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STEAM Program Developer

York County History Center
Job Description
STE(A)M Educational Program Development Consultant
 
YORK COUNTY HISTORY CENTER
The York County History Center inspires the exploration of the history, people and culture of our county, state and nation.  As a non-profit organization it utilizes collections, historic sites and museums to help tell the American story.  Based in York, Pennsylvania, the History Center operates five museums and a Library & Archives.
 

Position Title: STE(A)M Program Development Consultant

 
Status: Contracted position 7-8 weeks; 130-140 hours
 
The York County History Center has an exciting opportunity to develop STE(A)M-focused student experiences for the History Center’s new museum. This contracted position will work with the Director of Education in the development of STE(A)M-focused tours and outreach programs aligned with Pennsylvania Academic Standards for elementary and middle-school students. This is a 7-8 week project, of about 18 hours per week. The STE(A)M Program Development Consultant will collaborate with the Director of Education periodically throughout the project, which includes meeting weekly.
 
Qualifications:
Candidate should be a Pennsylvania-certified elementary or middle school educator with at least three years of classroom experience teaching students STE(A)M concepts.
 
Skills:
Fulfillment of this contracted position requires the candidate to possess excellent writing skills and an aptitude for research. Candidate must possess the skill to create elementary and middle school experiences that are developmentally appropriate and align with Pennsylvania Learning Standards for STE(A)M subjects.  Applicant should be a self-starter and able to work independently, as well as be a team player in the collaboration process.
To apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references by April 15, 2019 to:
Parthena Bowman, Director of Education, by email pbowman@yorkhistorycenter.org with “STE(A)M Program Development Consultant ” in the subject line or by mail to the attention of Parthena Bowman, York County History Center, 250 E. Market Street, York, PA 17403.  If sending electronically please send application materials as a single attachment. No phone calls please.
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