Teach children in a summer science camp for K-12 students; supervise and participate in the work of staff and volunteers responsible for teaching activities; develop and implement lesson plans for children; ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures and perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, natural science or related field, plus experience in informal teaching or one (1) year of classroom experience. Classroom, informal teaching or outdoor education in science preferred. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis. Possession of a valid C.P.R. certificate within one (1) month from date of hire into position. Possession of a valid first aid certificate within one (1) month from date of hire.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
This is a safety sensitive position and requires a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and random drug/alcohol testing. This is a temporary position. Position requires: Background check, TB Test.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Methods and techniques of lesson plan development and instruction
Operations, services and activities of an effective child development and teaching program
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation
Theories and practices of childhood development
Principles and procedures of record keeping
Principles and procedures of safety as related to BioPark activities
Methods and techniques of informal education
Supervise, organize train and review the work of volunteers
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City officials and the general public