Career Opportunities at Historic Bethlehem Partnership
t/a Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites
Museum Teacher (Part-Time)
Museum Teachers support the mission of Historic Bethlehem, which is to bring history to life by educating the public about Bethlehem's rich heritage; by preserving historic sites; and by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting historical and artistic objects that can be used to tell the stories of Bethlehem's people.
Facilitate learning experiences at Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites
Implement educational outreach programs at area schools
Understand and are familiar with 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
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Must possess exceptional ability to relate to children and teachers
Flexibility and works well with colleagues
Ability to walk and stand for up to three hours
Required 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.
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum & Historic Site Interpreter (Part Time)
Museum & Historic Site Interpreters:
Conduct tours through museum, historic sites from script to visitors.
Share information regarding the mission of HBMS, present opportunities for support and educational and special event activities to the guests. Collect visitor statistics and encourage feedback on social media and HBMS website.
Possess the ability to lead group tours and answer questions regarding our local history and sites.
Possess the ability to conduct walk-through of galleries and report any issues to museum site manager.
Must be capable of skillfully dealing with diversity of visitors under a variety of circumstances and communicate emergency management procedures to guests.
Monitor visitor activities to ensure compliance with museum standards and security of guests and sites.
Wear period appropriate costume when necessary.
Must have ability to provide exceptional guest experience
Punctuality and dependability are a must.
Report to the Museum Site Manager
Please email resume and cover letter to Jcannavo@historicbethlehem.org
We are always looking for dedicated volunteers. Please review those opportunities here.