Multi-Campus Environmental Science Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 5:00pm

Address:

Triangle, VA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Other

Job Description:

ABOUT NATUREBRIDGE

Founded in 1971, NatureBridge provides environmental science programs for students in the world’s best classrooms—our national parks. Our mission is to foster environmental literacy to sustain our planet. Our programs do so by exposing students to the wonder and science of nature and inspiring the stewards of tomorrow. As the largest residential education partner of the National Park Service, NatureBridge serves more than 30,000 students and their teachers each year and offers programs in seven national parks. For more information, visit: naturebridge.org

SUMMARY

For a complete job description, please visit: https://naturebridge.org/sites/default/files/MAREGOGAMulti-CampusEnvironmentalScienceEducator.pdf

This is a multi-campus Environmental Science Educator position beginning in April 2017, ending in November 2017. Selected applicants will work the spring season at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia, transfer to the Golden Gate campus in California for the summer, then return to Prince William Forest Park for the fall season. This is an ideal position for applicants wishing to expand their knowledge and skill set, work and live in two culturally and ecologically different places, and gain experience with one of the most well respected outdoor education organizations in the country. Compensation includes housing, some meals, financial assistance in transferring campuses, and benefits.

NatureBridge environmental science educators are skilled professionals with significant post-undergraduate experience and training in environmental education content, curricula, and pedagogy. At Prince William Forest Park, educators teach 3-day, hands-on outdoor science education programs to students from Virginia and Washington DC. At Golden Gate Coastal Camp, educators teach 5-day day camp sessions combining marine and coastal ecology themes with hands-on educational activities and games.

Position Start Date:

Monday, April 3, 2017

How to Apply:

A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter describing why you want to work for NatureBridge at Prince William Forest Park and Golden Gate Coastal Camp
  • Your current resume
  • Contact information for three references

When your materials are complete, please apply using the online application form at: https://naturebridge.org/environmental-science-educator-application-prince-william

Please direct questions to midatlanticsearch@naturebridge.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may not be able to respond to all inquiries. HIRING IS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL ALL POSITIONS ARE FILLED- APPLY NOW!

For applicants with limited computer access, please mail in your materials to:

NatureBridge Golden Gate - Coastal Camp
Attn: Pete Demyanovich
1033 Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965

Contact Name:

Rae Parks

Contact Email:

midatlanticsearch@naturebridge.org