Part-time Educator

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Organization Description: 
As an educational and cultural nonprofit institution, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum promotes the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth. Located in New York City on the Hudson River, the Intrepid Museum was founded in 1982 with the acquisition of the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark. Welcoming more than one million visitors annually, the Museum also features the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided-missile submarine.

Position Description:
A Part Time Educator (29hrs per week) is sought for delivering on and off-site and virtual programs that make use of the Museum’s collection to engage K-12 students, families and adults, including individuals with cognitive, sensory, physical, emotional and behavioral disabilities. A regular schedule can be established in conversation with Educational Team Leads but candidates must be able to commit to one regular 6-8-hour weekend day as part of weekly schedule.  
A successful candidate must be able to teach multi-generational groups in a variety of settings with ease and confidence. Have excellent communication and organizational abilities. Be able to work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues and off-site partners. Be able to commit to working one weekend day as part of their regular schedule

Reports to:
Director, Lifelong Learning

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
– Delivery of programs for families, teachers and other specialized events 
– Program delivery for general education, inclusion, ICT and self-contained special education classes, adult groups and other group bookings in person or delivered virtually
– Program preparation, break-down and light administrative assistance as needed

Candidate Qualifications:
– A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education, science, history, museum studies or a related field. 
– Understanding of object-and inquiry-based teaching practices.
– Comfortable teaching interdisciplinary history and science programs to varied audiences.
– understanding of differentiating lessons to meet specific academic and social-emotional learning goals
– Confidence with Windows Office suite, Google suite and basic digital communication tools such as Google Meet, Zoom and MS Teams
– Equivalent of one year related experience working with varied populations in an educational setting a plus
– Knowledge of best practices for Multilingual Learners and disability specific instructional strategies a plus
– Multilingual or bi-lingual a plus

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29 hours per week, including one weekend day

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Application Info:
Intrepid realizes that it is rare an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. If much of this job description describes you, then we encouraged you to apply.

For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Be sure to include the title of the position in which you are interested.