Creative Discovery Museum
  • 13-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Part Time

Do you love to see children smiling because they enjoy the learning activities you are providing? If you do, this might be the job for you! Creative Discovery Museum is one of the top children's museums in the country and is a vital educational resource across our region. We welcome educators with current or recent certification from all backgrounds and want to ensure we provide an array of diversity to not only our incoming learners, but also amongst our team.

The Outreach Educator should be conscientious, personable, energetic and able to provide transportation for travel to various teaching locations. This position is responsible for teaching various lessons to students from Pre-K through 5th grade.

Perks!

  • Located in the heart of Chattanooga, Tennessee;
  • Employees and their families are valued;
  • Set schedules posted in advance;
  • The added bonus of providing a positive experience for children!

Key Responsibilities

  • Presentation of the outreach lessons using best practice teaching methodology;
  • Developing a positive rapport with classroom teachers and students modeling best teaching practices
  • Organizing, repairing, and replacing materials for the lessons as needed for future use;
  • Performing some clerical tasks including contact with teachers prior to the classroom visit and coordinating distribution of CDM materials;
  • Traveling to lessons up to 50 miles one way using personal transportation or museum van on specific occasions;
  • Participation in Museum sponsored events;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Elementary Education or related education field required
  • Two years experience teaching and managing children in a classroom setting that required state certification required
  • Demonstrated excellence as a classroom teacher in grades K-8, specifically in presentation skills, student rapport and adult interaction;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work collaboratively with a variety of personalities;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Valid driver license and insurable driving record;
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Part-Time, hourly; must be able to work a part-time schedule (12 - 25 hours per week) including day, evening, weekend, and holiday shifts...

...and did we mention how much FUN you will have, helping children unearth the curiosities of the world through play, immersive exhibits, and hands-on activities?!

The Creative Discovery Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive environment that values and supports diversity and equality among staff, volunteers, and all of its audiences.

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