Field Study Instructor/Naturalist-South Carolina

Agency
Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute
Location
Sunset, SC
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$15830.00
Start Date
03/05/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/19/2018
Website
http://www.ylifieldstudy.com
Description
The program combines a unique opportunity to work in varied curriculums and educate children in forestry/mountain ecology. Exploration Hannon teaches students how to determine if a new plot of land is acceptable for human life. From hiking to the waterfall to learn about mountain and aquatic ecology to stream mapping and a zip line canopy tour, this program uses exciting activities to enable children to learn by participating in hands-on activities. Exploration Hannon takes you through an experience that will last you a lifetime. Principle Duties: • Regularly teach at least two curriculum components in the program • Develop and teach at least one elective component relating to some environmental issue or personal interest. • 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 Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education, or related field is preferred. • Must have 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. Dates: 3/5/2018 to early May Pay also includes housing, food (when there are groups) and sickness/accidental insurance. EOE
Contact Person
Candice Heatherly
Contact eMail
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