Outdoor Science Instructor, Naturalist - Outdoor Science School at Santa Cruz County Office Of Education | EDJOIN

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Outdoor Science Instructor, Naturalist - Outdoor Science School at Santa Cruz County Office Of Education

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Job Information

Date Posted: 6/23/2021 Application Deadline: 2/28/2022 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: Position begins September and continues until early June.
Salary: Starting Naturalist pay is $21.42/hour with an increase each year up to six years. Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Heather MacDougall Molloy Email: hmolloy@santacruzcoe.org
Phone: (831) 466-5715

Job Summary

Job Summary

Under general direction, conduct an activity oriented, interdisciplinary curriculum in science field study to diverse fifth and sixth grade students in a camp setting; also train, supervise and evaluate high school Cabin Leaders and conduct evening activities.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Three years of related experience teaching and/or working with youth in the outdoors. BA/BS preferred but not required Bilingual educators are highly encouraged to apply License or Certificate: Valid and current First Aid (minimum is WFA) and CPR. WFA can be obtained after an individual is hired, before beginning work. SALARY/BENEFITS: - Salaries start $21.42/hour with an increase each year up to six years. - 5% stipend for fluent Spanish speakers who pass the Bilingual Assessment - Single only dental and vision benefits - Lunch during the work week is provided. Room and board are not provided. - The naturalist position is a Classified Temporary position. Sick days are accrued. Holiday pay is not available

Position begins in September, 2021 (or ASAP thereafter) and continues until early June 2022 with Thanksgiving and winter breaks in between, for approximately 145 work days during the school year. Instructors have the opportunity to continue with the program in subsequent school years, indefinitely. • The majority of work weeks are four-day: Tuesday – Friday with a few Monday – Thursday weeks, and a few five day weeks. Overtime (equivalent to 1.5 hours of pay per hour) is paid after 40 hours of work in one week. • In a typical, 32 hour work week: • Tuesday = 8am – 5pm (8 hours) • Wednesday = 8:30am – 9pm with breaks in between (10-12 hours) • Thursday = 8:30am – 5pm with breaks in between (6-8 hours) • Friday = 8am – 2pm (6 hours) • Occasionally instructors are asked to rotate into an overnight role for one week. This shift is from 4:15pm – 9:30am on the following day.

Three years of related experience teaching and/or working with youth in the outdoors. BA/BS preferred but not required Bilingual educators are highly encouraged to apply License or Certificate: Valid and current First Aid (minimum is WFA) and CPR. WFA can be obtained after an individual is hired, before beginning work. SALARY/BENEFITS: - Salaries start $21.42/hour with an increase each year up to six years. - 5% stipend for fluent Spanish speakers who pass the Bilingual Assessment - Single only dental and vision benefits - Lunch during the work week is provided. Room and board are not provided. - The naturalist position is a Classified Temporary position. Sick days are accrued. Holiday pay is not available

Position begins in September, 2021 (or ASAP thereafter) and continues until early June 2022 with Thanksgiving and winter breaks in between, for approximately 145 work days during the school year. Instructors have the opportunity to continue with the program in subsequent school years, indefinitely. • The majority of work weeks are four-day: Tuesday – Friday with a few Monday – Thursday weeks, and a few five day weeks. Overtime (equivalent to 1.5 hours of pay per hour) is paid after 40 hours of work in one week. • In a typical, 32 hour work week: • Tuesday = 8am – 5pm (8 hours) • Wednesday = 8:30am – 9pm with breaks in between (10-12 hours) • Thursday = 8:30am – 5pm with breaks in between (6-8 hours) • Friday = 8am – 2pm (6 hours) • Occasionally instructors are asked to rotate into an overnight role for one week. This shift is from 4:15pm – 9:30am on the following day.

      Comments and Other Information

      Work Atmosphere Requirements • Workplace atmosphere is fast-paced with high pressure. • The employee may be exposed to a variety of conditions, which may include rain, hail, sleet, and high winds for days at a time. • Occasionally the employee may be required to go the Santa Cruz County Office of Education located in Santa Cruz. • Continuous contact with school staff, students, partners and the general public is required. Submit: Online Application Letter of Introduction Resume and Three Work-Related Reference Contacts Proof of Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification (or higher). Note – if you do not have a WFA or higher certification it is ok to apply for the position and obtain the WFA certification before or soon after start date. Questions: Contact Heather MacDougall Molloy; hmolloy@santacruzcoe.org; 831-466-5715

       


      Application Deadline

      2/28/2022 12:00 AM Pacific

      Date Posted

      6/23/2021

      Contact

      Number of Openings

      Not Specified

      Salary

      Starting Naturalist pay is $21.42/hour with an increase each year up to six years.

      Length of Work Year

      Position begins September and continues until early June.

      Employment Type

      Full Time