Job Opportunity: Seasonal Science School Instructor – Alabama 4-H Science School (Deadline: 08/03/15)

Alabama 4H Science School LogoJob Title: Seasonal Science School Instructor
Company: Alabama 4-H Science School
Location: Columbiana, AL
Website: http://www.aces.edu/4-H-youth/4H-Center/crss/index.php
Salary: $290/ week Application
Deadline: August 3rd
Apply to:
davislg@aces.edu
Job Type: Paid Job

Located on the property of the Alabama 4-H Center, the Alabama 4-H Science School provides hands-on, educational experiences that connect people of all ages to the natural world and each other, while fostering respect and understanding for the environment. Seasonal Instructors facilitate a wide range of environmental, outdoor and experiential education programs, including lake ecology, herpetology, canoeing, team building, climbing wall and challenge course. Instructors will spend the majority of their time teaching, but also assist in program development/updates, outreach, animal husbandry/training (with raptors, reptiles and amphibians), and materials/area maintenance.

Benefits include a salary of $290/week (paid monthly), fully furnished staff housing, meals when the dining room is in service, and an extensive staff educational training program, including animal care, Alabama Boating license online course reimbursement, and certification in CPR/first aid. Having a car to help get to work on colder/rainy days as well as for use to explore the great state in down time is preferred. Applicants must have a college degree in education, environmental education, outdoor education natural science, recreation or an outdoor-related field, a genuine interest in children and teaching, positive attitude, outgoing personality, well-developed communication skills and leadership abilities, the ability to pass a criminal background check, and 1-2 seasons previous experience in the field is preferred. Positions are available now for the Fall of 2015 from August 24th to December 18th. Preference is given to those who can make a 2+ season commitment. To begin the application process, email your resume and 3 professional references to Luci Davis.

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