Environmental Education Instructor - Science Adventure School
| West Virginia University|
United States, West Virginia, Morgantown
|September 08, 2023|
is a 4-day, 3-night outdoor science school serving sixth grade students in West Virginia. Our goal is to integrate high quality, engaging, adventure sports-driven science and environmental curriculum with experiential education and student development. Environmental educators will play a crucial role in meeting that goal by teaching students in an outdoor classroom on a variety of inquiry-driven environmental education lessons and activities.
Compensation and Benefits:
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Time Commitment: Science Adventure School will begin staff training on August 13th. We expect that you will be available to work with us through and including November 7th with minimal time off throughout, except for a mandatory five days off near the middle of the programming season. Additional unpaid days off can be accommodated, if requested in advance.
Staff will be expected to work Monday-Friday with weekends off. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday will be "on-duty" nights where staff are expected to remain on-site at camp to assist with evening programming. Although sufficient breaks will be scheduled throughout the week, expect to be working long days with students Tuesday morning through Friday afternoon. Hours vary, but while students are on-site, days frequently start around 7:00 AM and end around 10:00 PM.
Well qualified applicants can expect to hear back from our team within seven days of application submission. For more information about SAS, visit our website at , especially the Staff FAQ page at . If you have questions, please feel welcome to email .
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