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5 Jul 2022

Other Outdoor Academy Field Instructor

SOAR NC – Posted by AcademyatSOAR Waynesville, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

Academy Field Instructors have the opportunity to work closely with our students as direct care professionals. Field Instructors facilitate student growth by providing them with a positive learning environment and the tools necessary to graduate high school. Field Instructors collaborate with teachers and admin to lead academic trips across the country. Trips consist of travel, front country camping, and short backcountry expeditions. During trips, Field instructors are in charge of logistics, risk management, and facilitation of academic lesson plans. All employees at the Academy at SOAR are role models, facilitators, teachers, guides, mentors, and a source of empowerment for our students to reach their true potential.

Responsibilities: ● Ensure the physical and emotional safety of our participants through direct supervision (24/7) throughout a shift. Shifts generally range from 18-20 days with 6-8 days off in between shifts. ● Support students in developing personal goals, utilize creative thinking and problem solving to assist them in implementing effective strategies, and document their progress throughout the year. ● Implement Field Academic Lessons in a creative and organized manner. ● Facilitate meaningful outdoor experiences and teach adventure skills throughout the academic year. ● Practice sound risk management principles in the field and facilitate expeditions with a high level of autonomy and decision making. ● Manage a course budget and track receipts. ● Be the main line of support for our students in Medication Administration & First Aid.

How to Apply

Apply here: https://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/current-openings/ Be sure to click Academy Instructor when filling out the information. Contact leigh@soarnc.org with any questions.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Other Outdoor. Job Tags: #seasonal, 10 months, full-time, and trip leader.

Job expires in 19 days.

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