Museum School Class Assistant
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Museum School is seeking applicants age 16 or older 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.
The ideal Museum School Class Assistant is a mature, enthusiastic person who enjoys assisting adults and working around children. All assistant positions are part-time, with programs offered on various Saturdays during the fall and spring and several four-day sessions in the summer.
Assistants must be able to work 4-6 Saturdays each fall and spring session as well as 3-4 summer sessions. 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:
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 as a helper (not a teacher)
putting away supplies, cleaning materials and straightening the classroom after class
helping staff with other tasks when asked
enthusiastic and enjoys working around children
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
Human Resources Manager
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107