Studio Classroom Assistant
The Nelson Gallery Foundation - Kansas City, MO

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Part Time, Variable Schedule

Applicants must be able to work at least two days Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and/or 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.


The Classroom Assistant assists Ford Learning Center teachers in tasks related to the preparation and implementation of studio workshops. The Classroom Assistant works cooperatively with the teacher to create a positive environment for students. Additional duties include:
Offer assistance and positive reinforcement to students as needed.
Maintain an organized and clean classroom environment.
Participate in set-up and clean-up for workshops and classes as directed.
Work with Ford Learning Center colleagues to keep supply room and break room clean and orderly.
Attend all required staff development programs and meetings.
Keep an accurate work schedule.
Understand and adhere to the policies and procedures of the Museum and the Ford Learning Center.
Work with teachers and other Museum staff to ensure the safety of students at all times (i.e., escorting students to and from the bathroom/galleries).
Perform other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent
Enjoy working with children
Ability to interact with the public and other Museum staff members in a polite and courteous manner
Willingness to accept supervision from assigned Ford Learning Center teacher
Ability to climb short stepladders and lift objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Have reliable transportation to reach offsite locations.