Field Teacher - Naturalist - University of Rhode Island - Alton Jones

 

Job Description

Plan, teach, and lead outdoor lessons in Ecology (forest, wetland, wildlife, and winter ecology), Social Science (living history, archeology, farm life, early American history), Adventure (group building, low ropes, orienteering, outdoor skills), and Evening Programs (night hike, campfire, underground railroad, town meeting, etc.) to school students primarily in grades 4-8. Evening duties required (two to four nights per week).

Successful candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Bachelor’s Degree in environmental studies, education, science, or a related field, prior experience teaching children and/or leading outdoor environmental education programs preferred. Certifications in First Aid and CPR are required by the starting date. Experience with song leading, story telling, and/or addressing large groups is a plus.

Apply by: February 20 2018

Details

Camp/Organization: University of Rhode Island - Alton Jones (ACA Accredited)

Location: West Greenwich, RI

Type of Position: General Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $325-350/week

Requirements

Successful candidates will have: 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental studies, education, science, or a related field and prior experience teaching children and/or leading outdoor environmental education programs required. Certifications in First Aid and CPR are required by the starting date. 
  • Experience with song leading, story telling, and/or addressing large groups is a plus. 
  • Benefits include a private room (including breaks), housing with wireless internet, dining hall meals when students are in residence, some staff house food supplies, and free laundry room. 
  • Dates of Employment: Spring Season: February 12-June 8. 
  • Closing Date: When filled. 
  • To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, application form, and three references to John Jacques, Assistant Director, URI Environmental Education Center, 401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI 02817 (401) 874-8145.

Application

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Contact

John Jacques

401 Victory Highway
West Greenwich, Rhode Island 02817

4018748145

https://web.uri.edu/alton-jones-camp/schoolprograms/