Outdoor Science Instructor – Remote
$15.00 – $16.00 per hour
Scheduled to work 30 – 35 hours per week; February 2021 – June 2021
Our Mission: Inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.
OMSI Outdoor Science Instructors are a passionate team of educators and learners committed to providing transformative concept-based outdoor science education experiences. Using our curricula, instructors plan and lead lessons that are student-centered and place-based for all ages. This unique digital position offers the opportunity to learn and share about the Pacific Northwest. In joining the OMSI team, you also participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science and technology that spreads educational opportunities across the Northwest.
• Teach concept-based, natural science curriculum, utilizing a mix of synchronized and asynchronized online application for students K-12, as well as adult learners.
• Prepare daily lesson plans.
• Recognize, mitigate, and respond to hazards to ensure a health and safe program for all participants.
• Actively integrate diversity, equity, access and inclusion in all areas.
• Competitive health benefits.
• Free OMSI annual membership
• Reciprocal Employee Attractions Pass – Valid for two free general admissions to 25 Oregon attractions.
• Working knowledge of the concepts of Natural History and Ecology.
• Prior classroom, enrichment, or youth engagement experience.
• Demonstrated ability to pivot between individual and team work.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite products.
• Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check and reference checks.
About Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
OMSI, a non-profit museum in Portland, OR, is a center of excellence in science teaching and learning and a valued destination for the community. Founded in 1944, OMSI is ranked as one of the nation's top ten science museums and a world-class tourist attraction and educational resource that reaches one million people each year. We are proud to be the largest museum-based outdoor education program in the country.