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Science Educator  (currently unavailable)

We are looking for a dynamic science educator who can convey the excitement of science and math to children and public.  Duties include teaching science classes. Curriculum is developed, but person must be able to modify and add depending on children.  Person helps in creating teaching aides and work with public especially through phone, museum, and shop).  Person will also help out with Natural History Museum and Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon.  Should be proficient in communications skills through the internet and can do general computing (Word and some graphics). Applicant should be able to  handle 20-30 students and willing to learn how to use computer technology for demonstration, 3 months probationary period)


The person in this position will primarily conduct field trips at the Math Science Nucleus including programs in Rocks and Minerals,  Light Magic,   (see our web site for list of programs) for elementary grades.  The materials are already developed so teaching skills are important.  Person will also conduct field trips at Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon (look on website for field trips) mainly for 2-60 but occasionally for high school.  Person may also do after school classes of their choice, mainly for elementary grades. 

Duties include scheduling, talking with teachers, advertising especially in September and October to fill classes.  Scheduling will also include for other employees.   Confirmation and billing may also be part of the job initially.

·        Advertise and solicit classes for field trips during the school day for both the Children’s Natural History Museum and Tule Ponds.

·        Keep track of schedule, and coordinate with other employees who may do those presentations.

·        Schedule “fun science” events that revolve around the Children’s Natural History Museum and Tule Ponds, including open houses, family activities

·        Occasionally go to places to help advertise the Math Science Nucleus




The Math/Science Nucleus is a non-profit, educational, and research organization composed of scientists, educators, and community members. It serves as a science resource center to assist school districts, teachers, administrators, and community.  Math/Science Nucleus was founded in Fremont, California in 1982. http://

Position could be part time to full time (minimum of 32  hours per week).  Weekend hours and evening hours occasionally required.

TO APPLY or for more information:

Send resume  and 2 email references to Dr. Joyce Blueford

Math Science Nucleus
4074 Eggers Drive
Fremont, CA  94536
E-mail (preferred):
fax 510 790-6089


Please send  resume to Dr. Joyce Blueford at  (Include 2  references with at least one who can provide insight into teaching skills)  Job will start end of August,  2007.  

Math/Science Nucleus is a non-profit organization whose main goal is to get children excited about science and math, so they can understand the world around them.