is a part-time non-exempt position reporting to the Education Program Manager.
The Education Specialist will work in collaboration with the Experience Team to
lead offsite programs for elementary and middle school-age students in summer learning
programs throughout the community.
Primary Functions and Major
The Education Specialist is responsible for
the implementation of educational programming focusing on natural science,
history, and art in summer learning with elementary and middle school students
in Northern Berkshire County.
Summer: July 5th
– August 3rd ; Monday to Thursday; 18-24 hours per week
Dates and times will vary somewhat by site.
Delivery of art and
science programs with students
Managing a group of
elementary and middle school students at their school or camp
preparation and cleanup of programming at school
communication and working relationship with school administration and staff
Maintain and report
accurate records of material usage
ongoing training for Museum programming and curriculum
Participate in weekly program status meetings
with Education Program Manager
1-2 years of
experience working as an educator (formally or informally)
with the general public, in a museum or other public program setting, preferred
A Bachelor’s Degree
in Education, Science, or Visual Arts and/or combination of Associates Degree
with demonstrated professional experience. Current higher education students
will be considered with demonstrated professional experience.
and public speaking skills
Ability to work
effectively under minimal supervision and in a team-oriented environment
communicate professionally with administrators, educators, and the general
Equipment, Skills and Other Requirements:
- Candidate must have their own reliable transportation
- Candidate must be able to work and/or type at a desk, climb stairs
and lift up to 30 lbs.
- An ideal candidate will have excellent skills in use of contemporary
technology in an educational setting
- Candidate must maintain a current Massachusetts driver’s license,
personal automobile insurance and a safe driving record