Job Description:

Do you have a passion for teaching, the outdoors, and science? Join the OMSI team as an Outdoor Science Instructor and help inspire curiosity in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for children across the northwest.  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. This includes teaching, dispensing medication, preparing meals, and campsite set up/breakdown.

What you’ll need:

·Experience working with youth in an educational setting.

·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, American Camp Association (ACA) background checks