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Love what you do!  Use your knowledge and skills to create memorable museum-quality learning experiences for learners of all ages and abilities. To round out our team of informal educators, Putnam Museum and Science Center seeks an Education Specialist who is energetic and embraces change. The Education Specialist uses museum resources to present interactive, engaging, and inspirational informal learning in the areas of STEM, natural science, history and culture to students and visitors. This position focuses on providing Outreach programming to preschools, local schools, after school programs as well as community outreach programming and in-house support for the Education Department. 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include ability to work independently, flexibility, versatility, and adaptability. Also required is the ability to retain learned information and use it to engage audiences. Must possess excellent communication skills and reflect a polished, professional demeanor in a variety of classroom and public situations. Knowledge of current trends in informal education, STEM education, natural science, history and culture required.  Comfort and ability with technology and experience with lesson planning strongly desired.  College level training is required; museum and/or teaching experience with an emphasis in education, science, history and/or culture is highly desirable.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends corresponding to the needs of the Museum and Science Center and the community we serve. This is a part-time position, during the school year, with increased hours during school breaks. 
Send cover letter and resume to: dcurry@putnam.org
Application Deadline:  September 6, 2019
Putnam Museum & Science Center is an equal opportunity employer.


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Putnam Museum & Science Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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