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Bilingual Educator Performer – 3/4 Time

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Full Time
Posted February 22, 2021

Bilingual Educator Performer – 3/4 Time

Position Status: 3/4 time
Pay Range: $16.50 – $17.50/hour
Close Date: 3/24/21

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Job Description:

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking (3) Bilingual Educator Performers to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 400+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.


Essential duties:

Serve as an ambassador and community connector for the Museum and its diverse audiences by providing exceptional informal education in Spanish and English using visitor focused discovery learning and performance techniques and Museum collections and resources. The Bilingual Educator Performer will deliver programs on a variety of topics and through a range of formats which may include or combine: demonstration, dissection, virtual engagement, direct instruction or theatrical performance. This position will begin in our summer camps for children K-6 and expands into school programs, onsite guest experiences and virtual learning programs post-camps.


Minimum qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 years’ experience in teaching/education or performance required.
  • Colorado Driver’s License with excellent driving record required for offsite program delivery required.
  • Evenings and weekend availability required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English and Spanish fluently required.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Cultural competentce and be community focused
  • Dynamic presentation, facilitation, classroom management and communication skills
  • Responsiveness to the needs of diverse learners and audiences
  • Sincere enjoyment for working with people
  • Interest in or knowledge of science and/or culture
  • Demonstrated understanding of informal learning
  • Ability to learn content quickly
  • Reliable, professional, adaptable and flexible
  • Strong child centered pedagogue


Core values:

  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, and the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy.


The perks and benefits of working at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science can be viewed HERE.


Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by March 24, 2021 Resumes will not be accepted after this time.   Cover letters MUST be in Spanish. Socially distant onsite audition-interviews April 6th-10th.


Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.


Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.


The Museum is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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