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Become A Natural Science Curator

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Working As A Natural Science Curator

  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • $57,200

    Average Salary

What Does A Natural Science Curator Do At University of Alaska

* The College of Natural Science and Mathematics(CNSM) is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of adjunct instructors in Chemistry
* Adjunct instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester appointment.
* Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool for the academic year of 2017
* from which instructors will be hired.
* Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of an appointment, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester; hiring decisions are made on a semester-by-semester basis (including summer sessions), according to the needs of that semester's schedule.
* Applicants must be available to teach the courses face-to-face on the campus of UAF.
* No relocation expenses will be paid for adjunct instruction.
* Through instruction and mentoring, the College of Natural Science & Mathematics promotes students' self-motivation to excel and guides them towards professional careers and public service in an environment of life-long learning.
* Want to know more about the College of Natural Science and Mathematics? Visit us on the web or on Facebook

What Does A Natural Science Curator Do At Troy University

* Hours will vary 13 hours per week
* List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position:
* NA
* Does this position have supervisory responsibility?:
* No
* Posting Date:
* Open Until Filled:
* Yes
* Special Instructions to Applicants:
* The rate of pay for this position is $7
* per hour.
* Quick Link

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How To Become A Natural Science Curator

High school teachers must have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license.

Education

All states require public high school teachers to have at least a bachelor’s degree. Most states require high school teachers to have majored in a subject area, such as science or history. Teachers typically enroll in their institution’s teacher preparation program and take classes in education and child psychology as well.

In teacher education programs, prospective high school teachers learn how to present information to students and how to work with students of varying abilities and backgrounds. Programs typically include fieldwork, such as student teaching. For information about teacher preparation programs in your state, visit Teach.org.

Some states require high school teachers to earn a master’s degree after earning their teaching certification.

Teachers in private schools do not need to meet state requirements. However, private schools typically seek high school teachers who have a bachelor’s degree and a major in a subject area.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

All states require teachers in public schools to be licensed or certified. Those who teach in private schools are generally not required to be licensed. Most states require teachers to pass a background check.

High school teachers typically are awarded a secondary or high school certification, which allows them to teach the 7th through the 12th grades.

Requirements for certification vary by state. In addition to requiring a bachelor’s degree, states require teachers to complete a teacher preparation program and supervised experience in teaching, typically gained through student teaching. States also typically require candidates to pass a general teaching certification test, as well as a test that demonstrates their knowledge in the subject they will teach. Some states require teachers to have a minimum grade point average as well. For information on certification requirements in your state, visit Teach.org.

Often, teachers are required to complete annual professional development classes to keep their license. Some states require teachers to complete a master’s degree after receiving their certification.

All states offer an alternative route to certification for people who already have a bachelor’s degree but lack the education courses required for certification. Some alternative certification programs allow candidates to begin teaching immediately under the supervision of an experienced teacher. These programs cover teaching methods and child development. After they complete the program, candidates are awarded full certification. Other programs require students to take classes in education before they can teach. Students may be awarded a master’s degree after completing either type of program.

Training

In order to receive certification, teachers need to undergo a period of fieldwork, commonly referred to as student teaching. During student teaching, they work with a mentor teacher and gain experience teaching students in a classroom setting. The amount of time required varies by state.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Teachers must collaborate with other teachers and special education teachers. In addition, teachers need to discuss students’ needs with parents and administrators.

Patience. Working with students of different abilities and backgrounds can be difficult. High school teachers must be patient when students struggle with material.

Resourcefulness. High school teachers need to explain difficult concepts in terms students can understand. In addition, they must be able to engage students in learning and adapt lessons to each student’s needs.

Advancement

Experienced teachers can advance to be mentors or lead teachers. In these positions, they often work with less experienced teachers to help them improve their teaching skills.

With additional education or certification, teachers may become school counselors, school librarians, or instructional coordinators. Some become assistant principals or principals. Becoming a principal usually requires additional instruction in education administration or leadership. For more information, see the profiles on school and career counselors, librarians, instructional coordinators, and elementary, middle, and high school principals.

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Natural Science Curator Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    55.6%
  • Male

    38.9%
  • Unknown

    5.6%

Ethnicity

  • White

    70.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    13.5%
  • Asian

    11.1%
  • Unknown

    3.2%
  • Black or African American

    1.5%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    63.2%
  • French

    10.5%
  • Chinese

    5.3%
  • Japanese

    5.3%
  • Mandarin

    5.3%
  • Arabic

    5.3%
  • Korean

    5.3%
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Top Skills for A Natural Science Curator

BiologyLecturePolymerChemistryNaturalSciencePhysiologyUndergraduatePhysicalChemistryLessonPlansOrganicChemistryGeneralChemistryTopicsAGEGroupsTaughtPrinciplesAnatomicalModelsCommunityServiceGeneralPublicFacilityPowerpointDNADataEntryEnvironmentalChemistry

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Top Natural Science Curator Skills

  1. Biology Lecture
  2. Polymer Chemistry
  3. Natural Science
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Supported natural science education and facilitated innovative science programming.
  • Write up lesson plans including differentiated lessons depending on the age groups.
  • Promote physics to general public using visually appealing demonstrations of E&M and Classical Mechanics
  • Prepared educational materials for staff members and was responsible for the care of the science facility, animals, and specimens.
  • Completed administrative assignments and data entry for a Dr.'s granted study.

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