Now Hiring Part-Time Earth Educators (Day Program)

PART-TIME EARTH EDUCATOR (DAY PROGRAM)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach 4th grade students in a science curriculum-based program outdoors
  • Manage behaviors in full-class as well as smaller groups
  • Mealtime duties
  • Special projects and light maintenance of the facility
  • Daily set-up and clean-up (some heavy lifting – on and off a boardwalk)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND ANTICIPATED DATES:

  • Programs scheduled during the 2018-2019 school year (anticipate end of August through March).
  • Fourth grade program (EarthkeepersTM) is three days/zero nights at Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve on the West Bank.
  • Approximately 20 sessions anticipated for 2018-2019 school year.
  • Training will occur from August 27, 2018 through the end of September.
  • The first week will be paid, overnight, all-staff training. Overnight attendance for this week of training, Mon-Fri. is mandatory for all Earth Educator positions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong commitment to children and learning
  • Experience with teaching children
  • Able to work in outdoor environments (variety of weather conditions)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Performance/acting skills a plus
  • Must have a car

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Part-time EarthkeepersTM (4th grade program) salary is paid on a per day basis which begins at $75 per day during training and increases to $93 per day with the first program.

  • The opportunity to teach in an informal setting at a 1 to 5 ratio of adults to kids
  • The chance to learn from and become proficient with an innovative and effective model for teaching and managing kids
  • Learning the dynamics of community building among staff and participants at programs
  • Sharing your enjoyment of the out-of-doors with others
  • Working with a team of dedicated earth educators
  • Interacting with students and adults from diverse backgrounds
  • Red Cross CPR and 1st Aid Training

DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: Start date:  August 27, 2018   

TO APPLY:

First read:   T.R.E.E. Programs: A Commitment to Quality Education and

So, You Want to Work for T.R.E.E.’s Day Program

Then email cover letter and your resume to Sue Brown at employment@treetalk.org, with subject line Part-Time Earthkeepers Position, through July 31.  All resumes will be reviewed at that time and personal interviews will be scheduled for mid-August.

T.R.E.E. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in employment or in its programs or activities.

 

 

You will learn and have fun at the same time.

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a three-day/two-night Outdoor Classroom residential program for seventh grade