Marine Science Instructor

Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute

Awendaw, South Carolina

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details 550-600 twice a month plus room, board, and sickness/accidental insurance
Deadline Sep 01, 2019

Expedition Sewee: Located on the coast north of Charleston. This program offers an unforgettable study of coastal ecosystems; how they function, what they provide and why they’re important to preserve. Students and teachers will explore beaches, salt marshes, landforms and cultural resources of the Low Country.  Surrounded by the Francis Marion National Forest and the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, Expedition Sewee is perfectly staged to give students an up-close look at plant and animal interactions in the natural world. Activities include salt marsh studies, a barrier island beach study, boat rides, birding, crabbing, cast netting, games and more.  (Must have Marine Science degree or experience.)  

Principle Duties:

  • Regularly teach at least two curriculum components in the field study programs
  • Lead students in daily program activities (wake-up, flagpole, meals, canteen, and campfire).
  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
  • Assist with routine clean up and set up of program areas.
  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved with activities.
  • Facilitate groups utilizing adventure activities.

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Marine Science or Marine Biology
  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of energy.
  • Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands on” teaching methods.
  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective.
  • Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors.
  • Must be willing to work long hours.

Pay Scale: Twice a month pay of $550-$600 plus room, board, and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Website: https://expeditionsewee.com/

HOW TO APPLY

Contact:  Send resumes to Candice Heatherly at ceharpe@clemson.edu  

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