Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
Teacher Naturalist (Winter/Spring)
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Deadline to Apply:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 10:30pm
- Provide exceptional learning experiences to participants of all ages.
- Learn, demonstrate, and share conservation-minded habits.
- Maintain safety as the number one priority in all center activities.
- Teach and lead groups of program participants of any age both in the field and the classroom
- Actively participate in appropriate group briefing and debriefing meetings
- Participate in staff training/enrichment sessions for field staff and general ONSC staff training and information sessions
- Assist with the on-going development and refinement of current ONSC programs and the development of new programs as assigned
- Organize personal equipment and supplies in preparation for field science instruction duties, including, but not limited to, backpack supplies, hand-held radios, water bottles, etc.
- Provide logistical and supervisory support for ONSC programs and participants, including during ONSC meals, orientation of students and guests, maintenance of facilities and equipment
- Making presentations to interested groups, hosting and providing supplies and assistance for visiting groups and other duties as assigned
- Provide at all times for the safety of students and peers and other ONSC guests to the best of your ability.
- To be a professional representative of ONSC at all times
- Use knowledgeably, maintain and return at your departure, all teaching and safety equipment assigned
- Actively engage in self-improvement as a naturalist and informal science educator
- To maintain in an appropriate manner, staff housing provided for you during your time of employment at ONSC
- Maintain active communication with the Program Manager on issues of importance relating to programming and operations.
- BS/BA degree required. Degrees in environmental or natural science (i.e. biology, geology, environmental science, ecology) preferred.
- Passion for the ONSC mission and genuine appreciation for the natural world and conservation
- Demonstrated time management skills
- Great speaking and oral presentation skills
- Ability to hike long distances, over uneven terrain, in all seasons and varying weather conditions
- CPR & basic First Aid trained, Wilderness First Aid preferred.
- Ability to work as a team
- Desire to continually develop as both an educator and a naturalist
How to Apply:
Send you cover letter, resume and 3 references to:
Becky Olthof, Program Manager