MUSEUM SCHOOL TEACHER

Part-time Employment

Museum School is seeking qualified, enthusiastic teachers for the 2013 summer school-age class program. Museum School’s discovery approach offers kindergarten  through fourth-grade children a unique opportunity for learning in informal classroom environments. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines age-appropriate science or history interpretation with hands-on activities and creative experiences. The ideal Museum School teacher has teaching background in early childhood through fourth grade and is passionate about providing extraordinary learning experiences for children.

All teaching positions are part-time and candidates must be able to teach at least two four-day sessions in the summer, with the opportunity for more sessions if available. In addition Museum School class programs are offered on various Saturdays during the fall and spring. This position is within the Museum’s Education Department and reports to the Director of Youth and Family Programs.

Basic Function and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • knowledge of the pre-determined class topic

  • implementation of informal age-appropriate activities that support specific class subjects in the natural and physical sciences and history.

  • timely preparation of materials associated with the day’s projects and activities

  • classroom management style and teaching methodology that reflect the core ideology and values of the Museum effective communication with parents before and after class

  • direction of the Museum School Class Assistant in their duties

Qualifications:

  • certification in Early Childhood through Grade 4

  • teaching experience preferred

  • friendly, out-going personality with a high energy level

  • respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences

  • able to work effectively with other teachers and be punctual, reliable  and flexible

Applicants must complete both the General Museum Application – PDF  AND Museum School Teaching Form – PDF

Human Resources Manager
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
fax: (817) 255-9354


Fun Fact
The Museum's Noble Planetarium was the first planetarium to be named after a female astronomer, Charlie Mary Noble, a Fort Worth educator of math and astronomy.

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