Work Dates: Mid-February to May 2022
Location: Summerton, South Carolina
Teaching Kids about the Environment (K.A.T.E.): Located on Lake Marion in the Midlands, KATE explores how natural environments function, and particularly, how human beings can manage behavior and ecosystems to live sustainably. Students will conduct scientific studies of the interrelated patterns, processes, flora, fauna and ecosystems in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Activities include aquatic ecology, forestry studies, soil science, wildlife ecology, team building, a climbing tower, high ropes courses, archery, canoeing, birding and more.
• Regularly teach at least two curriculum components in the field study programs
• 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.
Twice a month pay of $600-$650 plus room, board, and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.
• BA or BS in Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education, Marine Science, or Wildlife Biology.
• Must have the 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
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