The Springfield Museums seeks an outgoing individual to join the Education Department as our new Outreach Educator. Primary responsibilities include conducting a variety of history, science, and literacy outreach programs in schools throughout Western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut including: The ABC’s of Dr. Seuss early childhood literacy program; Reptiles, Electricity, and CSI: Museums elementary level science programs; and the Us and Them: Discrimination during the Holocaust and Today secondary level history program. The Outreach Educator will also assist with other Education Department programs and special events as needed. This position pays $12.05 per hour and is part-time, September through June. The hours are Monday through Friday 9-4 with some weekend and evening hours as needed, up to 15 hours per week, flexibility in hours worked is essential.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, History, Science, or other related degree is required. Experience working with children in an educational setting, along with the ability/willingness to handle live reptiles is also required. Candidates must be able to work independently and within a team, as well as possess exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills. Possession of a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle is also required.
How To Apply:
Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 20, 2013.
$12.05 per hour
About this Organization:
The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, is comprised of four world-class museums; the Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts., the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, the Springfield Science Museum, and the Wood Museum of Springfield History. The Springfield Museums is proud to be home to the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, a series of full–scale bronze sculptures of Dr. Seuss’s whimsical creations, honoring the birthplace of Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss.