Residential Outdoor Science Instructors
Monday, September 30, 2019
Sierra Nevada Journeys
Sierra Nevada Journeys is hiring for Residential Outdoor Science Instructors (ROSI) for our Grizzly Creek Ranch location, near Portola, CA. Our ROSI roles are full-time, seasonal positions that run from late-February to mid-November. The primary responsibility of an instructor is delivering residential, one- to five- day outdoor science educational programs primarily serving 5th and 6th grades from regional elementary and middle schools. All of our lessons are hands-on science and collaborative problem solving-based with a focus on critical thinking, exploration, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating a group of 12 – 15 students throughout their program, including facilitating large group activities, leading meals and working evening programs. All lessons are written according to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and we train our staff using University of California at Berkeley’s BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning & Expertise Sharing) teaching techniques and pedagogy.
Salary: $75 to $80 per day; shared offsite housing provided; meals while on campus included; additional pay for valuable certs. Full-time, seasonal, February to November.