Per Diem Museum Educators

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:
We are seeking (6) Per Diem Educators for delivering on and off-site programs that make use of the Museum’s collection to engage K12 students, families and adults, including individuals with cognitive, sensory, physical, emotional and behavioral disabilities.

Reports to:
Manager of School and Teacher Engagement

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
-Delivery of programs for scouting groups, families and other specialized events occurring primarily on Saturday and Sunday and evenings.
-Program delivery for general education, inclusion, ICT and self-contained special education classes between the hours of 10:00am and 1:00pm, weekdays.
-Delivery of adult group programs

This position is subject to seasonal changes in volume of classes and programs delivered.

Candidate Qualifications:
-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
-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

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
-Has an outgoing personality and enthusiastic attitude.

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.

Integrity, credibility, collaboration and commitment to Intrepid Museum’s mission are essential.

Position Type:
Per Diem

Union Status:

FLSA Status:

Maximum of 29 hours per week. Hours are varied, so a flexible schedule is a must. Weekend evening availability is required.

Salary or Compensation:
$20 per hour

Organization or Project Website:

Application Info:
E-mail resume and cover letter to:  

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

NO PHONE CALLS. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.