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Education Programs Instructor On-Call (1 Year Term Assignment)
at Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey, CA

Education Programs Instructor On-Call (1 Year Term Assignment)
at Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey, CA

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Job summary

The Education Programs instructor works closely with the Education Programs staff to develop and deliver programs, both onsite and offsite. The instructor provides logistical support during programs and instructs, mentors and coaches program participants.


Core Responsibilities

  • Participate in the planning, development and delivery of on and offsite education programs
  • Provide instruction, mentor and coach diverse audiences
  • Work collaboratively to evaluate the programs and the progress of participants
  • Assist in administrative tasks and program planning
  • Participate in meetings actively, thoughtfully, creatively and constructively
  • Serve as role model incorporating the aquarium's main messages and exemplifying effective communication


Absolutely Required Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education

  • At least three years' experience working with school age children or teens in a formal or informal setting
  • Knowledge of California coastal ecology and natural history
  • Excellent English communication skills as demonstrated through oral conversation and presentations; written correspondence and instructional presentations
  • Be sincerely interested in diverse people of all ages, in nature, and in environmental conservation
  • Self-starter, proactive, flexible, problem solver
  • Punctuality and strong work ethic
  • Must possess the ability to obtain a valid California driver's license and maintain clearance in the DMV Pull Program 


Desired Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education

  • Experience with various forms of educational technology including equipment, programs, and apps
  • Comfort working with Google Calendars, Drive and Classroom
  • Able to write and speak clearly, concisely and fluently in Spanish and English


Ancillary Responsibilities

  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Designing and leading outdoor learning experiences
Reference # 24373
Posted on 04 Jun 2019
Location(s) Monterey Bay
Expertise School, Teen & Teacher Programs
Work type(s) Term, On-call
Job level(s) Experienced
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The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination. Discriminatory actions are strictly prohibited and we are committed to engaging in affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination.

It is the policy of the Monterey Bay Aquarium to promote a positive program of specific practices designed to ensure equal opportunity without regard to race, sex (including breastfeeding and conditions related to breastfeeding), color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, special disabled veteran status, veteran status, medical condition, genetic characteristics and information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), family care leave status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.
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