Environmental Educator

Nature's Classroom Institute

Pescadero, California

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $375/week; Accommodation provided. Meals provided during programming.
Deadline Jan 10, 2022
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Environmental Educator Position for Nature’s Classroom Institute 

This unique opportunity involves teaching throughout the 2022 spring semester. We are hiring multiple Environmental Educators in Texas, California, Florida and Wisconsin. 

Nature’s Classroom Institute (NCI) is a non-profit outdoor environmental education organization providing innovative, multidisciplinary instruction to students in 1st through 8th grade. We implement many effective and diverse  

3-day and 5-day programs to our local community schools. We are currently seeking college graduates with a strong commitment to children and the environment to join our team and teach in a supportive and energetic program. 

  • Develop your skills as a teacher and naturalist under the guidance of experienced NCI staff. 
  • Choose lesson topics based upon your own personal interests and educational background.   
  • Teach on a 1:12 ratio in multiple natural settings. 
  • Develop your own curriculum or adapt any of the hundreds of lessons from the NCI Handbook to suit your own instructional style. 
  • Facilitate teambuilding initiatives and low-ropes challenges. 
  • Participate in group activities such as cultural and historical simulations, character development programs, and land stewardship projects. 
  • Take the opportunity to become part of a supportive, diverse community. Our environmental educators come from across the United States and around the world! 

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; strong commitment to children and the environment; creativity; adaptability; interest in motivational learning, community awareness, and conservation of natural resources; CPR/First-Aid Certified; Proof of vaccination for Covid-19. 

Contract Date: Spring season (January through May)  

Please send resume and cover letter to Britta Wood at Britta@discoverNCI.org. Make sure to include preferred location of employment.  Interviews will take place via Zoom until positions are filled. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter to Britta Wood at Britta@discoverNCI.org. Make sure to include preferred location of employment.  Interviews will take place via Zoom until positions are filled. 

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