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6 Oct 2017

Other Outdoor Outdoor Science Education

OMSI – Posted by OMSI Newport, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Outdoor Science Instructor
Temporary Full-Time position near Newport, OR scheduled February through October 2018.

Do you have a passion for teaching, the outdoors, and science? Join the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) team as an Outdoor Science Instructor and help inspire curiosity in an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for children across the northwest. You’ll be near the Newport coastline at the Costal Discovery Center-Camp Gray and experience Oregon’s tallest lighthouse (Yaquina Head Lighthouse), an up-close look at globally significant paleontology and crystal-clear water. As an Outdoor Science Instructor, you’ll participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science, technology and design, and weave a thriving innovation district into the fabric of Portland, that spreads opportunities across the Northwest.

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 summer programs onsite, travelling or both. This includes driving a van, bus, teaching, dispensing medication, -preparing meals, and campsite set up/breakdown.

What you’ll need:

 Minimum 9 months working as an instructor for a residential outdoor education program.
 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 CPR for professional rescuer.
 Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, and American Camp Association (ACA) background checks.

Compensation Package:

 Day rate between $63 – $75, depending on experience.
 Competitive health benefits.
 Paid Oregon Sick Time.
 Onsite living available, including shared staff quarters.

Want to join the OMSI team? Please visit to learn about the position and apply!
OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

Want to join the OMSI team? Please visit to learn about the position and apply! OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

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