Port Discover Educator

Port Discover: Northeastern North Carolina’s Center for Hands-On Science, seeks to hire a part time Educator.

Duties Include:

  • Deliver informal science education programs within the Port Discover Center for walk in visitors, youth groups, and birthday parties;
  • Assist in the development of informal science education programs and exhibits;
  • Prepare materials for programs.

Additional duties may include caring for animals, assisting with retail operations, and cleaning the center.

This position is part time, 10 - 15 hours per week. Must be available to work Saturday shifts.


Ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in science or education, or comparable experience. Teaching experience in formal or informal learning settings is also sought. Candidates must be motivated and value a team-oriented and creative environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as a positive and friendly approach to the public are a must.

About Port Discover:

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance youth science understanding through interactive and guided discovery.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Educator Position
Port Discover
611 E. Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

or e-mail to: director@portdiscover.org

Port Discover is always accepting volunteers!

Where do you find great volunteers, children, fun, creativity, and science in one place? Port Discover! Port Discover welcomes volunteers to visit our center. We embrace service opportunities, internships, and volunteerism. At Port Discover, we are excited about the world of science and welcome you to be a part of our growing team of volunteers!

Port Discover:Northeastern North Carolina's Center for Hands-On Science

611 E. Main St. Elizabeth City, NC 27909 (252) 338-6117

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