The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Education Fellowship Opportunity
Title: Education Fellow
Department: Public Programs Supervisor: Senior Manager of Education
Programs and School Initiatives
Status: Paid Position/Part time (Fall)
Overview of position:
The Aldrich Education Fellow reports to and works closely with the Senior Manager of Education Programs and School Initiatives to research and implement strategies for engagement with area teachers and schools. The Education Fellow will also deliver projects and perform administrative tasks for the Director of Public Programs and Audience Engagement, involving support in connection with the organization of the
Museum’s diverse roster of public programs, events, and artist-driven panels and workshops.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Assisting in the research of school outreach, including initiating strategies for building school relationships.
-Assisting in generating resources and lesson plans that integrate visual thinking and learning and the Museum’s current and upcoming exhibitions with Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science.
-Providing support in the development of new ideas and web-based resources that can be applied to expand the learning experience for students and teachers within the Museum context.
-Other projects may be assigned, as needed. Collaboration with additional Museum staff, including those working on other youth, family, and
teen initiatives, as well as outside schools and community organizations, is expected.
-A Bachelor of Arts in art history, art education, museum education or related fields is required.
-Individuals must have experience working with students ages
K–12, conducting research, developing and implementing lesson plans integrating Common Core State Standards, and have an interest in museum education, student learning, and school-based programs.
How to Apply:
To apply for the Education Fellowship position, please email the following materials to email@example.com.
- A one-page personal statement describing your reasons for seeking an internship at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and what you hope to gain from the experience.
- A current résumé/CV and writing sample.
- Contact information for two references
Danielle Ogden, Ed.M.
Senior Manager of Education Programs and School Initiatives
The Aldrich Contemporary Art
Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877
Tel 203.438.4519 x138