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Environmental Educator

Laconia NH

Full-Time/Year-round

Summary: Responsible for implementing environmental education programs through our off-site Naturalist-in-the-Classroom programs at three local elementary schools (with occasional field trips from those schools to Prescott Farm), work as a camp instructor during our WildQuest winter, spring and summer day camps and plan/teach on-site seasonal public programs. This is a full-time year-round position and includes working one weekend day per week (except during camp).

 

Responsibilities:

Implement Naturalist-in-the-Classroom programs including maintaining necessary annual paperwork, providing resources for teachers, modeling place-based and inquiry learning through teaching, assisting schools with correlating curriculum to NH Frameworks, keeping records of time spent on programs

Work with Education Staff to plan, implement and evaluate public programs (workshops, walks, etc.) on-site at Prescott Farm

Plan activities and lead groups of campers during February, April and Summer vacation camps

Take care of existing education program materials, supplies and equipment as well as the development of new ones as needed

Participate in weekly PFEEC staff meetings

Other duties as assigned

 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree minimum – Master’s Degree preferred in environmental education, education or related field

Experience in environmental educational program planning, development and implementation

Experience working with people of all ages in an outdoor environmental education setting

Areas of expertise may include ecology, natural history, gardening/farming, and/or farm animal care

Ability to lead groups of children and adults in outdoor program settings including moderate level hiking/snowshoeing

Creative and enthusiastic communication/presentation skills

Flexibility to work one weekend day/week

Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

First Aid & CPR certification

Familiarity with Microsoft Office software

Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Must pass a criminal background check.

 

Status: Full-time (35 hours/week), year-round position; increases to 36-40 hours/week during summer camp.

Performance: Performance will be evaluated annually based on position requirements as described above, as well as feedback from program participants.

Benefits: Health insurance, retirement plan, life insurance and Long Term Disability Income insurance, paid holidays and vacation.

Wage: TBD

Reports to: Education Director

 

To Apply: Please send letter of interest, resume, and three references via e-mail to Sarah Dunham-Miliotis, Education Director, at sdunham@prescottfarm.org with the subject line ‘ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR.’ No phone calls, please.  Please reference where you saw this posting.

Posted October 6, 2017



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