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Seasonal Museum Educator in Edgewater, MD

22 Nov 2019 10:27 AM | Kristen Butler

Historic London Town and Gardens (historiclondontown.org) is looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals with experience in museum interpretation, classroom education, environmental education, and/or colonial history to facilitate visitor experiences, tours, and special events in our living history museum and gardens as seasonal Museum Educators. Compensation for this position is $13.00 per hour. Museum Educators have opportunities for advancement at London Town, and many former HLTG Museum Educators are now in full time positions in museums, archaeology, and libraries in the DC / Baltimore area.

Position is open until filled. Training for new Museum Educators will begin on February 25, 2020. For more information, visit historiclondontown.org/single-post/2019/11/19/Museum-Educator-Job-Announcement.

About Historic London Town & Gardens:

Historic London Town and Gardens is a twenty-three acre park featuring history, archaeology, and horticulture on the South River in Edgewater, Maryland. The park is owned by Anne Arundel County and managed by the London Town Foundation, a non-profit organization, under a formal operating agreement with the county government. The Foundation is responsible for developing and conducting interpretive, recreational, and educational programs that allow visitors to learn about our historical, archaeological, and horticultural offerings.

Chief Objectives of the Position:

Primary duties include creating a welcoming environment that encourages visitors to interact with our gardens and historic area, making emotional and intellectual connections to the stories we tell. During the spring and fall, Museum Educators lead school tours for the over 5,000 children who visit each year. They also work with general visitors on weekends and assist in developing and implementing special programs and activities for visitors of all ages.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, send an e-mail expressing why you are interested and why you would be a good fit along with a resume and three professional references via email to Kristen M. Butler, Director of Public Programs, at publicprograms@historiclondontown.org.

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