Seasonal Educator at the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park

Hiring Organization:
Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park

City:
Annapolis, MD

Application Deadline:
March 22, 2019

The Education Center at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park educates youth and adults about maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through engaging programs, exhibits, and community events. The Annapolis Maritime Museum is seeking part-time Seasonal Educators to lead a variety of programs for learners ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade. Grow as an environmental educator while teaching students about the Chesapeake Bay in historic Annapolis, MD. Successful applicants will be hard-working, enthusiastic, and interested in connecting students with the environment.

Seasonal Educators will be called upon to work under the supervision of the Education Center staff to lead spring educational programs. The majority of these programs will take place between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Saturday. Hours within the work week are flexible, with educators choosing dates and times that fit their own availability. Spring educators will gain priority for subsequent fall positions.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and deliver educational programs including their set up and clean up
  • Lead a fun and welcoming educational experience for children
  • Contribute to the cohesive work environment of the Education Center
  • Communicate with Education Center staff regarding students’ experiences
  • Maintain and organize program materials
  • Ensure children’s safety, manage behavior, and act as a role model and mentor
  • Assist with other necessary duties as assigned by the Education Center

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least one year of undergraduate study towards a degree in Biology, Environmental Studies, Education, or related field preferred
  • Teaching, camp, or child care experience; experience educating in a field or outdoor setting preferred
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Flexibility and the ability to problem solve
  • Ability to 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

Hours and Compensation

  • Part Time: Educators should expect to work around 15 to 25 hours per week
  • $15 per hour

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Kirsten Barbera– school@amaritime.org

To learn more about the museum visit www.amaritime.org

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