The Manager of Teacher Programs serves as vital part of the estate’s collaborative Education
team that develops programs, projects, and networks for teachers and students. The primary
responsibility of this position is to create, develop, implement, and evaluate programming for
educators under the supervision of the Vice President of Education. Programming initiatives
include George Washington Teacher Institute* programs such as the signature Residential
Program, regional workshops, distance learning sessions (to be developed), and other related
events. The Manager also represents Mount Vernon and the Washington Library at
conferences and educational events. The position reports to Mount Vernon’s Vice President of
Education. Additional programmatic duties will support the Vice President of Education’s
*The George Washington Teacher Institute and its associated programs and resources ensure that Mount
Vernon increases the number of educators nationwide who apply the life, leadership, and legacy of
George Washington to their classrooms to strengthen students’ civic understanding and historical thinking
Works closely with the Vice President of Education to create and conduct professional
development programs including residential, regional, and distance learning teacher
programs that are content rich and primary source based.
Leads and manages the planning and execution of the George Washington Teacher
Institute, working closely with lead scholars, facilitators, and Mount Vernon staff.
Manages communication with external scholars and Mount Vernon staff who support
teacher professional development.
Manages communication with participants in George Washington Teacher Institute
related programs (promotions, application, acceptance, logistics, and resources)
Manages application selection and registration process of program participants.
Conducts evaluation of Mount Vernon’s teacher programs and creates and contributes
to reports for internal and external stakeholders.
Represents Mount Vernon during Teacher Professional Development programs by
presenting content in formal lectures, on panels, and as a facilitator of discussions.
Represents Mount Vernon at state and national conferences and regional workshops
Keeps up with curriculum standards, educational trends, and new technology to ensure
Mount Vernon educational materials align and are accessible.
Creates education materials and reviews teacher-created materials that support
classroom adoption of professional development content (curriculum, lesson plans,
primary sources, worksheets, etc)
2018-2019 VP Strategic Priorities
Residential Program Alumni Reunion (summer 2019)
Master’s Degree in history, museum education, education, museum studies, or related
Three years’ experience in educational program development and coordination (formal
and/or informal learning environments).
Clear understanding of and ability to integrate new education and technology trends and
Strong writing and editing skills.
Strong oral communication and public speaking skills.
Knowledge of education practices and program evaluation.
Strong interpersonal skills to work with teachers, scholars, and stakeholders
representing a variety of backgrounds and experience.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and external partners.
Demonstrated ability to follow administrative and financial policies and practices.
Strong organizational skills; ability to track several projects simultaneously and to
Knowledge of computer programs and systems such as Microsoft Word, WebEx, and
Ability to travel, work non-traditional hours, and additional hours as programs require.
For more information, and to apply, click here.