Outdoor Science Instructor – Oregon

Agency
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Location
Newport
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
63-75 per day
Start Date
02/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
03/01/2018
Website
http://www.omsi.edu/outdooredjobs
Description
Outdoor Science Instructor 20 Temporary Full-Time position Newport, and Fossil OR scheduled February through October 2018. Do you have a passion for teaching, the outdoors, and science? Join the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) team as an Outdoor Science Instructor and help inspire curiosity in an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for children across the northwest. You’ll be near the Newport coastline at the Costal Discovery Center-Camp Gray and experience Oregon’s tallest lighthouse (Yaquina Head Lighthouse), an up-close look at globally significant paleontology and crystal-clear water. As an Outdoor Science Instructor, you’ll participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science, technology and design, and weave a thriving innovation district into the fabric of Portland, that spreads opportunities across the Northwest. What you’ll do:  Teach concept-based, natural science curriculum, utilizing a mix of outdoor and classroom settings for students K-12, as well as adult learners.  Prepare daily lesson plans, and maintain equipment and teaching supplies for the program.  Lead summer programs onsite, travelling or both. This includes driving a van, bus, teaching, dispensing medication, preparing meals, and campsite set up/breakdown. What you’ll need: Minimum 9 months working as an instructor for a residential outdoor education program.  Working knowledge of the concepts in natural history and ecology.  Combination of experience and education equivalent to Bachelor's Degree.  Oregon Food Handlers Card (training is available during non-working days at employee’s expense).  Current CPR for professional rescuer.  Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, and American Camp Association (ACA) background checks. Compensation Package:  Day rate between $63 - $75, depending on experience.  Competitive health benefits.  Paid Oregon Sick Time.  Onsite living available, including shared staff quarters. Want to join the OMSI team? Please visit http://www.omsi.edu/outdooredjobs to learn about the position and apply! https://omsi.applicantpool.com/jobs/184245.html OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualifications
Minimum 9 months working as an instructor for a residential outdoor education program.  Working knowledge of the concepts in natural history and ecology.  Combination of experience and education equivalent to Bachelor's Degree.  Oregon Food Handlers Card (training is available during non-working days at employee’s expense).  Current CPR for professional rescuer.  Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, and American Camp Association (ACA) background checks
Contact Person
OMSI
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