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Outreach Education Instructor - NOVA Region

09 Jul 2018 3:34 PM | Deleted user

Hiring Range: $20/hour/up to 750 hours per year

Job Type: Wage/Part-time 

Job Open Date: 06/28/2018

Job Close Date: Open until filled

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking skilled instructors to present hands-on, educational history programs to students in classrooms in the Northern Virginia area. This position will work with a variety of ages and abilities, primarily at the elementary school level (K-5) and will teach in Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria City, Prince William County, Falls Church City, Manassas City, Manassas Park City and Loudoun County school districts. Retired educators are encouraged to apply. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK A VARIABLE SCHEDULE BASED ON BOOKINGS and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. REQUIRED AVAILABILITY DURING SEPTEMBER- MAY. EXTENSIVE DAY TRAVEL IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. Must be available for training in Williamsburg, VA on select weekdays Aug 30-Sept 16 (overnight travel expenses provided). Position is based in Northern Virginia.

This is a wage position with no state benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:  

Applicant must have classroom teaching or museum education experience. Knowledge of and ability to learn different teaching methods. Ability to apply these methods in the development and implementation of curriculum-based, educational programs for all levels, especially for elementary-aged children. Experience with public speaking and/or leading group programs. Demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and as a contributing team member. Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced and changing work environment. Required: Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license. Successful candidate must be able to travel one-way from their residence to schools in the districts listed above within two hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching elementary-aged children in the classroom or in a museum setting. Degree in education, museum studies, or history; or equivalent experience.

Please apply online at the link to be considered for this job.

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