Job Opening: School Programs Educator

Job TitleSchool Programs Educator
Reports ToMeghan Hill Bartholomew, Educational Programs Manager
Employment Dates/Average HoursIntermittent, 1-2 days per week during the school year. Approximately 10 hours per week

Job Description

The School Programs Educator works as part of a team that facilitates field trips to the museum. One of our field trips focuses on lake ecology and includes paddling with students and water quality testing. Another focuses on the history of the American Revolution in the Champlain Valley. The School Programs Educator assists in running school groups through the varied stations of each type of field trip and will work with groups of 5-15 students. The Museum can provide training materials and background information for candidates new to ecology or Revolutionary War history.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in running field trips:

– Run one station of a field trip, working with several groups of students over the course of the day.

– Come paddling with groups of students and other adults from the museum.

– Give feedback to the Education Programs Manager to help improve field trips.

Basic Qualifications

  • Interest and enthusiasm for engaging with students in grades 4-9 and helping them forge connections with local history and Lake Champlain.
  •  Passion for lake ecology and Lake Champlain history.
  • Strong interpersonal and team collaboration skills
  • A commitment to collaboration and an enthusiasm for Lake Champlain, its history, and its future.

Working Conditions

This position may include onsite, offsite, and on water work. Work outside will occur in all weather conditions.

How To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Hill Bartholomew at meghanh@lcmm.org with the subject line “School Programs Educator”

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