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Current Opportunities

The Education Department is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic Museum Community Lab Education Coordinator. The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s inquiry-based, discovery approach offers elementary school aged children a unique opportunity for learning in a creative, informal environment, using age-appropriate interpretation and hands-on interaction and opportunities. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines science and history with creative activities along with STEM extension activities. The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Early Childhood through 5th Grade or Elementary Education, a master's degree in Administration or educational leadership experience, and a passion for providing extraordinary learning experiences for children.

The Museum Community Lab Education Coordinator position is Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM until 3:30 PM, October 2020 through December 2020, with an opportunity for a spring session, if available. This position is within the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s Education Department and reports to the Director of Education.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s or master's degree in early childhood through Grade 5
Teaching experience preferred
Administrative experience or educational leadership experience
Bilingual – Spanish language preferred
Friendly, out-going personality with a high energy level
Respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences
Ability to work effectively with others
Punctual, reliable, and flexible

Community Relations

  • Articulate the program’s mission to the community, as necessary.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the community needs.

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage facilitation of school district created virtual learning lessons compliant with Texas Education Agency guidelines.
  • Collaborate with program staff to implement informal, age-appropriate, activities that support science and history.
  • Maintain a safe, attractive, organized environment.
  • Communicate effectively with children, parents, and fellow staff members.
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
  • Follow security and safety protocols to ensure the safety of children and staff.

Administration

  • Plan, organize and oversee implementation of the program’s daily activities.
  • Closely monitor children, staff, and daily activities.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly environment.
  • Assist with the serving of snacks and meals.
  • Maintain student and staff confidentiality.
  • Prepare accident/incident reports when necessary.
    Communicate effectively with parents, staff, and children.
  • Participate in problem solving and collaborative planning with the Director of Education and program facilitators.
  • Maintain inventory of program equipment and supplies.
  • Oversee effective guidance and discipline that reflect the core ideology and values of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum.

Personnel Management

  • Provide guidance to program facilitators.
  • Create and maintain professional relationships with parents, visitors and staff.
  • Mentor program facilitators in developmentally appropriate practice.

Student Management

  • Maintain student confidentiality.
  • Utilize digital tools to assist students in school district created virtual learning lessons.

If you wish to apply for this position, please fill out the online application.

The Education Department is seeking qualified, enthusiastic Museum Community Lab Education Facilitators. The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s inquiry-based, discovery approach offers elementary school aged children a unique opportunity for learning in a creative, informal environment, using age-appropriate interpretation and hands-on interaction opportunities. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines science and history with creative activities along with STEM extension activities. The ideal candidate has a bachelor's or master's degree in Early Childhood through 5th Grade and is passionate about providing extraordinary learning experiences for children.

The Museum Community Lab Education Facilitator position is Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM until 3:30 PM. October 2020 through December 2020, with an opportunity for a spring session, if available. This position is within the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s Education Department and reports to the Director of Education.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s or master's degree in Early Childhood through Grade 5
Teaching experience preferred
Bilingual – Spanish language preferred
Friendly, out-going personality with a high energy level
Respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences
Ability to work effectively with others
Punctual, reliable, and flexible

Community Relations

  • Articulate the program’s mission to the community, as necessary.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the community needs.

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Facilitation of school district created virtual learning lessons compliant with Texas Education Agency guidelines.
  • Implementation of informal, age-appropriate, activities that support sciences and history.
  • Timely preparation of materials associated with the day’s projects and activities.
  • Provide direction to Facilitator Assistant in their duties.
  • Maintain a safe, attractive, organized environment.
  • Communicate effectively with children, parents, and fellow staff members.
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
  • Follow security and safety protocols to ensure the safety of children and staff.
  • Implement effective guidance and discipline strategies and guidelines that reflect the core ideology & values of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum.

Student Management

  • Maintain student confidentiality.
  • Utilize digital tools to assist students in school district created virtual learning lessons.

If you wish to apply for this position, please fill out the online application.

The Education Department is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic Museum School Teacher for its legacy Preschool program. Museum School Teachers are responsible for the implementation of age-appropriate activities that support specific class subjects in the natural and physical sciences, history and art, taught in a way that reflects the core ideology and values of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum. The ideal candidate has a bachelor's or master's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education and a passion for providing extraordinary learning experiences for children.

The Museum School Preschool Teacher position is Tuesday and Thursday from 8:15 AM until 3:15 PM and Friday from 8:15 AM until 12:15 PM, October 2020 through May 2021. There is an additional requirement of at least two weeks of teaching Preschool Summer 2021 Classes. The position of Museum School Teacher falls under the direction and supervision of the Museum Preschool Director.

Qualifications
Bachelor's or master's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education
Teaching experience preferred
ESL certification preferred
Friendly, out-going personality with a high energy level
Respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences
Ability to work effectively with others

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Articulate the Museum School’s mission to the community.
  • Enjoy working with young children and relate to children with courtesy, respect, acceptance, and patience.
  • Foster developmentally appropriate independence in children through planned, flexible activities while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere.
  • Develop an understanding of the Museum School curriculum topics in order to effectively teach lessons and activities to young learners.
  • Plan, prepare and organize age-appropriate activities and projects with a team of teachers.
  • Collaborate and teach with a co-lead teacher in the classroom.
    Implement effective classroom guidance and discipline strategies and guidelines that reflect the core ideology and values of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum School.
  • Maintain a safe, attractive, organized environment.
  • Communicate effectively with children, parents, and fellow staff members.
  • Treat each child and their family with respect and dignity, while recognizing and respecting the uniqueness and potential of all children, their families, and their cultures.
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, honest, and responsible.
  • Exhibit competency, good judgment, and self-control in the presence of children.
  • Implement procedures and protocols related to the health and safety of all students and employees to ensure the safety of children and staff including, but not limited to, COVID-19 health standards.

Museum School employees are carefully selected for their experience, training, maturity, work ethic, and personality. Timely organization, preparation, and effective classroom management skills are required.

If you wish to apply for this position, please fill out the online application.

The Education Department is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic Museum School Program Assistant for its legacy Preschool program. Museum School Program Assistants are responsible for supporting the Museum School teachers and office staff as needed throughout the school day. The Program Assistant plays an important role in the daily operation of Museum School. The ideal candidate has a passion for providing extraordinary learning experiences for children.

The Museum School Program Assistant position is Tuesday through Thursday for a maximum of 7 hours a day from 8:15 AM until 3:15 PM and 4 hours on Friday from 8:15 AM until 12:15 PM, October 2020 through May 2021. The position of Museum School Program Assistant falls under the direction and supervision of the Museum Preschool Director.

Qualifications
Bachelor's or master's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education
Teaching experience preferred
ESL certification preferred
Friendly, out-going personality with a high energy level
Respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences
Ability to work effectively with others

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Articulate the Museum School’s mission to the community.
  • Enjoy working with young children and relate to children with courtesy, respect, acceptance, and patience.
  • Assist with arrival and dismissal procedures of children including, but not limited to, COVID-19 screening.
  • Provide primary care for classroom of children during lunchtime.
  • Ability to assist classroom teacher(s) with story time, centers, art and STEM activities.
  • Assist with cleaning, disinfecting and sanitation procedures as needed or assigned.
  • Substitute teach in classrooms as needed.
  • Office and classroom clerical duties including, but not limited to, copying, filing, cutting, sorting supplies, etc.
  • Foster developmentally appropriate independence in children through planned, flexible activities while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere.
  • Implement effective classroom guidance and discipline strategies and guidelines that reflect the core ideology and values of the Fort Worth Science and History Museum School.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, attractive, organized environment. 
  • Communicate effectively with children, parents, and fellow staff members.
  • Treat each child and their family with respect and dignity, while recognizing and respecting the uniqueness and potential of all children, their families, and their cultures.
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, honest, and responsible.
  • Exhibit competency, good judgment, and self-control in the presence of children.
  • Implement procedures and protocols related to the health and safety of all students and employees to ensure the safety of children and staff.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Museum School employees are carefully selected for their experience, training, maturity, work ethic, and personality. Timely organization, preparation, and effective classroom management skills are required.

If you wish to apply for this position, please fill out the online application.

The part time security officer is scheduled between 20 and 30 hours per week. Candidate must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays and be comfortable working both independently and in a team environment. This is ideal for someone looking for a second job. Reports to the Security Manager.

Basic Functions and Responsibilities

  • Monitor fire systems, respond to, investigate alarms, and implement emergency procedures, up to and including evacuation, when appropriate.
  • Monitor security systems, arm/disarm systems, respond to and investigate alarms.
  • Conduct scheduled and random checks of the Museum public and non-public areas, during operating and non-operating hours and ensure the safety of guests and staff.
  • Conduct end-of-day safety and security checks of the Museum facilities.
  • Provide first-aid in the event of injury to guests or staff and generate written reports.
  • Handle lost and found items and inquiries according to Museum policy.
  • Perform office related duties to include operating computer, portable radios, CCTV and related equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Security Manager and Museum Management.

Qualifications

Effective communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; basic knowledge and experience with the Microsoft Suite of programs including Word and Excel.  Experience as a security officer/guard, loss prevention specialist, police officer or military police, or equivalent combination of training and related experience.  Must be able to workdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Physical demands: Ability to stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time; ability to lift/exert up to 50 lbs.

Environmental conditions: Inside, but subject to ventilation systems throughout the buildings; possible exposure to unpleasant or inclement weather conditions when conducting outside checks and/or traveling to and from parking areas.

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FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

Full-Time Employee Benefits include:

  • Employer partially paid medical for each full-time employee
  • Employer-paid Life insurance and Long-Term disability insurance for each full-time employee
  • Short-Term disability, voluntary life, and dental offered at employee expense
  • Medical and dependent care savings program (Section 125)
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • 403b employee savings program with Museum matching after 1 year of service

PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is a drug-free workplace; drug testing is a condition of employment. Criminal background checks are also completed before beginning employment.

Please note, all job opportunities are subject to working holidays and weekends.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

Introducing the FWMSH Little Scholars Program

The FWMSH Little Scholars Program is designed to help bridge the gap between virtual, first through fifth grade, learners and their FWISD school campus.

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