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Scientists in School is working to pique scientific interest, confidence and engagement throughout children’s formative years, engaging them as scientists in rich, fun and investigative workshops. We are looking for role models who represent the diversity of the youth we are engaging. All materials and training are provided.


$85 per classroom workshop. Mileage and expenses are reimbursed as per current policy.


Part-time with flexibility to set your own schedule, but all workshops happen Monday to Friday during the day. Workshops will be located within a reasonable distance of your location.


  • Deliver high-calibre, hands-on Scientists in School workshops reflective of our mission and vision;
  • Serve as a role model for eager Kindergarten to Grade 8 scientists, striving to create a highly inclusive, energizing, and safe space for all;
  • Participate in training, presenter team meetings, and ongoing development opportunities;
  • Communicate with teachers in a timely manner to schedule and confirm workshops;
  • Updates Scientists in School’s workshop database as required;
  • Maintain workshop kit and materials in a safe and professional condition;
  • Adhere to safety guidelines as outlined in the Scientists in School’s Safety Manual; and
  • Interact in a positive and professional manner with customers.


  • Science degree preferred; BEd or ECE degree (for some positions)
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of science and/or engineering
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Dynamic presentation style suitable for young people aged 4-13
  • Ability to express ideas clearly to children and adults
  • Excellent customer service skills; must be flexible, diplomatic and customer centric
  • Able to move materials bins/equipment weighing as much as 22kg to and from workshop locations .
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Sufficient space to store workshop in home and transport in vehicle
  • Valid drivers license and use of vehicle
  • Use of personal laptop and proficiency using webmail, internet applications, and videoconferencing hardware and software
  • Access to high bandwidth internet
  • Bilingualism (French & English) is an asset
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