After School Program Educator

Intrepid Museum

Organization Description:
The Intrepid Museum is a nonprofit educational institution, a National Historic Landmark and of the world’s most unique cultural institutions illuminating the intersection of history and innovation through the people who lived it and the technology that made extraordinary accomplishments possible.

The Museum’s programs and exhibitions amplify the real experiences of those on the frontlines of history and the stories behind the engineering marvels in our collection that were shaped by and, in turn, changed the course of world history.

Position Description:
Intrepid Museum is looking for After School Program Educators. The After School Program Educators are sought for delivering K-8 after school partnership programs making use of the Museum’s collection to engage students and support learning in the after school hours.

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
After School Program Educators will work one-two days per week to deliver programs in a two hour block between 2:00pm and 5:30pm depending on school needs. While the direct instructional time will be approximately 40-50 hours, pay is figured at a rate of $25 per hour to cover training/lesson preparation/teaching/organization of student projects and paperwork, liaising with school and Museum personnel/monitoring of supplies/program evaluation for a total of 175 hours. ($4,375.00 per school partnership). Programs occur at schools in all five boroughs approximately between October 2023 and June 2024.

Opportunities for other per-diem work at a rate of $25 per hour are a possibility for those with more availability.

Candidate Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s degree in education, science, history, museum studies or a related field. Master’s studies and/or teacher certification a plus, especially in special education.
– Two years related experience working in an educational setting.
– Understanding of object- and inquiry-based teaching practices.
– Comfortable teaching interdisciplinary history and science programs to varied audiences including individuals with cognitive, sensory, physical, emotion and behavioral disabilities.
– Experience differentiating lessons to meet specific academic and social-emotional learning goals.
– Knowledge of best practices for English Language Learners and disability specific instructional strategies a plus.
– NYC Department of Education fingerprinting a plus.
– Multi-lingual or bi-lingual a plus.

A successful candidate:
– Must be extremely reliable as classes depend on your presence.
– Be able to think and make informed decisions quickly and under pressure.
– Have excellent communication and organizational abilities.
– Be able to work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues and off-site partners possessing a variety of skills, trainings and experiences.
– Be available and willing to travel to the program site(s).

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Salary or Compensation:
$4,375.00 Stipend for 175 hours per school partnership

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Application Info:
Intrepid Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

For consideration e-mail resume/cover letter to: Be sure to include the title of the position. Be sure to include CASA PROGRAM EDUCATOR in the subject line.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.