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Part-Time Museum Education Associate
 
 
Do you love working with and teaching young children?
Are you enthusiastic and have a “can do” attitude?
Are you a team player?
Are you creative and flexible?
 
 
Who we are:
The mission of the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum is to inspire and engage children
and families to explore, play, learn and discover through creative, interactive learning
opportunities that integrate the arts, humanities and sciences in cultural and historical settings.
We value community, discovery, safety and teamwork.
 
You are the ideal candidate if you:
Approach challenges with a positive attitude. You have previous experience with pre-school and
early elementary school children. Understand that a child’s job is to play, play can messy and
cleaning-up is just part of the job.  You are passionate about literacy and art for children.
Understand that the Museum is a small business and you will be cross-trained in other areas.  Are
willing work periodic weekend(s).
 
The position is Part-Time, approximately 24 hours per week and requires reliable transportation.
 
Essential Job Functions:
Ability to follow, create and/or develop curriculum for in house, outreach and focus field trips as assigned in conjunction with Program Manager
Teaches classes, outreach and focus field trips as scheduled
Track program attendance and contribute to monthly report on education activities.
Plans education calendar in conjunction with Project Manager
Maintain exhibit floor upkeep and positive visitor interaction
Facilitates guest experience and learning through questions, exploration and play
Assists with special events and fundraisers.
 
Skills:
Experience in a customer service environment required.
 
 
Minimum of 1 year, full time, experience working with pre-school and elementary age children.
STEAM/science teaching background is a plus
Ability to interact positively with children, parents and coworkers
Experience creating lesson plans and curriculum, incorporating State Standards.
Ability to use independent judgment in addressing issues, setting work priorities, and handling multiple tasks.
Ability to maintain professionalism and use independent judgment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Computer proficiency
Proficiency with social media
Outgoing and self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills.
Associates Degree or equivalent experience required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Museum experience a plus. Teacher Certification/CDA a plus.
Must pass level 2 background check
 
Working Conditions:
Varied including office, interactive classroom and front desk
Ability to lift 25 pounds, bend, stretch, and reach to perform necessary functions
Attending outreach programs/events outside the Museum setting
 
Interested?
Submit cover letter and resume by email, hand delivery, mail or fax only please.
 
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position.
 It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, and/or requirements


For more information, contact Linda Abbott at 561-742-6783 or email: linda@schoolhousemuseum.org