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Organization:    Ontario Science Centre
Division:    Science Education
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary (recurring contract from approx. late-August to end of June each year)
Job Code:    14024 - Biologist 2B
Salary:    $1,150.66 - $1,421.31 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55399

What can I expect to do in this role?

Join our team of Science Educators and bring your enthusiasm, creativity and knowledge of informal science and technology education to the Ontario Science Centre. You will take a lead in: presenting, researching, and developing innovative, engaging curriculum-correlated science and technology programs/workshops for school groups from Kindergarten to Grade 12; write, edit and produce support materials for teachers that connects to film, exhibit and other OSC program offerings; provide presentations/workshops to various audiences such as Early Childhood Educators, pre-service teachers and practicing teachers; work as a member of a team in supporting the successful and consistent delivery of school programs.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Skills
Qualified candidates will have excellent communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge of one or more of: biology, biochemistry, physics, space science and chemistry. Familiarity with the Ontario science curricula Grades K-12. Experience developing creative, interactive, educational programs and in training others on presenting the program. Excellent organizational and time management skills; strong research and computer skills; experience working with learning simulations, information technology, and students of all ages; flexible presenting style (able to meet the needs of the individual classes); excellent customer service skills and commitment to visitor care; ability to work well independently and in a team environment; a current Standard First Aid certification, including Child CPR, prior to presenting science education programs. Candidates may be required to work some evenings and weekends.

Note: Kindly include the competition # OSC-C13-13 in the subject line. (Please send in MS-Word format).

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 10 months, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Thursday, July 4, 2013
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, July 18, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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