The Education Center at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMMP) educates youth and adults about maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through engaging programs, exhibits, and community events. The Education Center is recognized for its outstanding education programs; educating more than 8,000 students annually on the history, ecology and cultural traditions of the Chesapeake Bay. The AMMP is seeking a full-time School Program Manager to oversee and manage the Museum’s fee-based school, camp field trips, and core programs.

The School Program Manager is responsible for developing and implementing multiple programs for learners ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade. This is a full-time permanent position, with benefits reporting directly to the Education Director, salary ranges between $28,000-32,000 and is commensurate with experience.

• Develop and implement school programs including fee-based (school and camp field trips) and grant-funded core programs (Pre-K, 2nd, and 6th-grade programs)
• Facilitate and deliver education programs at both museum campuses and in-school classrooms
• Research and design instructional materials, lesson content, visuals, demonstrations, hands-on games, art projects, etc.
• Oversee all aspects of managing education volunteers including recruitment, scheduling, tracking and reporting hours, conducting background checks, and implementing trainings
• Align lesson content with Maryland school curriculum
• Assist with the design and implementation of teacher training workshops
• Assist with management of lesson materials and animal/aquarium care
• Ensure that Education Center programs are safe, experiential, and of the highest quality
• Represent Education Center at museum special events

Skills and Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology, ecology or education
• At least three years of teaching experience; experience in outdoor or informal settings preferred
• Excellent verbal communication skills, high energy, and enthusiasm
• Flexibility and the ability to problem solve
• Maintain the high standards and quality of the Education Center programs
• Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions
• Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
• Must pass a background check
• Ability to become certified in CPR, First Aid, Kayak Instruction and Water safety

Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Sarah Krizek, Education Director

Deadline: March 2, 2018

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