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Education Coordinator, School Programs [Walters Art Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on April 20, 1974 in job announcements |

The Walters Art Museum seeks a creative and vibrant individual to schedule
museum visits to partner outreach schools.  Reporting to the Assistant
Director of Education & Public Programs, the incumbent will have
responsibility for the following:

Duties:

*   Develop and teach classroom and museum-based lessons for partner
outreach schools; lead tours and teach museum studio classes.
*   Collaborate with teachers to ensure programs and resources are
interdisciplinary and curriculum-based.
*   Work with docents to ensure positive museum experiences for school
audiences through training of appropriate content, educational theory and
pedagogy.
*   Research, write, and review resource materials.
*   Lead teacher programs.
*   Coordinate the museum’s homeschool workshops and student art shows.
*   Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

*         B.A. in art history, museum education, fine arts, or art history
plus year of related experience.
*         Studio art teaching experience and a background in museum
education or classroom teaching preferred.
*         Knowledge of developmental stages for K-12 students; of arts
integration; local and national art education standards; and application of
learning theories to art museum education.
*         Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, written
and verbal computer skills.
*         Must provide own transportation, as travel is required
.
Excellent benefits package.  For consideration, send resume, cover letter
and salary requirements to jobs@thewalters.org<mailto:jobs@thewalters.org>.
Application deadline:  May 2, 2014.

An EOE.  A drug and smoke free environment

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