Summer Staff Positions

The Montshire Museum of Science offers extensive summer environmental and science day camp programming for children and also hosts many summer visitors. The Museum hires approximately 16 day camp educators and 5 explainers each summer.


As of May 26, 2015, all the summer positions have been filled.  2016 summer positions will be listed at this site beginning in February, 2016.

 

Summer Education Positions 2015

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:
montshire.education@montshire.org  
or
Summer Positions
Montshire Museum of Science
One Montshire Rd.
Norwich, VT 05055
802-649-2200 
 
Summer Camp Positions

Directors: Requires experience teaching the appropriate age range, supervisory experience, background in ecology or environmental education, and excitement in exploring the natural world with children. Oversees program quality and provides guidance in program development. Supervises and provides leadership for 2-3 staff and interns. Serves as lead liaison with parents. Monitors materials, medical problems, parent and staff concerns, and provides feedback. Leads daily staff debriefing. Directors share teaching responsibilities with other educators.

Educators: Requires informal teaching experience with the appropriate age-range children and excitement in exploring the natural world with children. Develops and leads camp program with other staff. Facilitates explorations, games, solo times, and large and small group activities.

Interns: Most of these positions can be set up to fulfill internship requirements.  Please apply for the positions of most interest and include in your cover letter that you are looking for an internship.

Age requirements:  Full time camp staff must be college age or older. 

CPR and First Aid certification required for all camp positions.  All Montshire hires are subject to a criminal background check.