Outdoor Science Instructor-Newport OR
Temporary Full-Time position near Newport, OR scheduled February through October 2018.
Do you have a passion for teaching, the outdoors, and science? Join the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) team as an Outdoor Science Instructor and help inspire curiosity in an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for children across the northwest. You’ll be near the Newport coastline at the Costal Discovery Center-Camp Gray and experience Oregon’s tallest lighthouse (Yaquina Head Lighthouse), an up-close look at globally significant paleontology and crystal-clear water. As an Outdoor Science Instructor, you’ll participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science, technology and design, and weave a thriving innovation district into the fabric of Portland, that spreads opportunities across the Northwest.
What you’ll do:
- Teach concept-based, natural science curriculum, utilizing a mix of outdoor and classroom settings for students K-12, as well as adult learners.
- Prepare daily lesson plans, and maintain equipment and teaching supplies for the program.
- Lead summer programs onsite, travelling or both. This includes driving a van, bus, teaching, dispensing medication, preparing meals, and campsite set up/breakdown.
What you’ll need:
- Minimum 9 months working as an instructor for a residential outdoor education program.
- Working knowledge of the concepts in natural history and ecology.
- Combination of experience and education equivalent to Bachelor's Degree.
- Oregon Food Handlers Card (training is available during non-working days at employee’s expense).
- Current CPR for professional rescuer.
- Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, and American Camp Association (ACA) background checks.
- Compensation Package:
- Day rate between $63 - $75, depending on experience.
- Competitive health benefits.
- Paid Oregon Sick Time.
- Onsite living available, including shared staff quarters.
Want to join the OMSI team? Please visit http://www.omsi.edu/outdooredjobs to learn about the position and apply! https://omsi.applicantpool.com/jobs/184245.html
OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.