On-Call Substitute TRAVEL REQUIRED

Science Explorers - Wilmington, DE (30+ days ago)5.0


Science Explorers is seeking an energetic, positive person to work as an on-call substitute (OCS). Applicant MUST be available Monday-Friday during the afternoon into early evening hours. These hours can vary from 2:00pm-6:00pm, depending on the location. This position will require travel to club locations, so reliable transportation is a must. All materials and curriculum is provided, and we offer extensive training for all of our instructors. You do not need to be an expert in the field of science to teach our clubs!

The OCS will require availability to teach our one hour club sessions within a designated area as needed, usually day-of notice. The position will be paid a weekly salary of $150. This will be paid even if the OCS is not utilized at any locations, however the position may require up to 5 days of instructing. If the OCS teaches at more than 3 locations in a week, they will be paid an additional $50 per club. This salary includes travel and prep time for the clubs.

Science Explorers has forged excellent relationships with hundreds of schools across several states. Our goal is to hire instructors who bring enthusiasm and fun, but also represent our company with professionalism at all times. In addition to instructing clubs, you will also be trained to perform quality checks at other locations and observe clubs to ensure our programs are running smoothly.

This is a wonderful opportunity for any person who enjoys working with children. Our club program is developed for elementary school aged children with a focus towards hands-on STEM learning and fun. You don’t have to know science to teach our clubs! The Curriculum, Supplies and Training are provided. Previous experience teaching or working with children required.
The OCS must obtain clear FBI, Child Abuse and Criminal Background Clearances upon hiring and will have to complete the Shield the Vulnerable and VIRTUS training.

This job is FUN and REWARDING! This is a GREAT position for stay-at-home parents, college students, and retired teachers that still enjoy being in a classroom. If you are reliable, energetic, and have a passion for enriching the lives of children, please apply today!


Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $150.00 to $250.00 /week


  • teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
  • tutoring: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school (Required)


  • Wilmington, DE (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)


  • english (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)