P.O. Box 291812
Boston, MA 02129
Date Posted: April 04, 2019
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
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.
Two part-time, seasonal positions are available from April –
Mid August. Hourly breakdown by month is as follows:
July, and August: 8 hours/week or 12 hours/week
June: 12 hours/week or 16 hours/week
should send cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only those selected for an interview will
be contacted. EOE.
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