Status Report

Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis Job Opportunity Announcement: Education Coordinator

By SpaceRef Editor
September 4, 2008
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Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis
CATEGORY: Office Professional

Application Deadline: Until Filled



LOCATION: Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis

SALARY: Based on experience, minimum $30,000


Responsible for student and teacher activities related to the Challenger Learning Center-

St. Louis, including teacher trainings, simulated space missions, Discovery Classroom programs, Scout programs, summer camps, professional development workshops and other related programs.

– Plan and conduct teacher training, Discovery Classroom programs, Scout programs, summer camps, professional development workshops, and other related programs.

– Develop and/or maintain curriculum materials, ensuring that all school-related materials are aligned with Missouri and Illinois state education standards.

– Conduct simulated space missions and related programs for schools, community, corporate, and public groups.

– Manage the after-school Explorer program.

– Conduct off-site workshops and other programs as needed.

– Develop and maintain a system to keep staff and the public apprised of current space news and events.

– Manage the evaluation process in conjunction with the St. Louis Science Center.

– Represent the Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis at business fairs, meetings, conferences and other related activities as needed.

– Develop and conduct presentations at regional and national conferences.

– Assist with marketing efforts to book missions and other related activities.

– Attend regular staff meetings.

– Perform other related duties as assigned.


– Bachelor’s degree in education, science or related field

– Teaching experience

– Demonstrated interest in space science

– Curriculum development experience preferred

– Strong presentation, communication and organization skills

– Experience working with both children and adults

– Dynamic, outgoing and creative personality

– Available to work occasional evenings and weekends


If you would like to be considered for this position, send your letter of interest and a resume to Mrs. Amy Collier – 1005 Waterford Drive – Florissant, MO 63033-3694, by the deadline above. Address the envelope to Donna Troy.

The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis is a partnership of the Ferguson-Florissant School District, the St. Louis Science Center and the Cooperating School Districts of Greater St. Louis.

The Ferguson-Florissant School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, veteran status, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Ferguson-Florissant’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504 is directed to contact the Office of the Superintendent.

SpaceRef staff editor.