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Seeking Science and Technology/Engineering (STE) Education Specialist
The Science and Technology/Engineering (STE) Education Specialist will support educators in teaching science in a way that is equitable and meaningful for all students. As part of the Center for Instructional Support, the Specialist will impact the lives of over one million students across Massachusetts. They will develop STE resources for teachers and districts, lead professional development, and help shape DESE’s STEM policies such as the STE Curriculum Framework and student assessment.
A strong candidate will be someone who is passionate about making sure all students have access to high-quality, culturally relevant STE education, and has experience both driving student learning as sense-makers and supporting the growth of other educators, especially at the high school level. If you know of someone who might be a good fit, please direct them to the Mass Careers site to apply. The job will be posted for two weeks from October 6th -20th. Candidates who apply within the first two weeks receive preference in the hiring process. Please reach out to Nicole Scola [firstname.lastname@example.org] with any questions.
Immediate opportunity for someone with a suitable background and relevant skills who would like to teach high school introductory physics.
It can be found on schoolspring.org listed as “General Science Teacher,” posted Oct. 5.
To learn more about the position, feel free to contact Susan at email@example.com
Ensures that participants have access to positive and healthy learning opportunities the align with the Eureka! program. Provides day to day guidance to program coordinators.
Works collaboratively with Girls Inc. of Worcester COO and CEO in the expansion of the Eureka! and Eureka! JV programs to new service areas.
This position is full-time, exempt.
The salary is $55,000 per year.
Candidates should apply online through Indeed.
Massachusetts Science & Engineering Fair Student Engagement Manager
Expand STEM opportunities for youth across the Commonwealth with the Massachusetts Science & Engineering Fair (MSEF)!
We are seeking an enthusiastic Student Engagement Manager to improve educational access and opportunity by guiding and supporting our year-round programming, connecting students to STEM professionals and opportunities across the state. Through this newly created role we aim to meet an articulated need, from both students and educators, for strategic engagement with research through the science fair process, providing pathways to STEM careers.
The Student Engagement Manager (SEM) will be responsible for fostering a collaborative and supportive environment for students through programming, training and communications. This person will promote the science fair model, supporting teachers and schools with engaged and trained volunteers, and supporting volunteers to engage with middle and high school students. The SEM will work closely with the Program Director to create training systems and develop school support systems to increase connections with industry professionals through mentoring, student internships and student-focused learning collaboratives. Program initiatives will also include assessing where race, culture and access influences science learning and advancement, and shaping supports accordingly.
MSEF supports middle and high school students engaged in independent science and engineering research. These STEM learning projects help students think independently and critically as well as innovate around local and global challenges. Students experience the excitement of pursuing their interests & passions and the pride of showcasing their work.
Through the science fair program, students experience the professional practices of working scientists and engineers. MSEF is transforming materials, training and outreach to address issues of access, opportunity and bias. The Student Engagement Manager role will play an important role in delivering on this strategy, connecting students to opportunities via volunteer engagement, mentorship, internships, training, and events. The position will drive the accompanying volunteer support and strategic communications.
Here’s What You Will Be Doing
Volunteer recruitment to identify:
What’s Needed to Succeed
· Passion for STEM education and enthusiasm for the value that volunteers can add to students’ experiences
· Understanding and experience with issues related to how language, race and culture influence STEM education and career pathways
· Experience working with students historically underrepresented in STEM
· Experience supporting volunteers, managing student groups, or school-related programming
· Excellent listening skills and strong writing skills
· Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
· Driver’s license and clean driving record
· Willingness to travel in-State when circumstances permit
· Ability to work remotely as part of a team
· Enthusiasm for systems and structure alongside an embrace of organizational change
· Willingness to assist with assorted tasks that inevitably arise with a small organization
· Facility with Microsoft Office software, Google, Slack, and other digital tools
MSEF is a small non-profit with a rich history and strong links to education, industry and academia. This position will be one of three other full-time staff on a team of 6. MSEF does not have an office and operates as a remote organization. All candidates must be amenable to working remotely.
MSEF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a culturally diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. We encourage BIPOC applicants to apply.
Salary starts at $50,000 year and includes partial health insurance reimbursement, and the opportunity to contribute to a retirement plan. MSEF will provide and/or reimburse for technology needed to support remote work environment.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Writing sample should answer one of the following questions and can be in a format that is up to you (no longer than 500 words):
Applications considered on a rolling basis and encouraged for submission before September 17th. Anticipated start date October 4.
2021-22 Position Openings with TerraCorps
Whether you are passionate about conservation, land access, or sustainable agriculture, TerraCorps is here to help you serve local communities and build professional skills through transformative experiences! Apply to serve with TerraCorps and join a cohort of passionate members taking on dynamic projects that connect communities to the land.
TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated environmental nonprofit growing a more equitable ecosystem of people and organizations to protect and steward land for broader good. We do this by supporting AmeriCorps members who serve with nonprofit organizations across MA, RI, and CT to tackle issues around land access, sustainable agriculture, and conservation. This year we are looking for about 80 members to join the TerraCorps team!
As a member you can serve with one of our nonprofit partners, in one of five coordinator positions: Community Engagement Coordinator, Youth Education Coordinator, Land Stewardship Coordinator, Regional Collaboration Coordinator, and Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator. Members will carry out capacity building projects; educate or train individuals; recruit, train, manage, and support community volunteers engaged in land-based activities; and identify new individuals and groups to participate in education, recreation, or service opportunities centered around land access and conservation.
Members serve in full-time (38 hour/week), 11-month positions from August 30th, 2021- July 29th, 2022. These 1,700-hour AmeriCorps positions receive a living allowance and are eligible for an education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits. Application specifics, position descriptions, and additional information about how to apply can be found at https://terracorps.org/member-position-listing/
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Interviews begin late-April, and we aim to fill all positions by the end of July.
AmeriCorps programs provide equal service opportunities. TerraCorps will recruit and select persons for all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and varying experiences, including people with disabilities, people of color, and LGBTQIA individuals. We will provide reasonable accommodations for interviews and services upon request. TerraCorps is a grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
The Wade Institute for Science Education is a not-for profit corporation whose mission is to promote the teaching of participatory, inquiry-based science, mathematics, and technology/engineering education at the K-12 levels in partnership with museums, science and technology centers, cultural institutions, institutes of higher education, STEM industries and business, and other STEM related organizations. The Wade Institute provides professional learning programs and resources for K-12 formal and informal educators. The Education Director administers and maintains the Wade Institute’s programs, supervises education staff and assists with developing new initiatives. This is a full-time position based in Quincy, MA with some travel throughout Massachusetts.
o Professional Development Seminar Series
o Customized Professional Learning Services
o Focus Workshops
Organize and present conference presentations, webinars and other outreach professional development workshops
Oversee the Wade Institute’s collaborations with partners to coordinate teaching, logistics, registration, marketing, and record keeping for Professional Development Institutes and workshops
Develop new programs and program materials, including inquiry-based and standards-aligned professional development investigations
Supervise the Wade Institute Education Staff
Market and promote programs and resources
Assist with grant writing and budgeting for education programs
Serve as the Wade Institute’s representative to state and regional STEM education networks and professional associations
Maintain relationships with institutions of higher education for graduate credit for the Wade Institute’s programs
Assist with other office tasks as needed
Participate in visioning and strategic planning for the organization
Master’s Degree in education, science or related field
Experience providing professional development for in-service teachers
Familiarity with the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Framework and/or NGSS
Experience working with school administrators
Experience and demonstrated expertise in developing and teaching inquiry-based lessons or programs in formal and/or informal learning environments
Experience working with online collaboration and cloud storage systems
At least 2 years program management experience
Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
Ability to work both independently and in a team
Familiarity with Schoology or other on-line learning platforms a plus
Willingness to travel to meetings throughout MA
Salary: $65,000 - $72,000 (Commensurate with experience.)
Closing Date: July 20, 2021 or until the position is filled.
Note: Position is currently remote but will return to an office based role this fall.
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. The Wade Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
The Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
831 Orleans Road, North Chatham MA 02650
Voice: 508-945-8889 Website: http://chathammarconi.org
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (CMMC) seeks a dynamic, experienced, and engaging STEM educator for its new TechSmart STEM education program. Chatham Marconi TechSmart prepares Cape and Islands students for success in a connected world by exploring the power and possibilities of communication science. Major components of the program include planning physical science lessons for students in grades four and six, delivering classroom instruction in multiple school districts on the Cape, and managing class field trips to CMMC. Instruction is planned for the 2021-22 school year with class field trips to CMMC as culminating activities.
About the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center:
Located in Chatham on Cape Cod, the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (CMMC) was founded in 2002 to preserve the historic 1914 Marconi-RCA campus, honor its distinguished role in wireless communication history, and promote STEM education. Museum exhibits trace the story of wireless communication from Marconi’s day, through the 20th century when station operators communicated with ships around the globe, to today’s evolving world of technology. The CMMC Education Center collaborates with schools on active-learning STEM programs, offering an original curriculum, professional development, and field trips. The education facility includes a well-equipped classroom and space for exhibits and public events. Additional information Is available at ChathamMarconi.org.
Responsibilities include: working with the CMMC Education Director and Education Committee to develop and present physical science lessons to fourth and sixth grade students in classrooms on the Cape; developing museum-based activities for field trips; organizing field trips to CMMC.
Specific responsibilities include:
Developing classroom lessons and materials
Planning and scheduling classroom visits
Instructing students in classrooms at participating schools
Planning and directing museum field trips
Evaluating program elements
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with STEM focus and/or experience
Experience working with children/students
Ability to engage, inspire and advocate for STEM interests.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in a STEM field.
The CMMC TechSmart educator position is a part-time appointment that extends through the school year. It is expected that the position will be half-time during the months of September through May, with time off from June to August.
Based upon qualifications and experience. Does not include benefits.
As soon as possible.
Submit a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position open until filled.
May 4, 2021
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