Museum School is seeking qualified, enthusiastic teachers for its school-age class programs. Museum School’s discovery approach offers kindergarten through fourth-grade children a unique opportunity for learning in informal classroom environments. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines age-appropriate science or history interpretation with hands-on activities and creative experiences. The ideal Museum School teacher has teaching background in early childhood through fourth grade and is passionate about providing extraordinary learning experiences for children.

All teaching positions are part-time with programs offered on various Saturdays during the fall and spring and several four-day sessions in the summer. Candidates must be able to work 3-4 Saturdays each fall and spring session as well as at least two or more four-day sessions in the summer. This position is within the Museum’s Education Department and reports to the Director of Youth and Family Programs.

Basic Function and Responsibilities include

  • knowledge of the pre-determined class topic

  • implementation of informal age-appropriate activities that support specific class subjects in the natural and physical sciences and history.

  • timely preparation of materials associated with the day’s projects and activities

  • classroom management style and teaching methodology that reflect the core

  •   ideology and values of the Museum

  • effective communication with parents before and after class

  • direction of the Museum School Class Assistant in their duties


  • certification in Early Childhood through Grade 4

  • teaching experience preferred

  • friendly, out-going personality with a high energy level

  • respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences

  • able to work effectively with other teachers and be punctual, reliable and flexible

Human Resources Manager
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
fax: (817) 255-9354

Fun Fact
When established in 1941, the Museum was the first children's museum in Texas and one of the first children's museums in the nation.

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