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.

MoMath is seeking creative, energetic individuals 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.

The part-time position requires a minimum commitment of two mornings per month and is an excellent opportunity for an experienced math teacher to stay active in education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Educators deliver a variety of MoMath programs, including:

  • Field trip offerings for classes, camps, and other groups that visit the museum
  • 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
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of one semester of formal K-12 classroom teaching experience is required; experience of at least one year is a strong plus.  Candidates with longer experience, as well as candidates with state certification, are encouraged to apply.
  • A strong mathematics background
  • A record of successfully conveying the breadth, beauty, vitality, usefulness, and excitement of modern mathematics to diverse audiences
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for working with groups of K-12 students on mathematical activities
  • A love of communicating mathematical ideas at all levels of sophistication and understanding, especially in ways pitched to be meaningful to a broad public
  • The demonstrated ability to manage a classroom and present a compelling, thought-provoking, and fun experience

To apply, please email the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Educator (Part-time)” and your name: A cover letter that explains how you meet the qualifications for the position; a current résumé, including grade point averages; and a separate 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.

Early Childhood Educator

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.

MoMath is seeking creative, energetic individuals to join its staff as early childhood educators. Early childhood educators deliver MoMath’s weekly after-school program, providing lessons to students 4-5 years old.  This educator role offers the opportunity for a teacher with strong formal PK-K classroom teaching experience to participate in one of America’s major efforts in mathematical outreach to students, teachers, and the public.

This is a part-time position based in New York City.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Introduce early childhood students to the concepts of patterns, shapes, and numbers through songs, stories, and activities.
  • Establish familiarity with, and present, MoMath’s early childhood lessons and materials.
  • Greet students and parents.
  • Assist visitors as they explore Museum exhibits.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of formal PK-K classroom teaching experience is required; state certification or museum experience are desirable.
  • A strong mathematics background
  • Experience with — and enthusiasm for — working with groups of PK-K students on mathematical activities
  • The demonstrated ability to manage a classroom and present a compelling, thought-provoking, and fun experience

To apply, please email the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Early Childhood Educator” and your name: A cover letter that explains how you meet the qualifications for the position; a current résumé, including grade point averages; and a separate 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.

 

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