Part Time Museum Educator

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Cambridge, MA


Our department is seeking an engaging teacher to present hands-on programs to groups of elementary and middle children visiting our university museum. The programs support exhibits about the Maya, Native Americans, Mesopotamia and others. The ideal candidate will have a background in anthropology, excellent oral communication skills, an outgoing personality, strong time management skills, be committed to working with diverse audiences and have a good sense of humor. The educator will also assist with other projects including upkeep of a file maker contacts database, program evaluation, communicating with tour guides, and developing activities if time allows. Please see for more details about the departments’ work.

Required: BA in anthropology, history, archaeology, or other cultural studies. Teaching experience with K-8 school audiences. Understanding of and commitment to student-centered learning.

Helpful Qualifications, Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator, Filemaker, Excel, Skype.  This position is17 hours per week, Monday- Friday approximately 9:30 to 12:30. This is an hourly position ($17 per hour) and is not eligible for benefits. Interested individuals should send a cover letter describing teaching experience with a resume ASAP to Tomy at