Summer Courses Instructor (First and Second Graders)

Summer Courses Instructor (First and Second Graders)
Museum of Science, Boston
Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


This position will be responsible for the morning and afternoon classes of Summer School for 1st and 2nd graders. Instructors are expected to use existing activities to develop a week long plan of themed, hands on, inquiry based science activities. The initial two weeks will be spent in planning and training; instructors will be expected to teach classes for up to 6 weeks in the summer. In the final week the instructors will be responsible for documenting which activities were successful, which were adapted and how, and/or which activities need to be completely redesigned.

  • Teaching 1-2 classes per day for 3 – 6 weeks, classes are 2.5 hours per class.
  • Teaching 15 – 20 students per class
  • Developing and adapting class activities for the week’s theme topic
  • Directing one Teaching Assistant and multiple Summer Youth interns in the classroom


This position is temporary, full-time, 40 hours a week, from June 26th, 2016 to August 26th, 2016.

Director, Education & Enrichment Programs


  • One (1) or more years of education experience.
  • Demonstrated success in elementary education setting which includes classroom or group management
  • Demonstrated interactions with caregivers


Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.

Free parking in the Museum garage, T accessibility, free Exhibit Halls admission and Omni/Planetarium shows, free Duck Tours, discounts in the Museum store and cafe, discounted movie passes, retirement & savings plan.
The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

How To Apply:
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Apply by:
April 01, 2016