health (P2H) & Urban Advantage (UA) events (such as Family Science Nights, Family Fit Fests, Family Health Days and Family Science Days).

  • Impact and inspire visitors/participants through skillful engagement and accomplished educational practice.

 

Requirements:  ?

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree in science, education or related field preferred.

  • Fluent Bilingual Spanish/English required.

  • 1 years' experience teaching/education or performance required.

  • Valid Driver’s License with excellent driving record and dependable personal vehicle required.

  • Evening and weekend availability required.

 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Dynamic presentation, facilitation and communication skills

  • Responsiveness to the needs of diverse learners and audiences

  • Sincere enjoyment for working with people

  • Interest in or knowledge of science and/or culture

  • Demonstrated understanding of informal learning

  • Ability to learn content quickly

  • Reliable, professional, adaptable and flexible

 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) across the country

  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium

  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

  • Free RTD ECO pass

  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program

  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)

  • And many more!

 

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by July 19, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

 

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.

 

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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