Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 12:00pm



Boulder, CO
United States

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Job Description:

This position will act as an Instructor to teach and support Thorne’s In-School, After School, and Field Trip Programs, and will provide other instructional support as requested. There is the option to continue employment as Summer Camp Instructor from June through August and the possibility of Full-Time employment beginning September 2017. 

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Experienced Instructor, especially in an informal and outdoor setting
  • Strong communication skills with adults and children
  • Good knowledge of Colorado ecology and natural science
  • Understanding of Colorado Academic Standards in science preferred
  • Good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and roles, patiently and professionally
  • Proficient with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Experience relating to and communicating with diverse audiences, especially Mexican American participants and families preferred
  • People of Color encouraged to apply
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English encouraged to apply

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • A minimum of 480 hours of environmental education experience with elementary-aged children preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Education, Environmental Studies, Biology, Geology, Education, or related field preferred
  • Background check and fingerprints submitted and cleared by the Colorado Department of Human Services (Thorne helps and pays for this)
  • Current First Aid, CPR, and Universal Precaution trainings

How to Apply:

Additional information is available at www.thornenature.org. Questions regarding the position can be directed to andy@thornenature.org. Please no phone inquiries.