Curriculum Support Specialist - Urban Science Education

The deadline for this job has passed and it is not visible on the eePRO Jobs page.

Deadline to Apply:

Friday, April 5, 2019, 5:00pm


Baltimore, MD
United States

Job Category:


Job Type:



PURPOSE:  To support teachers in implementing innovative urban environmental science curricula in Baltimore City High School classes. 

LOCATION: Position office located at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).  Travel required throughout the Baltimore Region.

DURATION:  Three month position starting immediately. Full time preferred but part-time will be considered. Must be available during school day hours (~7:30 am-4 pm).

SALARY: Competitive, commensurate with experience. This is an exempt position.


Support teachers in implementing Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) curricula through team meetings, telephone and electronic communication and one-on-one in-school support. Curricula include:

Integrating Chemistry and Earth science (ICE), exploring local environmental phenomena through hands-on investigations, data exploration and modeling. ICE is part of the high school chemistry class all Baltimore City students are required to take.
Comp Hydro, a two week curriculum unit exploring runoff and flooding in Baltimore watershed through a combination of computational modeling and first-hand investigations. Comp Hydro is being taught in high school environmental science, biology and engineering classrooms

  • Collect data and materials from teachers and students as part of the research component of the two curriculum projects.
  • Assemble, format and revise data sets, lessons and other resources for inclusion in the two curricula.
  • Provide logistical support for meetings with teachers.
  • Support the annual Baltimore Data Jam program through classroom presentations, and assistance to teachers and students.


  • Bachelor’s degree in ecology, environmental science, science education or related field required. 
  • At least one year of teaching experience in science required, with classroom teaching experience desired.
  • Familiarity with Maryland State Education and Next Generation Science Standards, and with urban schools.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. 
  • Access to personal transportation for traveling to schools is required.
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint and social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.  
  • Knowledge of Baltimore’s regional ecology a plus.


Job Duration:


How to Apply:

Please complete an online application at and include a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter which includes Job Code 19006-I, a resume, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. 

Job Compensation: