Outdoor Science Instructor
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
About the organization
OMSI 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 1 million people each year. We are proud to be the largest museum-based outdoor education program in the country.
What you’ll do:
• Teach concept-based, natural science curriculum, utilizing a mix of outdoor and classroom settings for students K-12, as well as adult learners.
• Prepare daily lesson plans, and maintain equipment and teaching supplies for the program.
• Lead fall programs onsite, traveling or both. This includes driving a van or bus, teaching, dispensing medication, preparing meals, and campsite set up/breakdown.
What you’ll need:
• Experience working with youth in an educational setting.
• Working knowledge of the concepts in natural history and ecology.
• Combination of experience and education equivalent to Bachelor's Degree.
• Oregon Food Handlers Card (training is available during non-working days at employee’s expense).
• Current Adult/child CPR/AED.
• Current Wilderness First Responder
• Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License w/ air brake & passenger endorsements (training is available during non-working days at employee’s expense)*.
• Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, American Camp Association (ACA) background checks, and requirements in the MVR Policy including passing a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check* and pre-employment drug test for the CDL Driver’s Policy*.
$68 - $75 per day
Learn more about OMSI's Outdoor Education program here: https://omsi.edu/outdooredjobs
Equal Opportunity Employment
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