Current Open Positions
An Environmental Educator will gain invaluable, professional development and real-world experiences at The Nature Museum. The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching a wide variety of ages from pre-school-aged children through adults. Applicants should have a general knowledge pertaining to natural science education topics, including sustainability and impacts of climate change on the natural world. Programs are presented in schools, libraries and at The Nature Museum. Applicants should like public speaking and leadership, as well as collaborating with colleagues.
Teaching during the school year and summer, including some Saturdays for the public education programming, and vacation and summer camps.
- Enthusiasm for the natural world and sharing it with children and adults is a must.
- Three years of teaching experience is preferred.
- Experience working with children in an indoor and outdoor setting, providing them with safe, but enriching, learning opportunities.
- Must be able to work in a team setting as well as independently; flexibility and strong interpersonal skills is key.
- Must be willing to submit to background check and fingerprinting.
- Must be willing to work weekends and evenings as needed.
- Experience working in a non-profit setting a plus.
- Experience designing curriculum and implementing new programming is welcomed.
- Current CPR/First Aid certifications or willingness to obtain.
- Any other tasks as required by the Director of Education. Collaborates and preps special programs
- Collaborates on design, preps and presents school vacation camp and summer educational programming as needed.
- Attends staff meetings by request and participates in Museum functions as required.
This is a non-exempt, hourly, per diem position. This is not a salaried position and does not include paid leave time.
If interested please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to our Director of Education, Kimberly Galandak-O’Connor by emailing email@example.com.