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The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, dedicated to inspiring children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs, is seeking part-time Museum Educators to work directly with museum visitors as part of the Education Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Museum Educators facilitate a variety of museum-based programs including guided visits for school groups (pre K-6th grade), programs in early childhood, science, and visual and performing arts. Educators will lead inquiry-based workshops, facilitate exhibit experiences, write lesson plans, engage in customer relations, act as peer mentors, and assist in the supervision and maintenance of exhibition spaces. Museum Educators report directly to the Education Coordinators and attend mandatory trainings when scheduled.

Museum Educators are guaranteed a minimum of 20-24 hours. Museum Educators are required to work weekdays and either Saturdays or Sundays. Some evenings required.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to engage with children and adults in a welcoming energetic, friendly, outgoing, and professional manner.
• Undergraduate in early childhood, arts education, or museum education preferred. Students who are currently enrolled in related programs will be considered.
• Strong customer service skills.
• Experience working with children ages 2-8.
• Ability to work with staff and public from diverse backgrounds.
• Strong background in art, science, theater, social studies, or theater.
• Experience developing and implementing lesson plans a plus.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Proven ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.
• Ability to react appropriately in a fast-paced environment.
• Experience working in museums preferred.
• Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus.

REQUIREMENTS
• Attend trainings
• Background checks will be completed on all employees.
• Flexible schedule; some holiday and evenings required.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please mail, email or fax resume (no calls please) and letter of interest to:

jobs@cmom.org with Museum Educator Position in subject line

• Location: Manhattan, New York, NY

• Post ID: 98550498 newyork
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