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CASA (Cultural Afterschool Adventures) Per Diem Program Educators

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and other historic aircraft as well as a cold war era guided missile submarine. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, has welcomed more than 1 million visitors annually since 2012. The mission of the Intrepid Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming, in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth.

Intrepid Museum is looking for CASA (Cultural Afterschool Adventures) Per Diem Program Educators. The CASA Program Educators are sought for delivering in-school partnership programs making use of the Museum’s collection to engage students and support learning in the afterschool hours. CASA Educators will work one-two days per week to deliver a two hour after school program. While the direct instructional time will be approximately 40-50 hours, pay is figured at a rate of $20 per hour to cover training/preparation time for a total of 175 hours. ($3,500 per CASA partnership). Programs occur at schools in all five boroughs for a two hour block falling between 2:00-5:30 depending on the school needs.

Opportunities for other per-diem work at a rate of $20 per hour are a possibility for those with more availability.

  • Bachelor's degree in education, science, history, museum studies or a related field. Master's studies and/or teacher certification a plus, especially in special education.
  • Two years related experience working in an educational setting.
  • Understanding of object- and inquiry-based teaching practices.
  • Comfortable teaching interdisciplinary history and science programs to varied audiences.
  • Experience differentiating lessons to meet specific academic and social-emotional learning goals.
  • Knowledge of best practices for English Language Learners and disability specific instructional strategies a plus.
  • NYC Department of Education fingerprinting a plus.
  • Multi-lingual or bi-lingual a plus.

A successful candidate:

  • Must be extremely reliable as classes depend on your presence.
  • Be able to think and make informed decisions quickly and under pressure.
  • Have excellent communication and organizational abilities.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues and off-site partners possessing a variety of skills, trainings and experiences.
  • Be available and willing to travel to the program site(s).
  • Has an outgoing personality and enthusiastic attitude.


Intrepid Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

For consideration e-mail resume/coverletter to: Be sure to include the title of the position.  Be sure to include CASA PROGRAM EDUCATOR in the subject line.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.


The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.