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Employment Opportunities

Camp Educators and Student Assistants

Each year, the GSK Science in the Summer™ (SIS) program needs enthusiastic staff to lead each session. Recent education program graduates, teachers who are not certified, teacher’s assistants, guidance counselors, camp counselors, etc. are encouraged to apply! The minimum requirements for the educator position include a bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment and one year of experience. The SIS administrator recruits, hires, and trains camp staff on how to use the GSK science curriculum every Spring.

Teacher leading Science in the Summer activity.

To Apply

1. Read information regarding interviews and training before submitting your application.
a. Camp Educator Information
b. Student Assistant Information
c. Gates County Teacher Information
d. Gates County Student Assistant Information

2. Download and complete the Availability Form.  
a. Availability Form (please click the link to download)
b. Gates County applicants do not need to upload an availability form with their application. Camps will occur July 11 – 13.

3. Complete the application on the UNC-Chapel Hill career website. Be sure to upload the Availability Form with your application materials in the “Other Documents” section of the application. This is required.
a. Camp Educator Application
b. Student Assistant Application
c. Gates County Camp Educator Application
d. Gates County Student Assistant Application

4. Send the Recommendation Form link to your principal, former supervisor, or professor (for camp educators) or teacher (for students) to complete.
a. Principal/Other Recommendation Form (for Camp Educator)
b. Teacher Recommendation Form (for Students)

Hiring Policies

  • All Science in the Summer Staff must complete a paid training on a specific date. Please see details in the corresponding 1.1.a. information documents above.
  • Employment is contingent upon a criminal background check and your availability to attend and complete the mandatory paid training session.
  • Hiring preference will be extended to certified teachers, those with prior Morehead Planetarium & Science Center program experience, and/or those who attend schools, work, or live in counties where SIS sites are located.