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Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery

Educator (Part-Time)

Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery

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Job Summary

The Education Department at Belle Meade is seeking upbeat and outgoing individuals to join our team. Educators conduct age-appropriate tours and hands-on programming for audiences of all ages, from toddlers through grandparents. Sitting at the corner of education, public history, and hospitality, our education team is responsible for leading high-quality programming for children and adults, which utilize a variety of teaching methods. A team mentality is a must. Experience working with children or families is preferred, but museum or teaching experience is not required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate a variety of family and scout programs
    • Conduct brief tours across the site for families and children in a personable and knowledgeable manner, providing accurate information relevant to the major themes of the specified program
    • Facilitate the hands-on activities and crafts associated with the program
  • Must exhibit basic knowledge of learning styles and developmental stages for a wide variety of ages and abilities
  • Must have a customer service attitude and be prepared to interact with groups of people daily
  • Ensure the safety of guests and respond calmly and professionally to emergencies following institutional guidelines
  • Must actively participate in training programs and staff meetings to expand knowledge of the site and current education theories
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must be able to execute programs for children, with an ability to relate to adults as well
  • Creativity, flexibility, and organizational skills are essential
  • Must be articulate, reliable, and have a neat appearance; must be willing to adhere to a business casual dress code
  • Must be able to assimilate information and impart it in a factual, coherent, and engaging manner; excellent oral communication skills are ideal; continued practice in this area is required
  • Public speaking or teaching experience with an interest in history is ideal; knowledge of 19th century American history is ideal
  • Must be available as scheduled, including weekends and holidays

Additional Information

How to Apply

For more information about Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, please visit www.visitbellemeade.com.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to: education@visitbellemeade.com.

Details

  • Date Posted: March 16, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Other