Education Intern--Fall Semester--Unpaid

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ORGANIZATION: Golisano Children's Museum of Naples


CMON Education Intern

Position Description

As a teaching intern (TI) you will provide assistance in the museum and classroom, helping children discover real world connections through a variety of teaching practices, you will promote learning that extends beyond the museum and classroom. You will provide much-needed assistance to the museum in order to ensure the delivery of a high standard of education to the children and the community whilst under the supervision of professional teachers.

Key Skills Required for a Teaching intern

● Enthusiasm ● Teamwork ● Imagination ● Energy ● Adaptability ● Patience ● Responsibility ● Leadership ● Positive Communication

Duties and Responsibilities

Planning: Teaching interns (TI’s) will be given the responsibility to plan, prepare and implement their own lesson plans in line with the museum’s curriculum structure and scheme of work. This will provide individuals with a level of ownership which will promote individualisation and creative teaching.

Assisting: Working alongside experienced teachers assisting them in the delivery of teaching and learning. You will be required to provide in class support which may require dedicated time spent with specific learners and families to reinforce learning methods and provide motivation and encouragement in order to help them make progress.

Teaching: Implementing your lesson plans and assessment practices in order to promote progress. The respect the learners will show you, the friendliness of the museums and the staff coupled with the opportunity to introduce new engaging activities into the classroom is what makes teaching internships with CMON an experience of a lifetime.

Administration: Support museum staff with the development and production of key museum policies and procedures.

Promotion & Marketing: Provide assistance and support to the museum’s internal and external engagement activities including special events.

Internship Requirements and Fulfillments

  • Understand that daily attendance and punctuality is mandatory at the museum, as well as attendance at regular pre-scheduled meetings by the Museum Education Manager.
  • Consistently demonstrate professional conduct in actions and attire.
  • Adhere to museum policies and procedures.
  • Work the museum duty schedule of the host teacher.
  • Show an interest and initiative in assuming the increasing responsibilities of a teacher.
  • Demonstrate effective classroom management.
  • Immediately notify the host teacher of absences.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information received about children, families, and museum personnel.
  • Be fair, impartial, and consistent in working with children.
  • Be aware of and meet all deadlines for assignments that are required.

It is the intern’s responsibility to review the program syllabi and to communicate requirements to host teachers.

  • Prepare lesson plans, including Florida Standards, for every lesson that will be taught during the internship experience and submit for review to the host teacher.
  • Submit daily lesson plans to the host teacher for feedback and suggestions during the minimum of six weeks of full-time teaching.
  • Include modifications and adaptations that provide for individual differences among the children.
  • Accept feedback provided by host teachers and program coordinators.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all Florida Educator Accomplished Practices.
General Qualifications

* Must be reliable and report to scheduled shifts on time

* High School graduation or GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

* Have energy, enthusiasm, positive team attitude and prior experience working with children and/or POS stations

* Must be outgoing, self-motivated and enjoy working with visitors and people of all ages

* Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays

* Knowledge of data entry and ticketing/point of sale software is helpful

* Ability to work well with others and visitors, maintaining a professional manner using tact, initiative, good judgement and confidentiality

* Ability to react appropriately in a fast-paced environment and work independently with little supervision * Ability to multitask and prioritize duties

* Excellent organizational skills, and oral and written communication skills

* Ability to bend, kneel and lift up to 35 pounds

* Ability to stand and walk around for extended periods of time (4-hour shifts)

* Bilingual not required but appreciated

* Must be fingerprinted and pass a background check. Employment is contingent upon results of background check.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, three references and a completed job application to: or mail to: HR Jobs 15080 Livingston Road, Naples, FL 34109

No phone calls please

C’mon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) in compliance with all Federal, Florida State and local ordinances, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

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About Golisano Children's Museum of Naples


15080 Livingston Road, Naples, FL 34109, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Children's Museum of Naples is to provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn and dream together.


The Children's Museum of Naples (C'mon) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 2002. The Museum is a two-story 30,000 square foot cultural institution including ten permanent and temporary exhibit galleries, a Family Resource Library, classrooms, birthday party room, meeting rooms, restaurant and gift shop as well as space for staff, volunteers ad ongoing operations.

Museum programs include community festivals, summer camp, after-school programs, art classes, field trips, outreach programs, parenting workshops, preschool groups and more. The Children's Museum of Naples is the first cultural institution in Collier County primarily devoted to connecting play with learning and a hugely important addition to the cultural attractions in our community. C'mon is an active member of the Association of Children's Museums, the Florida Association of Museums, and the American Association of Museums. C'mon will serve Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, and Collier counties.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


Sun Sep 01, 2024 - Sat Nov 30, 2024
08:30 AM - 04:00 AM


15080 Livingston Rd.North Collier Regional ParkNaples, FL 34109


  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • STEM


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15-25 hours per week, shifts and days are flexible
  • Passion for working with children and an Education Major or Minor

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