Organization: Sierra Nevada Journeys
Job Type: Full-Time, Seasonal
Location: Portola, California
Salary: $110-115/day, plus off-site housing and meals
Full-time seasonal position from February to November 2024, and with the opportunity to renew your contract for the next season. Earn $110 - $115 per day + addl. pay for certifications; including off-site housing and workday meals. Instructors deliver residential, one-to-five-day outdoor science educational programs primarily serving fifth and sixth grades from regional elementary and middle schools. All of our lessons are hands-on science and collaborative problem-solving with a focus on critical thinking, exploration, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating a group of 12–15 students throughout their program, including facilitating large group activities, leading meals and working evening programs. All lessons are written according to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and we train our staff using the University of California at Berkeley’s BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning & Expertise Sharing) teaching techniques and pedagogy. We are looking for Instructors who have experience teaching youth of color from communities of low income.
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Closing Date: Is open until filled.