Marine Education Specialist

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 11:00pm

Address:

Annapolis, MD
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

The Marine Education Specialist will be responsible for assisting the Director of Education of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation with developing and implementing education programs and curriculum. This position is full time temporary (initially one year) with opportunity for extension. This position is based in Annapolis, Maryland.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and edit marine science curriculum (lesson plans that may include activities, labs, worksheets, answer keys, interactives and assessments) for middle and secondary school students and teachers, in accordance with the National Science Education Standards, Ocean Literary Principles, and Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Assist in managing and posting educational content to website.
  • Assist the Director of Education with ongoing education programs and seek opportunities to create new programs.
  • Promote education programs and broaden and expand reach of audience.
  • Ability to take scientific information and rewrite it so that the general public can understand it.
  • Teach a variety of audiences (eg. primary and secondary students, teachers, and general public).
  • Liaise with teachers, contractors, and educational partners.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Availability to work some weekends.
  • Passionate about ocean conservation and increasing ocean literacy. 

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology/Science, or a complementary field. Experience developing and writing curriculum.  At least two years experience in teaching in formal and information education at the secondary level preferred. Experience teaching marine ecosystems (eg. coral reefs, mangroves, and seagrass) is preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication is essential. Ability to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously is required. Candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines and have excellent organizational skills.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, three references, and a sample lesson plan by July 6, 2016 to jobs@lof.org. For questions, please contact us at jobs@lof.org

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

Compensation is commensurate with experience.