Outdoor Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 11:45pm

Address:

North East, MD
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the safety of 20-40 children in an outdoor, sometimes remote setting.
  • Effectively teach students from various school districts MSDE approved curricula in environmental education, environmental science, character and outdoor education.
  • Participate in various camp maintenance activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Educators should have a bachelor’s degree in outdoor education, environmental or natural science, education, art, social studies language arts, or related fields.  Educators must love students and must be open to new teaching methods and practices.  Educators must be teachable.  Educators must be flexible, team players.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:   

Bachelor’s Degree in outdoor education, environmental or natural science, education, art, social studies language arts, or related fields preferred.  Teaching or other youth program experience preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Strong communication skills required, both verbal and written.  Must be an excellent communicator.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The job functions of this position require that educators be in the outdoors in all weather including but not limited to rain, snow sleet, high wind, cold, heat, and may be exposed to biting and/or stinging insects to include but not limited to ticks, chiggers, mosquitoes, flies and bees.  Extensive walking and standing is required of this position. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The work environment is primarily outdoors and educators may be exposed to all types of weather including but not limited to rain, snow sleet, high wind, cold, heat, and may be exposed to biting and/or stinging insects to include but not limited to ticks, chiggers, mosquitoes, flies and bees. 

How to Apply:

Send a resume with cover letter to northbayjobs@northbayadventure.org