Museum School Class Assistant
Museum School is seeking applicants to assist in the school-age class program. Museum School’s discovery approach offers a unique opportunity for children to learn in a creative, informal classroom environment,
using age-appropriate interpretation and hands-on interaction and opportunities. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines science and history with creative activities. Museum School classes are offered on various Saturdays during the fall and spring and several four-day sessions in the summer.
The ideal Museum School Class Assistant is a mature, enthusiastic high school or college student, at least 16 years old, who enjoys assisting adults and working around children. All assistant positions are part-time, and hours are variable according to when classes are offered. Assistants must be able to work two - four
designated Saturdays each fall and spring session and at least two 4-day summer sessions. This position is within the Museum’s Education Department and reports to the Director of Youth and Family Programs.
Basic Functions and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
following directions from the supervisor as well as the classroom teacher
preparing materials before class for the day’s projects and activities
paying close attention to the teacher and be ready to assist where needed
remaining in the background in a assisting role
putting away supplies, cleaning materials and straightening the classroom after class
helping staff with other tasks when asked
enthusiastic and enjoys working around children, previous experience with children a plus
motivated, self-starter that looks for tasks that can be completed without being told
willingness to complete messy clean-up tasks such as washing brushes, wiping tables, etc.
eagerness to help out in many types of situations
has great attitude, and is reliable, punctual and dependable
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Human Resources Manager
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
fax: (817) 255-9354