The International Spy Museum seeks a dynamic individual to teach and support student, educator, and youth/family programs. The ideal candidate will have excellent teaching skills and is comfortable teaching both in-person and virtually. This is a part-time position with 10-20 hours/week. Schedule will be determined by Museum bookings and candidate availability.
5 Key Areas of Accountability
- Teaches student workshops both on-site and virtually.
- Communicates with teachers about their upcoming workshop.
- Maintains workshop supplies.
- Assists with program refinement.
- Provides administrative support.
- High energy with an engaging personality.
- Enjoys working with all ages – especially children.
- Flexible and willing to adapt as needed.
- Good at problem solving and thinking creatively.
- Eager to work in a fast-paced environment with a team that values diligence, collaboration, and resourcefulness.
- A desire to learn about the Museum’s content and have fun with it!
- Teach programs (virtual and in-person) for a variety of youth audiences including students, teachers, families, and children (both weekday and at least one weekend a month).
- Monitor school workshop supply inventory and prepare new supplies as necessary.
- Work with Guest Services department and staff to ensure that groups attending programs are adequately supported and directed to program spaces.
- Set and clean classroom including sanitizing workshop materials.
- Provide administrative assistance for booking educational programs and correspond with group liaisons quickly and professionally.
- Provide support for a variety of programs (including occasional evening, weekend, and overnights determined by Museum bookings and candidate availability).
- Track program data as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience Required
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 2+ years teaching experience (at least 1 year of virtual teaching preferred).
- Proven ability to work collaboratively with others.
- Excellent teaching ability with demonstrated skills in using innovative techniques in informal settings.
- Expertise in facilitating informal educational experiences for groups of children and teens both in-person and virtually.
- Flexible attitude and confidence to handle unexpected situations calmly and professionally.
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
- Familiarity with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, WebEx and/or Google Meet is a plus.
- Excellent verbal and customer-service skills.
- Capable of accomplishing tasks independently and punctually.
- 10-20 hours/week
How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Programs Application Form.