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Current Openings

Mad Science, the world's leading fun science provider, is looking for people for the following positions:

 

Special Event Performer (Southside)

We are currently looking for OUTGOING and EXCITING people to present MAD SCIENCE SHOWS! 

Are you looking for a job that's FUN and gives you loads of EXPERIENCE on stage, in the spotlight? Look no further than MAD SCIENCE! For SHOWS, you'll visit schools, libraries, camps and more to deliver AMAZING science presentations that will WOW your audiences of 15-250 kids! We provide all your training and equipment, and handle all of the booking and scheduling from our office. All you do is go have fun with the kids! 

Shows happen ALL THE TIME! This is a part-time job, but we prefer someone with WEEKDAY AVAILABILITY and a flexible schedule who can take on many gigs when given plenty of notice! 

 

            REQUIREMENTS:

  • An OUTGOING and DYNAMIC personality 
  • Experience with groups of children ages 3-12
  • Experience performing
  • Have your own car 
  • Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic science (don't worry - we'll train you on the rest!) 
  • Lots of ENERGY

 

            Who says there aren't any FUN jobs?  Compensation: $32 per event 

                                    

 

 

 


 

Summer Camp Lead Instructor

As a Mad Science Summer Camp Instructor, you will be teaching an interactive, hands-on science camp to elementary students. We run both morning and afternoon half-day camps. You will have between 12-25 students and you will have an assistant camp instructor. If having fun with science while expanding children's minds and instilling in them a love of science sounds like a great summer job, apply now!

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Multiple years experience teaching elementary-age students
  • Have a fun & outgoing personality
  • Have a 4-year college degree
  • Have a VA teachers license (preferred, but not required)
  • Have Monday-Friday availability beginning June 25 through August 24 
  • Have a reliable car
  • Background checks are required

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead students through an inquiry-based discovery method involving
    • Instructor demonstrations
    • Hands-on activities
    • Amazing take-home projects
  • Illustrate how science affects the world around us

Benefits:

  • Lead instructor pay starts at $250 per week for half day camps.
  • Mileage compensation is provided.  

Camp hours run from 8:30am-12:30pm or 12:30-4:30pm for half day camps. 

Our camps are scheduled at host sites throughout Hampton Roads, primarily on the Southside (Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk) and occasionally on the Peninsula (Newport News). You may be assigned to any camp location depending upon availability.

 


 

Summer Camp Assistant Instructor

As a Mad Science Summer Camp Assistant, you will be working with a lead instructor to provide an exciting, interactive, hands-on science camp to elementary students. We run both morning and afternoon half-day camps. Our camps have between 12-25 students ages 6-11. If having fun with science while expanding children's minds and instilling in them a love of science sounds like a great summer job, apply now!


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience working or volunteering with elementary-age children
  • Have a fun & outgoing personality
  • Have your license and a reliable car
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Currently in college or planning to attend after HS graduation
  • Have Monday-Friday availability beginning June 24 through August 16 
  • Background checks are required

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist instructor with equipment set-up, cleaning and pack-up
  • Assist campers with hands-on activities
  • Run games during outside time
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning!

Benefits:

  • Assistant instructor pay starts at $360 per week for full-day camps.
  • Mileage compensation is provided.  

Camp hours run from 8:30am-4:30pm for full day camps. Half-day camps are typically mornings from 8:30am-12:30 pm. Pay is $180/week.

Our camps are scheduled at host sites throughout Hampton Roads, primarily on the Southside (Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk). You may be assigned to any camp location depending upon availability. 

 

Background checks are required of all Mad Science employees.  To apply for one of these exciting positions, please fill out an application!  

 

 

 

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