We are seeking part-time teacher-naturalists at four of our centers: Center at Fairfield, Milford Point Coastal Center, Center at Glastonbury and Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center in Old Lyme.
The principal role of this position is to teach CAS education programs, working closely with the Lead Educator/Education Manager of each center. Teacher-Naturalists report to the center’s director.
Science in Nature and Non-School Education Programs
Implement Connecticut Audubon Society’s programs including their K-12 education program, Science in Nature, as well as adult, family and youth programs
Ensure all programs are conducted according to CAS guidelines
Ensure all program materials are organized, are in sufficient supply
Participate in education-related trainings and attend statewide education meetings as requested by Director of Education
Bachelor’s degree in education, science, or related field
Minimum of 1 year teaching experience in formal and/or informal settings with a variety of audiences
Proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft and cloud-based software programs
Understanding of pedagogical processes, particularly with regard to environmental education
Proven skills teaching in formal and informal settings to a variety of audiences
Physical capability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends as needed
Hourly rate of $12-$15 based on experience.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Eckman, Director of Education, at email@example.com.