The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst is seeking a dynamic Educator with a strong knowledge and passion for picture books. The Museum Educator will develop and present programs on connecting the art and design of the picture book with the development of visual and verbal literacy. As part of a creative and collaborative education team, the Museum Educator will be responsible for providing both in-house and off-site professional development programs as well as engaging, art-inspired experiences for visitors including, gallery programs, printed and online resources, and assistance in the planning of special events. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to implement an arts-integration model of instruction, make connections between works of art and the ideas they embody, engage audiences.
Applicants should have a BA in a related field and a minimum of four years teaching experience; a post graduate degree in Children’s Literature or Education is preferred. Strong public speaking and written communication skills, experience working with children and families, flexibility and computer proficiency. This half-time non-benefited position, typically 20 hours per week, includes occasional evening or weekend hours. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel.
Resumes will be accepted until end of day September 26, 2011.
All Museum employees enjoy a generous discount in the Book Store and on select Educational programs, plus free admission to many cultural institutions throughout New England.
Resumes should be submitted electronically and applicants must submit the Museum's Employment Application found below as well as a resume and cover letter. Please submit all materials in one email. If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-658-1107.
The Eric Carle Museum Employment Application (PDF)
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The Eric Carle Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.