Per Diem Educator – Field Trip & Mobile Lewis Latimer Lab

Lewis Latimer House Museum

Organization Description: 
A New York City landmark, the historic house of African American inventor, humanist, and son of fugitive slaves Lewis Latimer, the Lewis Latimer House Museum calls attention to Latimer’s and other People of Color’s contributions to science, technology, arts, poetry, and American life, through multilingual tours, exhibits, public and S.T.E.A.M. educational programs in the above areas. Visit

Position Description:
The Lewis Latimer House Museum (LLHM) seeks a talented STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) educator for its Mobile Lewis Latimer Lab programming and school field trips. This position entails conducting one to four school field trips and assisting with Mobile Lab programs, depending on the candidate’s experience and availability. School field trips may include in-museum, in-school and virtual formats.
The ideal candidate is passionate about leading accessible, interactive, and enriching activities integrating STEAM subjects and celebrating African American inventor Lewis Latimer’s legacy.

Reports to:
Executive Director

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
– Assist and lead field trips (3 formats: in-museum, in-school and virtually)
– Assist and lead program on Mobile Latimer Lab

Candidate Qualifications:
Please note experience in any of the following areas in your resume and cover letter:
– Must have experience teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math (or STEM)
– Excellent K-12 classroom management experience
– Experience teaching creative coding are highly desired
– Knowledge of Scratch and/or other computer programming languages/tools/apps for
children, as well as Arduino, micro-controllers, or other robotics systems such as
EV3, WeDo
– Design thinking skills and studio art experience are a plus
– Passionate about integrating STEAM subjects and bringing educational resources to
BIPOC communities in New York City

Position Type:
Per diem

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Application Info:
Please email a cover letter outlining how your background and experience fit the position, a resume, and 2-3 professional references with contact information to No phone calls please.