The Children’s Museum is searching for an Educator & Art Coordinator to help us achieve our mission of inspiring growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play! This is a thirty hour per week full time position with benefits that reports to the Education Department.
The Educator & Art Coordinator is responsible for implementing, organizing, and supervising museum art programming in both locations, developing in each visitor an interest in and the ability for creative expression using skills and techniques consistent with CMoR’s education philosophy. The Coordinator will also deliver educational and engaging programs on a variety of topics through facilitation of floor programming, school field trips, and additional education activities at community events and/or offsite locations.
Candidates should have a demonstrable passion for the mission and work of the Museum and a strong desire to make a difference in their community. Candidates should have a strong interest in continuous learning and using new ways to teach; candidates should also be comfortable teaching children and adults with diverse backgrounds and education levels. Successful candidates will be organized and proactive with strong collaboration skills.
Skills and Abilities:
Candidates should have an art education background and experience working with different art mediums. Candidates should also have a practical knowledge of teaching in a variety of modes and methods and familiarity with the elementary level of Virginia SOL’s and Early Learning and Development Standards.
Candidates should have a valid unrestricted driver’s license with clean driving record and the ability to pass a background check. This position requires extensive walking, standing, heavy lifting up to fifty pounds, and occasional use of tools. Occasional night or weekend hours may be required.
Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
$16 per hour, 30 hours per week
The Children’s Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. At both locations of the Children’s Museum, we inspire growth by engaging families in the power of play, knowing that everyone can learn more—and learn better—when they play together.
Our employee benefits include a generous amount of paid time off, health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, HSA with company match, and 401k with company match. And, of course, we offer membership benefits to the museum for your family or a family of your choice.
The Children’s Museum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniform service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal and/or state law. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.