Do you want to get paid for having fun?
Do you want to work for a cool and innovative company that strives to spark the imagination and curiosity of children and teach them about the fun in science?
Being a Mad Scientist is a BLAST!
You will inspire the next generation of scientists through our innovative hands-on activities about the scientific world.
Your efforts will get today's kids EXCITED about science and could lead to the cure of cancer and commercial space flight!
--Current open positions--
We need instructors to teach fun, hands-on science programs!!
A science background is not required.
Mad Science™ is seeking high energy presenters for our Fall/Winter programs conducted in child care centers, schools, camps and Park and Recs throughout the Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha area.
This position requires a high-energy individual who can get kids excited about science.
You must have access to a reliable car and the schedule to be able to work a minimum of 2 days during the week DURING THE HOURS OF 2:30-5:30PM and periodic weekend hours, especially Saturdays.
*****Experience with kids, in a paid or volunteer formalized classroom environment, is an absolute must!
Have fun, educate and make a difference!
ABOUT THE JOB - The Mad Science™ Instructor/Presenter position is a part-time, about 5-30 hours per week.
As a Mad Science™ Instructor you will be responsible for facilitating science programs which can last anywhere for 1-8 hours. Most programs are one hour long. Each session is a very high-energy, part entertainment, part education, hands-on class.
As a new instructor you will be typically work 3-5 classes per week. If you have tons of exactly the right kind of experience or are incredibly gifted in science AND classroom management, you may be asked to sign up for more. Each one hour class will take approximately 90 minutes to complete as you are required to be on-site 15 minutes before your class begins and it takes about 15 minutes to make sure kids are delivered safely to parents and to clean up.
ABOUT THE PAY - The presenter/entertainer/instructor position for Mad Science™ is a part-time job. Mad Science™ pays a flat-fee of $25-35 per one-hour class. With set up and tear down it averages about $12-28 per hour.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB - To be invited to interview you must meet the following requirements:
1. Previous experience with grade school kids in a formalized (paid or volunteer) setting. Having children of your own or babysitting does not qualify you.
2. Up-beat, child-friendly personality.
3. Science Coursework at least the high school level, prefer college level science background.
4. Able to work a minimum of 2 days per week (the more the better!!!)
5. Have a reliable car or access to a reliable car.
6. Have a valid driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance.
7. 18+ years of age.
8. Able to pass a background check.
9. Looking for part-time work. Hours are available year round. DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SHORT TERM EMPLOYMENT.
******HOW TO APPLY - Does this sound like the perfect part-time job for you?
If so, follow the link below to our on-line job application.
“I love working for Mad Science because kids think that I’m a rock star! Kids can’t wait to get to class and learn about science… who would have thought! I like that the job I do makes a difference in their lives.”
“I love working for Mad Science because my official title is “Mad Scientist”! How cool is that! In addition, every week is different! Since you are teaching kids a new class each week, and there are many classes on rotation, it never gets boring. ”
“I love working for Mad Science because I like working with children and seeing their imaginations spark with each experiment! I love it when I do an experiment and they all go "WHOAAAAA!" at the same time. That's exciting."