KEYSTONE SCIENCE SCHOOL – KEYSTONE, CO
$3,120.00 – $3,525.60 Salary/month
Fall Program Instructors work from August through September/October and facilitate overnight outdoor education field trips during the school year and overnight camp and adventure programs in the summer.
During the school year the Seasonal Program Instructor is responsible for teaching the wide variety of curricula options offered by KSS. Seasonal Program Instructors will lead groups of up to 13 students in outdoor education programs including environmental science and community building curriculum. Program Instructors are responsible for lesson planning and organizing curriculum for each program. They are also responsible for the facilitation of meals, evening programs, and the completion of manual labor tasks on a rotating basis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Supervise and teach a group of up to 13 K-12 students on their own
*Plan, prepare, and teach grade appropriate environmental education curricula
*Facilitate team building, leadership, and social emotional learning activities
*Program facilitation includes support staff duties such as teaching evening programs, campus cleaning, meal set-up and clean-up and on-call responsibilities
*Supervise and maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies in all activities
*Attend and help facilitate all staff meetings and trainings as assigned
*Facilitate and provide support for a wide variety of KSS programs and activities
*Drive a 15-passenger van and successfully complete Van Driver Training
*Abide by and uphold the policies and procedures set forth by KSS
*Other duties as assigned
Required Education, Experience, and Certifications
*Bachelor's or Associate's degree
*Minimum of 6 months of experience teaching students in an outdoor or classroom setting
*Current Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR certifications minimum
*Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) required for Summer Adventure programs
*Age 21+ with a minimum of 5 years driving experience, excellent driving record, and a valid driver's license
*Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check
*Ability to communicate verbally and teach in Spanish
*Wilderness First Responder Certification
*Bachelors or higher degree in a related field such recreation, education, or a subject in the human services field
*Proficiency with Google Drive and CampSite camp management software
*Previous employment experience at Keystone Science School
About Keystone Science School
At Keystone Science School, we believe that the power of inspiring curiosity and critical thinking, through the lens of science, changes lives and strengthens communities. We create future leaders who can problem solve and work together in an ever-evolving world and workplace environment.
Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Keystone Science School’s historic campus serves as base camp for our diverse suite of inquiry-based learning programs. We combine hands-on science education with outdoor adventure to create engaging experiences for our students. At KSS, we change lives, we bring fun and laughter to everything we do, we care about each other and those we serve, we strive for excellence, we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits, and we are committed to serving students from diverse backgrounds. We’re proud to be Summit County’s #1 Best Non-Profit and #2 Best Place to Work (2019)! Visit KeystoneScienceSchool.org to learn more!