The following employment standards are required of all applicants for any position.
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”auto”][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Possess knowledge of:
- Natural science, which includes geology, ecology, wildlife, biology, astronomy, and conservation.
- Techniques for science instruction within an outdoor setting utilizing projects, hikes, and instructional material.
- Proper English usage, including spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, and grammar.
- Appropriate supervision strategies to be used with 5th and 6th grade students.
Possess abilities and skills to:
- Engage and instruct students in positive learning experiences.
- Be aware of students’ safety and well-being at all times
- Maintain confidentiality of student records and files.
- Be able to carry out written and verbal instructions independently.
- Work well with others, including students, supervisors, visiting teachers, and any others that may be visiting the site.
- Be able to hike at least three miles at a time with an elevation of 6500 ft.
Licenses; Certificates; and Special Requirements:
- Current CPR and First Aid Certificates are required. (Training will be provided)
Physical Ability Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Hiking in uneven terrain that includes gravel, snow, dirt, and mud.
- Live and work on site within a residential outdoor school setting that has variable weather conditions.
- The ability to: climb, grasp, push, pull, reach above and below shoulder level, squat, and bend.
- The ability to hike quickly for up to two miles in an emergency situation.
Work Atmosphere Requirements:
The work atmosphere and environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- To live in a residential setting with shared quarters, four days per week.
- To work with, and maintain a positive attitude with co-workers, students, and others (students may sometimes be noisy)
- To work in a high pressured fast-paced atmosphere.
Environmental Exposure Requirements:
- You may be exposed to extreme hot, cold, and humid weather conditions.
- Art activities may include water based paint, glue and other art supplies.
- Natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, landslides and heavy snow fall may occur.
- Exposure to dust, pollen, poison oak, a variety of plant life, bees, and other insects.
- A mountain environment includes snakes and wildlife.
- Excellent recall of facts, figures and information.
- Accuracy and productivity to perform the tasks outlined in the job description.
- The ability to make independent decisions when necessary
- the ability to respond to the immediate needs of students, emergency situations, and program needs.
To apply click on this link Employment Application/Job Descriptions.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]