Director of Teacher Institute at Exploratorium
The Exploratorium’s Teacher Institute (TI) is looking for an engaging and experienced leader to become our department’s next Director. We are looking for someone with significant educator professional learning experience, a background in secondary science education, is committed to educational equity and anti-racism, and has strong strategic and managerial skills. TI’s new Director will manage a team of PhD scientists and veteran classroom teachers in developing and implementing programs for secondary science teachers and teacher leaders.
More about us: The Exploratorium Teacher Institute’s mission is to create and support a collaborative community of teachers, at all levels of their careers, through professional learning that joyfully emphasizes the teaching and learning of science as a process for understanding the world. TI’s body of work includes career-long professional learning opportunities for novice and veteran classroom teachers and science leaders, alumni networks of support, developing high-quality resources, and research on teacher learning and science leadership. This work is developed locally at the Exploratorium and is implemented broadly through regional, national, and international partnerships.
In our efforts to make the process of finding our next Director as equitable as possible, we respectfully request that you refrain from contacting current TI staff regarding this position.
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Job Description and Application can be found here.