Sciencetellers performs interactive family shows that
use science experiments to tell stories throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
and New York. Each high-energy show is
performed by a Scienceteller (part Scientist and part Storyteller) for schools,
libraries, scouts, and parties.
Summary of Position - Scienceteller
Here is an opportunity to perform, to teach,
and make a difference! We are looking for self-motivated candidates
to perform solo 45-minute Sciencetelling shows throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
and New York. This is a part-time, flexible position.
A Scienceteller is responsible for picking up supplies, driving to
the show location, performing the show, and driving to the next
location – all within specific time frames. Continual paid
training is provided and all mileage is reimbursed.
- Learn the components of the shows, which include the story, the
science, and the actions.
- Maintain and organize the administrative aspects of your
performance and training schedule.
- Keep open communication channels with the customer the day of the
- Attend regular training sessions.
-Must crave constant improvement;
-Must be able to memorize a script;
-Must be organized, responsible, and reliable;
-Must be animated and ridiculously enthusiastic;
-Must be able to adapt to new situations and environments;
-Must be great with kids (interact without being condescending);
-Must be great with adults (interact professionally, but with a
sense of humor);
-Must be able to perform in front of both small and large groups;
-Must have a reliable car and be willing to drive at least an hour
(full mileage reimbursement);
-Must be physically active (climbing on chairs, running, crawling on
the floor, carrying crates).
All other skills, such as science knowledge and storytelling, will
be taught through comprehensive paid training.
There is no need to be a scientist!