Museum School Teacher

Summary:
Museum School is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic teacher for the 2013-14 fall/spring preschool program. Museum School’s discovery approach offers children a unique opportunity for learning in a creative, informal classroom environment, using age-appropriate interpretation and hands-on interaction and opportunities. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines science and history with creative activities. The ideal Museum School teacher is passionate about instilling respect and appreciation for nature in children as well as providing extraordinary learning environments.  This is a two day a week part-time teaching position from September to May in addition to various week long summer sessions. This position is within the Museum’s Education Department and reports to the Museum Preschool Director.

Basic Function and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Topic research

  • Supply requests

  • Daily lesson plans

  • Daily schedules

  • Planning and preparing projects

  • Obtaining resources for classroom use

  • Implementing effective classroom management

  • Planning developmentally appropriate activities

  • Classroom discipline

  • Parent communication

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or a related field

  • Teaching experience preferred

  • Excellent people skills, maintaining a professional attitude toward all staff, parents and children   

  • Respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences

  • Good organizational Skills

  • Reliable and flexible

  • Meet the requirements of the licensing regulations as set forth by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

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


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