USS Constitution Museum

P.O. Box 291812
Boston, MA 02129

Date Posted:
April 04, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Museum Teacher


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.


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 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.