Now Hiring Full-time Assistant Coordinator (Overnight Programs)

FULL-TIME SUNSHIP ASSISTANT COORDINATOR AND EARTH EDUCATOR (Overnight Programs)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

On-Site programs:

  • Teach 5th and 7th graders in an overnight science curriculum-based program outdoors.
  • Manage behaviors in full-class as well as smaller groups

School communication:

  • Establish rapport with schools
  • Communicate with teachers, principals, parents, and students
  • Develop schedules with schools and buses
  • Teacher prep
  • Oversee data collection and entry

Long-term/Staff related:

  • Assist with hiring and training staff
  • Supervise staff
  • Coordinate site and props

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND ANTICIPATED DATES:

Programs scheduled during the 2018-2019 school year (anticipate October through April).  Training held from end of August through September.

Fifth grade program (Sunship EarthTM) is 5 days/4 nights (Friday through Tuesday) at T.R.E.E.’s overnight facility on the Northshore (Covington, LA).   Approximately 7 sessions anticipated October through December 2018.

Seventh grade program (Sunship IIITM) is 3 days/2 nights (weekdays) at T.R.E.E.’s overnight facility on the Northshore (Covington, LA).  Approximately 8 sessions anticipated January through April 2019.

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 and experience with children and learning
  • Understanding of performance/acting skills related to learning
  • Desire to be outdoors
  • Enthusiastic and engaging
  • Organized – with an attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Able to prioritize well
  • Balanced judgment
  • Experience with educators
  • Confident in meetings with principals and school decision makers
  • Relationship builder
  • Able to use shared computer system
  • Curious about all facets of organization
  • Must have a car

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Full-time Sunship Coordinator position will be 9 months (August 27. 2018 – May 31, 2019 because of hiring date) with a salary range of $27,000 – $31,000 depending on experience. 

  • The opportunity to teach a solid science curriculum in an informal setting at a 1 to 4 ration of adults to students.
  • The chance to learn from and become proficient with an innovative and effective model for teaching and managing students.
  • Learning the dynamics of community building among staff, teachers, parents and schools.
  • Sharing your enjoyment of the out-of-doors with others
  • Working with a team of dedicated earth educators as well as school educators
  • Interacting with students and adults from diverse backgrounds
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Mileage reimbursement

DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

Anticipated 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. at our Overnight Programs

Then email cover letter and your resume to Sue Brown at employment@treetalk.org, with subject line Full-Time Sunship Coordinator 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.

 

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a five-day/four-night Outdoor Classroom residential program for fifth grade
Sunship 3Sunship III
a three-day/two-night Outdoor Classroom residential program for seventh grade