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Manager, School and Teacher Programs 


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Education and Public Engagement, the School and Teacher Programs Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing programs. You should be a creative, energetic professional who will bring a deep knowledge of the Los Angeles K-12 educational ecosystem. Working in collaboration with colleagues in the Education and Public Engagement department, you will think cohesively about the visitor experience to bring forth a student and teacher-centered voice that will impact work across the department. 

You Will:

  • Author curriculum that includes creative, appropriate discussions and activities for K-12 grade levels while incorporating Common Core state curriculum standards.
  • Articulate program goals along with ways to evaluate and measure its impact.
  • Create and implement feedback loops and focus groups to ensure student and teacher voices are incorporated in the program offerings.
  • Develop infrastructure for the operations and logistics of the programs in cross-collaboration with colleagues across the museum.
  • Lead the facilitation of the school and teacher programs with support from Teaching Artists, contractors, and other guest artists.
  • Lead a collaborative process of co-creating with numerous stakeholders and constituents.
  • Utilize the Shirley Temple Education Studio and digital media technology to create learner-centered experiences using various education formats, including tours and workshops.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent work experience in education, digital media education, non-profit management, or related profession.
  • 5+ years’ experience working directly with teachers, students, and/or schools.
  • Facilitation skills with prior teaching experience.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate evening and weekend programs.
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish/English preferred.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Manager, School and Teacher Programs  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 4/13/2021  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 9,000+ accomplished individuals working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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