Mathematics Educator – Museum – Full-time or Part-time

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/23/2018

Address

11 E. 26th St
New York
NY
10010
United States

Description

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math. You can learn more about MoMath and its open positions here:www.momath.org


MoMath is seeking creative, energetic math teachers to join its staff as Educators. The Educator role offers the opportunity for a teacher with strong formal K-12 classroom teaching experience to participate in one of America’s major efforts in mathematical outreach to students, teachers, and the public.


Part-time and full-time Educator positions are currently available. The full-time position offers a full suite of benefits. The part-time position requires a minimum commitment of 2 mornings per week and is an excellent opportunity for an experienced math teacher to stay active in education. MoMath is based in New York City.

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Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Lessons and presentations for school classes, camps, and other groups that visit the museum on field trips
  • In-museum public demonstrations and group activities
  • Mobile museum curricula, including educational outreach activities occurring in schools, community centers, public spaces, and other off-site venues
  • Teacher professional development
  • Internship programs
  • After-school and weekend math clubs or enrichment programs
  • Summer math camps and programs

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Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of formal K-12 _classroom_ teaching experience (as opposed to tutoring or test prep)
  • A strong mathematics background, and a record of successfully conveying the breadth, beauty, vitality, usefulness, and excitement of modern mathematics to diverse audiences
  • The demonstrated ability to manage a classroom and present a compelling, thought-provoking, and fun experience
  • A love of communicating mathematical ideas at all levels of sophistication and understanding, especially in ways pitched to be meaningful to a broad public
  • State teaching certification is strongly preferred
  • Previous museum experience is a plus


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Benefits

Health, dental and vision insurance; retirement and commuter benefits

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes "Educator" and your name:

1. A cover letter that explains how you meet the qualifications for the position

2. Your resumé, including grade point averages

3. A freshly written 150-500 word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics


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