A-1 CAREERS is a regional staffing agency based in Denver Colorado. We specialize in placing finance, accounting, technology, hospitality, and administrative professionals in a wide array of positions from executive level to support staff. We provide contract, contract to hire, direct hire and pay rolling services as well as career consultation and search strategies for candidates.
Our client mission is to saves lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
Job Title: Transplantation Science Educator
Reports to: Public Education Coordinator
Work Schedule: As Scheduled, Part-Time, Temporary through A-1 Careers
Job Location: Colorado (Denver-Metro, Colorado Springs Metro, Western Slope, rural Colorado);
Wyoming (Western, Eastern)
The Transplantation Science Educator (Educator) travels to local middle and high schools to teach the
Transplantation Science curriculum. They teach students about the science behind organ and tissue donation and transplantation, and dispel common myths about organ and tissue donation.
Essential Job Functions:
Coordinates with the Public Education Coordinator (PEC) and the Transplantation Science Scheduler to teach the program at local schools.
Independently represents the Transplantation Science program in presentations to students and teachers in Donor Alliance’s service area.
Builds relationships with teachers to encourage growth of the Transplantation Science program.
Tracks and reports inventory to the PEC.
Physical Requirements and Working Environment:
This is a part-time, per diem, as needed teaching position based in Colorado or Wyoming.
Normal hours include training, professional development, and teaching.
Educators are employed as temporary employees on a day-to-day basis by A-1 Careers for assignment to Donor Alliance. There is no contractual agreement for employment between an educator and A-1
Careers beyond the day’s assignment for which s/he is called and for which s/he agrees to work.
Educator must be able to pass a background check.
Educator must have a valid state driver license and insurance. Travel by personal auto is required with reimbursement for personal auto use provided according to the IRS policy for trips over 100 miles one- way.
Educator must be physically able to climb stairs and lift the classroom materials as needed to transport them and set them up in the classroom.
Educator must responsibly store classroom materials when not teaching.
Working evenings and weekends may be required occasionally for training or to perform the tasks outlined in the job description.
Education and Work Experience Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in education, health, science, liberal arts or related field and/or equivalent work experience required.
Three to five years minimum teaching experience strongly preferred.
Colorado or Wyoming teacher license strongly preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
Proficiency in the use of computer equipment and software, including but not limited to Microsoft Office
Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Zoom, Google Meets, etc. – Intermediate to Advanced skills preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team required.
Steps to Becoming a Transplantation Science Educator
1. Conduct a phone interview with Donor Alliance staff.
2. Conduct formal interview with members of Donor Alliance staff.
3. If hired, complete paperwork with A-1 Careers.
4. Attend orientation and training. (Compensation begins with Step 4.)
5. Shadow an experienced educator for a minimum of two days of classes at the Middle School level and two days of classes at the High School level.
6. Attend ongoing training as arranged such as tours of partner organizations, monthly professional development meetings and annual Educator Workshop.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Pay: $22.00 per hour