USS Constitution Museum

P.O. Box 291812
Boston, MA 02129
www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org

Date Posted:
April 04, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Museum Teacher

Description:

The USS Constitution Museum seeks talented educators with demonstrated experience working with students for the Museum Teacher position. Museum Teachers are responsible for facilitating all school and youth programs (grades K – 12) at the Museum. Museum Teachers play a key role in creating engaging program environments for participating youth. Responsibilities include: leading interactive, engaging, and curriculum based programs for student and youth groups visiting the Museum; communicating the themes and content of programs at an appropriate level for groups of various ages, grades, and capabilities; fostering a comfortable, encouraging, and accessible environment for all student and youth visitors; recognizing and acting on opportunities to use interpretive techniques to positively impact group experiences, including approaching individuals who might need direction in the galleries or show particular interest in a display or activity; maintaining the materials and resources needed for school and youth programs including restocking and resupplying program kits as needed; and supporting the Museum Learning Department with special events as needed.

Qualifications:

The successful candidates will have demonstrated skills in facilitating programs and teaching students and youth. Demonstrated experience working with youth (classroom teacher, classroom aid, after-school facilitator, museum program facilitator, camp or youth group leader, scout leader) is required. Must be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of a group to create a positive experience for all participants. Knowledge of best practices in museum teaching and interpretation techniques is necessary. Successful candidates will have a passion for history and the ability to confidently communicate content and themes related to Constitution’s story after training.

How To Apply:

Two part-time, seasonal positions are available from April – Mid August. Hourly breakdown by month is as follows:

April, July, and August: 8 hours/week or 12 hours/week

May and June: 12 hours/week or 16 hours/week


Interested individuals should send cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@ussconstitutionmuseum.org. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE.

Apply by:
April 12, 2019
About this Organization:
USS Constitution Museum is a private, non-profit organization that serves as the memory and educational voice of USS CONSTITUTION, by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of 'Old Ironsides' and the people associated with her.