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Educator (Hourly Wage)
(Role Title: Education Support Specialist I)

Salary Range:  Pay Band 2
Location:  Martinsville, VA
Minimum Starting Pay:  $10.20 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
Hours:  20 to 29 hours per week
Position #:  W0029

An exceptional job opportunity with the Virginia Museum of Natural History is now available.  The mission of the Virginia Museum of Natural History is to interpret Virginia’s natural heritage within a global context in ways that are relevant to all the citizens of the Commonwealth.

If you meet the qualifications for Educator (Hourly Wage), we invite you to apply to join our education team.

As a VMNH educator, you will join a vibrant group of dedicated professionals focused on providing a wide variety of the museum’s education and public programming, including at-the-museum, outreach, and special events.  The education department’s mission is to inspire people of all ages to discover the world around them.  All staff educators are involved in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of education programs. The successful candidate will contribute to and strengthen this dynamic, possess an enthusiasm to implement experiential inquiry-based teaching methods, and exhibit exceptional communication skills to reach diverse audiences.   For more information about the museum’s educational offerings, visit:  http://www.vmnh.net/content/uploads/PDF/Education/education_program_guide.pdf.

Minimum requirements include bachelor’s degree in education, science, natural history or STEM-H related field or equivalent experience; at least 2 years of experience in education field.  Experience with educational technology preferred.

The Commonwealth of Virginia online employment application is available at http://jobs.virginia.gov/.

Only online applications are accepted.  If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Human Resources office at 276-634-4158.  Applications accepted until position is filled.

The Virginia Museum of Natural History complies with E-Verify which is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability.  The successful applicant must furnish proof of identity and employment eligibility and is subject to a background check.

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