Job Listing: Group Educator

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation - Williamsburg, VA

Closes - Open until filled.

Position Title – Group Educator

Salary - $15.00/Hourly

Job Type - Part-Time

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Do you want to be part of a community that shares early American history with visitors from Virginia and across the nation?  Our Group Educator positions provide flexible, part-time hours teaching about 17th and 18th century history in an active, engaging manner that shares diverse perspectives and creates relevance to today.  Successful candidates will be excited about learning history and facilitation approaches, with no previous content knowledge necessary. We will train and mentor you!  Initial training in content and methodology prepares educators to present engaging tours of Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to students of all ages, work with the public through camps and hands-on history carts, and more. On tours of Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, the classroom is outside! You will take a group through permanent galleries and living history areas, interact with costumed interpreters, and utilize reproduced objects to make history relevant to today.
Paid training will take place on February 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, March 2, 4.  Employment is dependent on being able to attend all training.

This is a part-time/part-time wage position and is limited to 1,500 hours of work in the twelve month period beginning May 1, through April 30 (Average 350 hrs. in a 12 month period). No state benefits are provided.
Experience working with children in either a professional or volunteer capacity
Excellent communication skills
Proven ability to quickly learn and apply new information
Skills for working effectively with the public, including people of diverse cultures, ages, abilities, and economic backgrounds
Willingness to work outdoors in all reasonable weather conditions