Museum Teacher (Part Time)

Position Summary

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.

Success Traits

  • 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! 

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Skills Preferred

  • 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.

Salary 

  • $20/hour
  • 10-20 hours/week

How to apply: 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Programs Application Form.