Job Description: Museum Educator

(Part-time, hourly)


Chief Objectives of the Position:

Delivers and/or develops high quality educational programs, activities and materials that are consistent with the mission of the Virginia Air & Space Center, are integrated with curricula of school systems in the service area, and that utilize an interdisciplinary approach and an interactive or hands-on format.


  • • Deliver high quality educational programs. Must train for and teach previously developed in-house and    outreach programs for all grades and age levels.
  • • Attend all necessary training and practice sessions as deemed necessary by the Director of Education.
  • • Deliver programs in partnership with colleges and universities, and/or national laboratories, to public    and private schools, and other museums for all age levels, handicapped, at risk, and/or gifted and    talented.
  • • Deliver Outreach Education and Community Outreach programs.
  • • Deliver programs for Day Camps and overnight Camp-ins.
  • • Deliver programs for adult educational needs, such as teacher in-services and workshops, Continuing    Education, and Life-Long Learning and Elder Hostel groups.
  • • Develop and deliver educational programs and/or activities, as needed or requested, to complement        IMAX® film presentations and changing exhibits.


Reports to the Director of Education or assigned Education Program Manager.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Special requirements: Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including but not limited to some evenings, nights and/or weekends.

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required. Teacher certification and experience in science, math and engineering preferred. Must be flexible and able to work in a team environment. Must be able to do some lifting, work with science equipment and craft projects, and have own transportation.


Apply Online or Download the Application and fax (757.727.0898) a resume including 3 references.

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