Discovery Museum

177 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
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Date Posted:
October 16, 2020

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Brain Building Together Explorer (in-exhibit staff & educator)

Description:
Join Discovery Museum’s early education team! Brain Building Together (BBT) Explorers operate the BBT exhibit for caregivers with children ages birth-3 by ensuring safety, cleanliness, and an enjoyable visitor experience. This position supports BBT’s educational goals by engaging caregivers in conversations about children’s learning and helping to develop exhibit activities.
Qualifications:

- Ability and interest in working with caregivers and young children ages birth - 3

- Demonstrated ability to communicate with and support diverse families of young children

- Background in early childhood education and child development

- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills

- Weekday and weekend shifts required as well as some flexibility in scheduling 

-Ability to uphold Discovery Museum's COVID-19 safety policies and procedures

- Professional experience as a parent educator, infant/toddler educator, or family support provider and/ or a BA in related field, preferred
How To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to Alli Leake at aleake@discoveryacton.org
Apply by:
November 07, 2020
Salary:
$14
About this Organization:

Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn together. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and 550-square-foot treehouse blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus in Acton, MA, about 20 miles west of Boston. Originally founded in 1982, the museum was expanded and completely renovated in 2017. Hands-on, playful exhibits, developed by professional educators, inspire curiosity, exploration, and imagination, providing a fun and engaging experience for children and adults to discover their world together. Serving families and schools from towns throughout the region, the museum is devoted to informal education that enhances classroom learning. Discovery Museum is committed to accessibility, and is a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only winner in the Access category. For more information please visit www.discoveryacton.org. Discovery Museum is a community-supported non-profit organization.