Mad Science

Mad Science, world leader in fun and educational science programs for children, is looking for talented individuals to help us present our programming in Hamilton and surrounding areas.

Mad Science of Hamilton & Kitchener is looking for high energy, enthusiastic, out-going individuals to teach our entertaining, interactive, hands on programming to elementary aged school children at schools near you!

Mad Science has over 100 North American offices and has been providing a fun, interactive introduction to the wonders of science to school age children for nearly 20 years. We offer in-school programming to children from grades 1 to 6 with a unique educational blend of hands on experimentation, excellent demonstrations and amazing activities guaranteed to be fun for both the children and the Mad Scientist alike.

A background in science is not required. We’ll teach you the science!

A teaching certificate and back ground in education is not required. We are guest Presenters!

Compensation for entry level Mad Scientists is $25 to $30 per class, typically for 3 – 6 classes per week. Classes are 40 – 60 minutes long and take place during lunch breaks and immediately after school. We offer mileage compensation for any schools greater than 10 km from your home. Possibility for advancement; veteran Mad Scientists can earn up to $35 per class and are given a greater number of classes each week at their request. Weekend and evening work may also be available; birthday parties, workshops, performance events, etc.

All applicants must:

  • Have access to a vehicle. (Commuting via public transportation is not feasible due to the location of many schools)
  • Be available for an hour or two at least a few days a week during school hours and/or immediately after school.
  • Be available the majority of Fridays for a short (approx. 30 minute) late morning equipment exchange in Burlington with all your fellow Mad Scientists at our office.
  • Be able to inspire and entertain children in Grades 1 - 6!