Educator

Quarrybrook Experiential Education Center | Windham, NH

Posted Date 3/14/2018
Description

EL-HEFNI EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

QUARRYBROOK JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Educator

Location: Quarrybrook Outdoor Learning Center; 39 Roulston Rd., Windham, NH.

Status: Full –time, salaried (40hrs. /week)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Medical coverage, sick time and vacation time (dependent upon hours worked)                                                                                                                                                           

Organization Summary: The El-Hefni Educational Foundation was established in January of 2012 and oversees the Quarrybrook Experiential Education Center.  Set within a rich natural habitat that provides an opportunity for both formal and informal learning, Quarrybrook is a locus of ideas, activity, enrichment, and education for teachers, students, and all our visitors.  Our vision is the cultivation of a learning center known for its exceptional educational programming, student-centered approach, and teacher professional development offerings all grounded in an experiential, inquiry-based framework.

Position Description: The Educator works as part of the Education Team at Quarrybrook.  Primary responsibilities include leading K-12 and college field classes that emphasize outdoor experiential learning, writing curriculum based on state and national standards, and leadership on long-term projects.  Additional responsibilities include designing and leading activities for community days, actively participating in K-16 professional development opportunities, and collaborating with K-20 instructors and students to design and deliver lessons.  The Educator will be expected to teach more than one 2-hour field course per day, in any season or weather, while safely managing their student group on the trails and in the classroom space.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Master’s degree in Education or related field, and eligibility for preliminary licensure in NH/MA.
  • Experience working within K-16 education and with life-long learners
  • Experience designing and delivering curriculum based on experiential, place based education models/ theory.
  • Ability to design multi-disciplinary curriculum, including natural and physical science, history, language arts, and mathematics.
  • Ability to safely manage groups on their trail experience.
  • Physical ability to lead more than one two-hour field class per day throughout all seasons and weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform trail maintenance and development.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer applications including Word and Excel.
  • Effective communication, problem solving, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience writing and/or delivering lessons on Physics / Engineering, particularly to Middle and High School students.
  • Experience working with students of diverse backgrounds and learning abilities.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English preferred).
  • Coursework or professional experience in Special Education.
  • A basic knowledge of natural sciences and New England ecology.
  • Experience in a collaborative teaching model.

To Apply:

Send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to Executive Director Marcy Yeager at:  marcy@quarrybrook.org 

OR

Marcy Yeager, Executive Director

Quarrybrook Experiential Education Center

39 Roulston, Rd

Windham, NH 03087

 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until 5-19-17.  Interviews will be scheduled by 5-31-17, and will take place on 6-12-17 through 6-16-17. 

The Anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2017. 

 

Job Type
Teaching - Multiple Levels
Job Location (County)
Rockingham

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Address39 Roulston Rd
Windham, NH 03087