Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Opportunities: Position listing D.C.

Newseum Part-time Teacher, Washington, DC

Newseum, Part-time Teacher
Teachers will conduct classes and programs in a variety of settings for school
groups and the general public. Instructors will be required to learn all Newseum
curricula and adhere to Education practices and procedures.
· Teach Newseum developed, on-site school programs to visiting school
groups in the classroom and exhibit space
· Lead activities with school groups and family audiences
· Work with curriculum developer to create lesson resources and hands on
· Assist with researching and writing fact sheets, web content, teacher
publications and other education resources
· Assists with record keeping and booking field trips
· Maintain inventories and teaching equipment
· Assist with special events
· Other duties as assigned

· Bachelor's degree in history, journalism or education preferred
· Experience in and/or knowledge of American history, the First
Amendment and Journalism
· Computer experience and ability to learn technology based curriculum
· Experience working with children in a non formal education setting a
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Customer service skills with visitors of all ages
· Ability to pay careful attention to accuracy and bias free content
· Must work enthusiastically, respectfully, and professionally with a
wide variety of audiences and have a passion for helping people discover and
explore history, the First Amendment and journalism
· Energetic, outgoing and friendly
· Organized, creative and flexible self-starter able to work as part of
a team as well as independently
· Ability to work some weekends, holidays and evenings

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and three references to:
Freedom Forum/Newseum
Human Resources Department
555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: jobs@freedomforum.org

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