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Part-Time Teacher [Newseum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 6, 1971 in job announcements |

POSITION SUMMARY:
Teachers will conduct classes and programs in a variety of settings for
school groups and the general public. Instructors will be required to
learn all Newseum curricula and adhere to Education practices and
procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Teach Newseum developed, on-site school programs to visiting
school groups in the classroom and exhibit space
·         Lead activities with school groups and family audiences
·         Work with curriculum developer to create lesson resources and
hands on activities
·         Assist with researching and writing fact sheets, web content,
teacher publications and other education resources
·         Assists with record keeping and booking field trips
·         Maintain inventories and teaching equipment
·         Assist with special events
·         Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Bachelor’s degree in history, journalism or education
preferred
·         Experience in and/or knowledge of American history, the First
Amendment and Journalism
·         Computer experience and ability to learn technology based
curriculum required
·         Experience working with children in a non formal education
setting a plus
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·         Customer service skills with visitors of all ages
·         Ability to pay careful attention to accuracy and bias free
content
·         Must work enthusiastically, respectfully, and professionally
with a wide variety of audiences and have a passion for helping people
discover and explore history, the First Amendment and journalism
·         Energetic, outgoing and friendly
·         Organized, creative and flexible self-starter able to work as
part of a team as well as independently
·         Ability to work some weekends, holidays and evenings

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and three references to:
Freedom Forum/Newseum
Human Resources Department
555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: jobs@freedomforum.org

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