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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

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