Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution

Careers


Museum Teacher (Part Time)

Museum teachers support the mission of Historic Bethlehem and bring history to life by educating the public about Bethlehem's rich heritage.

  • Facilitate learning experiences at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
  • Implement educational outreach programs at area schools
  • Understand thoroughly educational program content
  • Manage groups of up to 25 school students and their chaperones
  • Provide safe and encouraging active learning experiences for children of all ages
  • Professional knowledge of best practices in K-8 education
  • Bachelor's Degree in elementary education
  • One-year experience teaching K-8 students
  • Possesses exceptional ability to relate to children and colleagues
  • High energy
  • Flexibility and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to walk and stand for up to three hours
  • Ability to wear period-appropriate attire during program

All candidates are required to pass Child Abuse Clearance Act 151, FBI Fingerprint Clearance Act 114, and PA State Police Act 34 background checks.

Interested applicants should send a  cover letter and resume to mkeenan@historicbethlehem.org.

Note: This is a part time position.

Docent on Main Street (Part Time, Multiple Positions Available)

  • Greeting and welcoming diverse visitors to the downtown historic shopping district
  • Sharing information about downtown activities, shops, museums and restaurants
  • Giving Directions
  • Answering Questions
  • Friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic, engaging, and reliable
  • Must be comfortable in period attire
  • Able to work independently
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

All candidates are required to pass Child Abuse Clearance Act 151, FBI Fingerprint Clearance Act 114, and PA State Police Act 34 background checks.

The base for this operation is the Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center, 505 Main Street. Some nights and weekends will be required. Docents will be mostly stationed outdoors, rain or shine. These are part-time, hourly positions.

Please submit a cover letter, availability, and resume to mkeenan@historicbethlehem.org.


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Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Registration and financial information about Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999, or on the web at www.dos.state.pa.us. Registration does not imply endorsement.