Department: HQ – Headquarters
Location: Washington, DC
The Carnegie Academy for Science Education (CASE) is Carnegie Science’s K-12 education arm and is housed within the institution’s headquarters. CASE’s mission to enhance the education of DC children in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), through a variety of programs for students and their teachers, each with a common goal: to empower children to ask questions, sharpen their analytical skills, develop leadership and general life skills and broaden their educational and career horizons.
Since 1989 CASE programs has served more than 800 students and 1,000 teachers in DC. CASE’s First Light Saturday Science School, a free program for DC’s middle school students, gives students an opportunity to explore STEM skills and careers through hands on projects and direct work with STEM practitioners. CASE’s STEM Kits program has trained 70 teachers have been trained and 1,500 students have developed skills to handle tools and equipment used in modern research laboratories.
CASE is seeking a STEM Educator for our high school biotechnology outreach program and other education programs, as needed. The STEM Educator will train high school teachers in basic laboratory research techniques, assist in implementing the biotechnology program in schools, and support CASE’s education programs. Position is part-time for school year 2017-18, full-time in summer 2018, and may lead to weekend employment if performance is exemplary. Compensation based on experience.
Essential functions of this job may include but are not limited to:
Train teachers to run biotechnology program in their schools
Facilitate hands-on student STEM learning
Support CASE’s education programs
Skills and Other Requirements:
Job Type: Part-time