On-Call Educator (Hudson Valley, New York)

Agency
The Ashokan Center
Location
Olivebridge, NY
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$15 per hour
Start Date
02/07/2022
Last Date to Apply
01/31/2022
Website
https://ashokancenter.org/outdoor-education-team-member/
Description
The Ashokan Center seeks positive, communicative individuals who thrive in a collaborative work environment. Applicants must have experience working with children and a passion for nature, history, music, and art. Specialized knowledge of local ecology, climate & sustainability, 18th & 19th Century crafts and NY history, music and art are strongly desirable. We are seeking on-call and full time staff for the 2022 season. On-call educators may be called upon Monday – Friday and some weekends, late January through June. Educators may also continue working at the Ashokan Center in the fall. Responsibilities -Teach a variety of inquiry-based classes such as living history, forest and aquatic ecology, team building, sustainability, music, art, and traditional colonial-era crafts -Lead large and small group activities -Assist with maintenance and cleaning -Participate in ongoing professional development and program assessment -Perform other tasks as determined by the education team Employee Benefits -Meals during program days -Paid training sessions for all curricular areas, organizational systems, staff expectations, safety and emergency response -Access to our 385 acre preserve -Free admission to all Ashokan festivals, concerts, and lectures Position Requirements -A college degree in one of the following disciplines is preferred: environmental science, adventure/outdoor education, natural history, history, music and art. A background in more than one area is a plus! -Teaching experience working in educational/interpretive settings with elementary/middle school students -First aid certification is preferred -The Ashokan Center is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. HOW TO APPLY To apply, please go to this link to submit your resume and cover letter: https://ashokancenter.org/outdoor-education-team-member/
Qualifications
Position Requirements -A college degree in one of the following disciplines is preferred: environmental science, adventure/outdoor education, natural history, history, music and art. A background in more than one area is a plus! -Teaching experience working in educational/interpretive settings with elementary/middle school students -First aid certification is preferred -The Ashokan Center is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Contact Person
The Ashokan Center Education Team
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