Museum Educator

One position funded through Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ)

Work Term: June 28 to August 29, 2021 (8 weeks)

35hrs/week, $14.25/hour.

A Museum Educator is required for the Museum of Ontario Archaeology’s summer season, beginning July 6 and ending August 30, 35hrs/week, $14.00/hour.

The Museum Educator will assist with the development of digital Curriculum-based educational programming for grades 1-12 including creation of video content. This is a key role for MOA as we continue our transition to more virtual programming delivery. This position is expected to take place onsite at the Museum, but may include some work from home if required.  Depending on conditions, the museum may be able to offer a brief outdoor kids camp program on location, in which case duties would shift to assisting with on-site services' during their duration.

Work Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development and delivery of interactive public programming for tour groups and on-line visitors.
  • Assist in the development of onsite interactives/programs for children and families.
  • Assist in the development of virtual interactives/programs for children and families.
  • Assist with planning and delivering outreach programming within the community both in-person and on-line.
  • Assisting in the delivery of the Summer Day Camp, if offered
  • Assisting with the training of Junior Counsellors
  • Ensuring the maintenance of a clean and safe work and camp environment.
  • Supervisory and leadership training will also be provided.

 

The successful candidate will have a background and interest in Education, Anthropology/Archaeology, Public History, Museum Studies, First Nations studies, or similar University program and possess both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.

Prior work or volunteer experience with children is an asset.

Please include in your covering letter how you meet the Canada Summer Jobs eligibility requirements.

Applications due by June 4, 2021

 

To apply, please e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Katie Urban

Learning Coordinator

Museum of Ontario Archaeology

katie@archaeologymuseum.ca

 

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