The Museum Educator III works collaboratively with Education and Programs staff to design, implement and administer creative learning opportunities connecting art, artists and the museum to children, youth and families. Museum Educator III’s co-lead, design, and evaluate instruction for educational programs throughout the museum and offsite, such as summer camps, school programs, adult and family programs and community workshops, tours, and art classes. This position emphasizes relationship-building and requires prompt, friendly, accurate communication with program participants and coworkers.
Museum Educators are responsible for co- leading instruction for groups of 10-30 individuals, planning educational experiences based on program goals, lesson plans and other resources provided by CMOA Public Programs staff, and working collaboratively with a team of museum staff to deliver creative, multi-form, observation based, effective, engaging, and safe learning experiences.
Museum Educators work collaboratively and will give and receive constructive criticism with the goal of developing their pedagogy skills and creative practice, and the quality of museum educational experiences. This will be facilitated by participation in professional development workshops structured by CMOA Education and Public Programs.
Museum Educators are scheduled by program, availability, skill sets and teaching focus. Weekend and/or evening work may be required.
Museum Educators are responsible for building relationships with youth, families, and students and for working with a team of museum staff to deliver effective, engaging, and safe learning experiences.
Museum Educators will give and receive constructive criticism with the goal of developing their pedagogy skills and creative practice,, continuously improving program quality and enhancing the visitor experience. This will be facilitated by participation in professional development structured by CMOA.
At the level 3, Museum Educators will be called upon more extensively to plan professional development activities for fellow Educators, to develop new programs, write curriculum materials and for shared use by CMOA Museum Educators while also working administratively on program organization and evaluation.