The Science Educator is responsible for helping to deliver all VINS School Programs, including
Small Wonders, ELF Science and Science Symposium lessons.
KEY ELEMENTS OF THIS POSITION INCLUDE:
Delivering high quality inquiry science lessons to students and their teachers; designing lessons and curriculum to meet the Next Generation Science Standards;
reaching out to area schools to support ongoing partnerships; supporting the Director of the Center for Environmental Education in ongoing evaluation and improvement of program, curricula and materials.
VINS School Programs are designed for students in pre-K through 8th grade and their teachers.
VINS education programs are designed for all audiences. In addition to our public programs at the
Nature Center, we serve communities throughout northern New England. Job location is in Quechee,
Vermont at the VINS Nature Center with travel to other program sites as required.
Science Educator Duties:
• Develop and teach high quality inquiry science units to students and teachers in local schools
through the VINS School Program
• Reach out to area schools to support ongoing partnerships, promote VINS School Programs
and recruit new schools
• Support the Director of the Center for Environmental Education in ongoing evaluation
and improvement of the VINS School Program
• Update, prepare, maintain and distribute VINS’ collection of teaching kits and materials
• Develop and teach lessons and activities for VINS education programs such as Discovery Sundays
and Field Trips to the Nature Center
• Work a varied schedule that may include evenings and weekends
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College is seeking a full-time director for its environmental education outreach programs to begin by July 1, 2016. The director leads the environmental education outreach programs at Merry Lea and in regional communities. Responsibilities focus on leading a team that delivers programs with PreK-12 students and the general public. This includes oversight of program and curriculum development, program delivery, modeling PreK-12 teaching, and overseeing the graduate student practicum.
Are you a science educator looking for a great way to spend your summer? Join us!
The JCCSF Summer Camps is now hiring an energetic, excited Science Specialist for its 1st and 2nd grade science-based camps! The science specialist is will be responsible for creating, organizing, and implementing day camp experiences for 9 one-week sessions of camp. Position is flexible for full or half-day employment.
The specialist will be responsible for creating the curriculum for three different themes:
Silly Science – Campers discover the wonders of science, making volcanoes erupt and motors roar, getting their hands dirty and testing scientific theories in the lab.
Design & Build -Campers investigate physics, architecture and engineering, using building sets, clay and recycled materials to build their own structures.
Nature Navigators – Campers investigate the ecology and wildlife of the Bay through daily hikes, science experiments and journal observations
Staff Orientation and planning time: May 31 – June 3
Instructors in the Outdoor Environmental Education Program at YMCA Camp Colman work to create an inclusive, low-risk environment in which individuals are empowered to discover their unique talents and strengths and encouraged to share those with their peers, their community and the environment. Instructors teach a diverse student population in a variety of classes focused in Challenge Education, Environmental Sciences and Outdoor Skills. In addition to facilitating programming for our residential students and weekend groups, instructors also have opportunities for professional development through creating passion projects, working in our organic garden, writing curriculum, feeding the animals at our Marine Center and participating in trainings for various industry certifications. Members of our community wear many hats including cleaning and maintenance and have the privilege of modeling responsibility, respect, honesty and caring in our day to day tasks. Instructors receive a daily stipend (DOE) in addition to room and board in communal housing located on our beautiful 110 acre forested, beach-front property located on the Puget Sound. Instructors begin mid-August 2016 and commit through mid-November 2016.
How to Apply:
Please email Nicky Crummett at email@example.com with your resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!
Instructors receive a daily stipend (DOE) in addition to room and board in communal housing located on our beautiful 110 acre forested, beach-front property located on the Puget Sound.
The Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center (OEC) at Antioch College is seeking a Director. This Outdoor Education Center Director is responsible for the direction, management, and coordination of programs at the OEC, including residential Outdoor School, summer Ecocamp, a naturalist training program, and a student scholarship program. In collaboration with the Glen Helen Ecology Institute Executive Director, the Outdoor Education Center Director provides oversight of the facilities of the OEC, and engages in long-range planning and visioning for the center.
The Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center (OEC) is the Midwest’s original environmental learning facility. It is located within Glen Helen, a 1000-acre preserve owned by Antioch College. The OEC welcomes nearly 3000 schoolchildren each year, and also provides a training program for naturalist and administrative interns. The OEC is adjacent to the Glen Helen Raptor Center, which provides education programs and rehabilitation for birds of prey.
Listed below is the job description for the position. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic applications are preferred. If direct mail is required, please send documents to Antioch College, Office of Human Resources, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled. This position is not eligible for relocation reimbursement.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (RESPONSIBILITIES) OF THE POSITION:
Market programs and recruit schools for the academic year.
Recruit, train, mentor, supervise, and evaluate 13 interns, including naturalist teaching interns and administrative interns.
Supervise and evaluate OEC permanent staff, including the Assistant Director, Food Service Manager, and the Business Manager.
Manage the OEC budget to ensure that financial and revenue goals are met.
Pursue grants and other funding sources in support of OEC programs.
Develop, administer, and evaluate educational programs and curriculum.
Manage day-to-day responsibilities consistent with Glen Helen long-range goals.
Develop and coordinate training for Naturalist interns.
Maintain positive environmental practices in the OEC’s programs, and ensure a high standard of environmental practices in general operations.
Work with maintenance staff to ensure that the OEC facility needs are addressed.
Work collaboratively with the other programs of the Glen Helen Ecology Institute.
A Naturalist Internship will provide the opportunity to gain invaluable, professional development and real-world experiences at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park (MBSP).
MBSP, Palm Beach County’s only state park, is situated on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and the Lake Worth Lagoon. The Park is made up of 438 acres of pristine coastal land and contains four different communities or habitats including seven species of plants and twenty-two species of animals on the endangered or threatened list. MacArthur Beach is truly an “Island in Time.”
The Naturalist Intern will gain experience in:
– Implementing Natural Science Education Programs to 1st -12th grade students
– Curriculum writing and development
– Public speaking and Leadership
– Volunteer engagement
– Animal care (educational exhibit fish, sea turtles, reptiles)
The Naturalist Intern will develop an extensive knowledge of:
– Local flora/fauna
– The ecosystems of MBSP
– Florida Park Service
State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and MBSP regulations, procedures and policies will be followed and enforced.
Summary of Essential Position Functions:
Reports to the Director of Education (DOE) for all duties assigned
We have an amazing position opening for the WILD (Wilderness Inner-city Leadership Development) Program Manager for InterIm Community Development Association.
I will be leaving job as the WILD Program Manager for InterIm CDA as of May 1, 2016. If you know any solid alumni ready for a management level position, I would love your help finding a talented leader to carry on our nearly 20 year legacy of Environmental Justice Youth Programming for the API community at WILD. We are particularly looking for those with a strong background in youth development (and familiarity with YPQI standards), environmental & social justice, curriculum development, partnership management, community organizing, supervisory experience and experience within Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities. This is ideally for someone that has a minimum of 3-4 years of related work experience.