About the Institute
The Senate Education Staff are responsible for assisting in the facilitation of the Institute’s award-winning Senate Immersion Module (SIM) program and other educational programs. Facilitation of the SIM involves semi-scripted role-playing during a 2.5-hour program in which students in grades 8-12 are assigned roles as Senators and tasked with constructing a piece of legislation in accordance with their assigned role’s interests. Senate Education Staff also facilitate and perform roles in the Institute’s other educational programs, including Today’s Vote, Great Senate Debates, Future Senator, and Pathways to Citizenship. Senate Education Staff may conduct interpretation and tours with school groups, adult groups, and general visitors as needed. This is a part-time per diem position with a flexible schedule.
- Perform and assist in the facilitation of the SIM program, including set-up and break-down procedures
- Perform roles as needed in the Institute’s other educational programs, including Great Senate Debates, Today’s Vote, Future Senator, and Pathways to Citizenship
- Ensure that the standards of excellence set by the Institute are reflected in the daily presentation of the SIM, tours, interpretation, and other programs
- Participate in ongoing training to ensure consistent quality of performances
Qualifications and Skills
Ideal Candidate At least 1 year of relevant work experience preferred, some of which should be in a hands-on learning environment, school setting, or working directly with students in an educational or performance setting. Previous public speaking, improvisational or theatre background is a plus.
Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com, with the title “Senate Education Staff” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. EMK does not retain external search firms. No solicitation calls will be entertained.
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for The United States Senate is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.