The Program Instructor for the Jack Creek Preserve Educator Conservation Camp provides motivating hands-on experiential learning activities, uses the outdoors as the primary classroom, and uses research-based instructional strategies to facilitate the learning of the core curriculum and related subject areas. The goal is to equip educators with the knowledge, skills, methods, and resources to implement lessons learned at JCP with the students at their schools.
Job responsibilities include:
• Works in a team with all JCP staff to develop a curriculum.
• Works in a team with all JCP staff with a focus on delivering the curriculum and a positive learning experience to the participants.
• Applies knowledge and experience in curriculum and instruction in the delivery of JCP core curriculum content and related subject areas
• Applies a variety of instructional methods in teaching JCP content areas including cooperative learning and hands-on experiences.
• Applies knowledge of the local ecosystem and interesting facts, history of JCP, etc.
• Involves special guests (experts in their field) to address other elements of JCP core curriculum.
• Attests to the student’s completion of the course and requirements necessary for Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).
• Other duties may be assigned.
Minimum M.A. degree in biology, wildlife management, natural resource management, conservation, outdoor or environmental education, or related areas. Proven experience in outdoor education with the use of effective instructional strategies with adults and teens. To apply , please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references.