Outdoor Education Intern at SCICON (Recruiting for the 2022 - 2023 School Year) Re-Opened at Tulare County Office Of Education | EDJOIN

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Outdoor Education Intern at SCICON (Recruiting for the 2022 - 2023 School Year) Re-Opened at Tulare County Office Of Education

Job Information

Date Posted: 7/21/2022 Application Deadline: 11/2/2022 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 8 hours per day; 10 months per year (August 1, 2022 - June 2023)
Salary: $150.00/day, room and board, meals, and health benefits option Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Linda Hamilton Email: lindah@tcoe.org
Phone: 559-733-6401
Area of Assignment: SCICON (Clemmie Gill School of Science and Conservation); Springville, California
Lodging & Meals: Lodging and meals are provided at the SCICON facility and must be accepted as a condition of employment
Contact Person or Additional Information Needed: Please contact Dianne Shew, Administrator, at 559-539-2642
Vaccination Required: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (vaccination exemptions may apply) or submission to weekly COVID-19 testing upon employment

Job Summary

Job Summary

The job of Outdoor Education Intern is done for the purpose/s of gaining skills in all facets of residential outdoor education. This includes instructing students in outdoor science concepts; leading students in large group activities such as: singing, folk dancing, and games; training and supervising high school cabin leaders and overseeing student management for those cabin leaders; teaching in specialized facilities such as the museum of natural history, observatory, planetarium, and raptor center.

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Tulare County Office of Education JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Outdoor Education Intern (5139) Job Summary: The job of Outdoor Education Intern is done for the purpose/s of gaining skills in all facets of residential outdoor education. This includes instructing students in outdoor science concepts; leading students in large group activities such as: singing, folk dancing, and games; training and supervising high school cabin leaders and overseeing student management for those cabin leaders; teaching in specialized facilities such as the museum of natural history, observatory, planetarium, and raptor center. Essential Functions: Instructs students for the purpose of learning outdoor science concepts. Directs students for the purpose of performing hands-on science and nature activities. Leads students for the purpose of hiking on nature trails. Directs large groups of students for the purpose of participating in activities such as folk dance and games. Trains high school students for the purpose of managing cabin groups of sixth grade students. Instructs large groups of students for the purpose of following dining procedures. Leads songs, tells stories, performs skits for the purpose of instructing and entertaining students. Plans events for the purpose of scheduling student activities. Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities: Skills to: • write clearly in a presentable fashion; • read complex materials; • communicate effectively with students in outdoor/wilderness settings. Knowledge of: • organizational and workplace practices; • electronic communication and Internet resources. Ability to: • speak, hear and understand spoken English; • walk in mountainous terrain both during the day and night; • speak clearly in loud audible levels. Responsibilities include: working under standardized instructions and/or routines; leading, guiding and/or coordinating other persons; and operating within a defined budget and/or financial guidelines. Utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is an opportunity to impact the Organization’s services. The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions requires the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; significant climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking and 45% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes, a generally hazard free environment, and in a clean atmosphere. Experience Required: Job Related Experience is desired. Some work or volunteer experience in working with children is preferred. Education Required: Targeted job related education that meets organization’s prerequisite requirements. College degree or some upper division college work is preferred. Licenses, Certificates, Clearances, Testing and/or Bonding Required: Department of Justice and FBI Fingerprint Response. FLSA: Exempt February 2004 This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, age, gender or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to our personnel office. This organization complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with a disability who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact our personnel office. This organization is a Drug and Tobacco Free Workplace This organization requires a successful candidate to provide it with employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

B.A. or B.S. degree or upper division college work preferred

Resume, Two completed reference forms or two letters of recommendation.

  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (two letters of recommendation or references are required)
  • Resume

B.A. or B.S. degree or upper division college work preferred

Resume, Two completed reference forms or two letters of recommendation.

  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (two letters of recommendation or references are required)
  • Resume

    Comments and Other Information

    The Tulare County Office of Education prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any program or activity. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site administrator and/or Human Resources at 559.733.6306. A copy of TCOE’s Uniform Complaint Policy and Non-Discrimination Policy are available upon request.

     


    Application Deadline

    11/2/2022 12:00 AM Pacific

    Date Posted

    7/21/2022

    Contact

    Linda Hamilton
    559-733-6401

    Number of Openings

    1

    Salary

    $150.00/day, room and board, meals, and health benefits option

    Length of Work Year

    8 hours per day; 10 months per year (August 1, 2022 - June 2023)

    Employment Type

    Full Time

    Area of Assignment:

    SCICON (Clemmie Gill School of Science and Conservation); Springville, California

    Lodging & Meals:

    Lodging and meals are provided at the SCICON facility and must be accepted as a condition of employment

    Contact Person or Additional Information Needed:

    Please contact Dianne Shew, Administrator, at 559-539-2642

    Vaccination Required:

    Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (vaccination exemptions may apply) or submission to weekly COVID-19 testing upon employment