Museum Teacher/Guide
Tsongas Industrial History Center

Job Order #: 20316559

Lowell, MA 01852

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 1/23/2024

EXPIRES 4/22/2024

Job Description

Lead field trips for students in grades 2-12. Use the Boott Mill and sites in Lowell National Historical Park to teach social studies and science.
Must have experience in teaching or leading youth, and an interest in education.

Museum Teachers? Schedule:

TIHC programs run on a September through June season.
Work fluctuates during the season; October, November, and April through June are very busy.
Museum Teachers have a say in the number and days of the week they are available to work.
The weekly schedule varies. The number of bookings per week determines how many actual days per week Museum Teachers are on the weekly schedule.
The weekly schedule is posted and confirmed at least one week in advance.
Workdays are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
School groups visit from approximately 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.
Museum Teachers follow a specific Program Outline and itinerary each day.
Pay rate is hourly, with step increases as budget permits.
Training is included during orientation and scheduled throughout the year.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Minimum of two years' experience working with children (e.g., classroom teacher or aide, after-school program presenter, scout leader, camp counselor, youth group leader)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively with diverse groups
Demonstrated skills in facilitating learning for students ages 7 through high school
Ability to work both individually and collaboratively

Additional Considerations:
Ability to work 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for regular programming
Leading programs involves walking and climbing stairs indoors and outdoors in all weather
Virtual programs require facility with Microsoft Office Suite and Zoom (training provided).
This is a seasonal position with school programs Monday-Friday from September through June, with occasional evening and weekend programs.
Work fluctuates during the season; Mid-March through mid-June are typically very busy

How To Apply

If interested, please email


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Lowell, MA 01852

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