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Planetarium School Programs Instructor – part-time

Flexible and enthusiastic educator desired for position as a planetarium school programs instructor. Responsibilities include presenting school programs for visiting school groups in the planetarium between 9:30 and 12:30pm, up to three days per week and maintaining materials and supplies. Training will be provided. The presentations are 30-45 minutes and cover a variety of space science topics using our digital planetarium theater. School groups range from PreK-grade 12, primarily elementary and early middle school. Applicant should be flexible, enthusiastic, and be able to adapt in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, preferably with an education major or progress toward degree with significant experience
  • Experience teaching large groups of children
  • Experience executing a lesson plan
  • Interest and comfort in communicating STEM topics
  • Knowledge of basic astronomy (i.e. constellations and planets) preferred but trainable.
  • Ability to utilize technology
  • Ability to pass criminal background check
  • All hired employees must provide proof of COVID vaccination with booster

All applicants must meet minimum requirements to be considered.

How to Apply

Please download and complete MSC’s employment application form and submit it with a resume and cover letter by email to jobs@mdsci.org with the position as the subject.


Education – Human Resources
Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street
Baltimore MD 21230


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