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American Museum Of Natural History Part Time Children and Family Learning Educator in New York, New York

Part Time Children and Family Learning Educator | | Posting Details Position Information Position Title Part Time Children and Family Learning Educator Department Education (YI) - 052 Position Summary The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City is one of the premier science research and cultural institutions in the country. The American Museum of Natural History is seeking an experienced part-time Educator to perform a variety of teaching and program design responsibilities as a part of the Children and Family Learning (CFL) division of the Department of Education. Responsible for a variety of programs that serve children of ages 2-10 and their caregivers, the CFL division oversees the administration of summer camp programming, after-school events, multi-year science enrichment programs, large-scale family outreach festivals, and the Museum's Discovery Room exhibit when needed. The Educator will deliver informal science programming spanning a wide variety of physical and natural science topics and in a range of learning environments. Teaching in after-school, weekend, and camp programs as needed, the Educator must rely on adaptive teaching styles that respond to the needs of a diverse cross-section of program participants and integrate assets of the Museum (e.g using Museum Halls and collections to support learning). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Teach across CFL programs in preK-5th grade classes and family events and covering a broad range of scientific fields such as Biology, Earth Science, Anthropology, Paleontology, and Astrophysics. Provide teaching assistance to other teachers in similar classes, as needed. Collaborate with other educators and program managers to plan and test activities, set up for classes, gather teaching specimens and equipment, prepare activity materials, and clean-up after programming. Collaborate successfully with parents and families to support learning goals for all programs. Support and collaborate with colleagues and staff of Children and Family Learning, AMNH Education and across the Museum in order to create a robust community of practice. Assist with classroom and learning environment upkeep and maintenance and participate in routine husbandry tasks for the CFL live animal collection, as needed. Must be available for occasional weekend work. The expected salary for the Part Time Children and Family Learning Educator is $35.00/hour. This position is overtime eligible. Pay will be determined based on several factors. The hiring range for the position at commencement is based on the type of work and the scope of responsibilities. The salary and placement offered is based on a number of individualized factors, including, but not limited to, skills, knowledge, training, education, credentials, areas of specialization and depth and scope of experience. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Museum Education, or a Physical or Natural Science-related field. Applicants must have at least 2 years teaching experience at the Early Childhood or Elementary level, preferably in informal settings. Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in Education, Museum Education, or a related field. Experience in physical or natural science fieldwork or a laboratory setting. Ability to speak Spanish strongly preferred. Physical Demands Category Part-Time/Term Total Number of Scheduled Hours Per Pay Period 40 Union Status Union FLSA Non-Exempt Expected Salary Minimum $35.00/hour Expected Salary Maximum $35.00/hour EEO Statement The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law. Additional protections are afforded in employment based on arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, unemployment status, and credit history, in each case to the extent provided by law. If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources. Quick Link Posting Detail Information Posting Number GS579P Open Date 12/22/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Do you have a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, Museum Education, or a Physical or Natural Science Field? Yes No Do you have at least 2 years teaching experience in early childhood and/or elementary settings? Yes No Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents Resume Cover Letter Optional Documents The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.