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Museum Educator Assistant
 
WORKING HOURS: Part-Time/Summer-Typically Monday and Thursday morning for outreach and field trips. Possibly additional day (s) including weekends for meetings and/or events as needed. Approximately 10-12 hours per week. May 31st through August 12th availability required.

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

Summary: The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum is looking for flexible, creative, enthusiastic team player to assist our museum staff & education department as well as the families and children that visit the Museum. This individual will have responsibilities primarily in the Education Department. Perfect for early childhood/elementary education student who has some classroom experience or retired teacher looking for part time summer employment.

Essential Job Functions:
• Assists Museum Educators in all areas of outreach (including traveling to and from) and focus field trips as assigned in conjunction with Program Manager.
• Assists Museum Educators with classes and events at the Museum.
• Prepare and reset materials for all outreach/field trips/classes as needed.
• Assist with daily Museum clean up, reset and sanitization.
• Maintain exhibit floor upkeep and positive visitor interaction.
• Assists with special events.
• Performs all other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the goals and objectives of the Museum as assigned by the Program Manager.

Skills and Qualifications:
• Must have experience working with children preschool-2nd grade in a classroom setting.
• Related Associates degree/CDA or equivalent experience required.
• STEAM/science teaching background preferred.
• Able to be self-directed, dependable, team player with minimal supervision, in a flexible environment.
• Ability to interact positively with children, parents, teachers and coworkers
• Ability to maintain professionalism at all times and use independent judgment.
• Outgoing and self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to multitask and set priorities in a fast paced work environment.
• Ability to work flexible schedule including occasional weekends and/or holidays as needed.
• Must pass level 2 background check
• Reliable transportation required
• Willingness to travel with Educators to outreach locations required.

Working Conditions:
• Varied including Museum, Museum classroom, schools, camps and outreach locations.
• Ability to lift, bend, stretch, and reach to perform necessary functions
• Attending meetings and outreach programs/events outside the Museum setting (personal transportation needed)

To Apply: 
Submit cover letter and resume by email please to linda@schoolhousemuseum.org.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this job position.
It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, and/or requirements.

The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer