Education Coordinator II
Mass Audubon Cape Cod encompasses six wildlife sanctuaries including two with nature centers in Barnstable and Wellfleet and teaches extensive school, public and camp education programs. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Education Coordinator to join our year-round staff. The Education Coordinator II (EC II) position based out of Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary focuses on coordination of school programs for the Mid and Upper Cape communities, but collaborates closely with the Education Coordinator III (EC III) to assist in overseeing school programming across the Cape Cod Region.
During the school year, the EC II will coordinate and teach programs on local ecology to preschool through high school groups, including afterschool. This work will take place inside classrooms, online in remote classrooms and outside at our sanctuaries and other conservation areas including the salt marsh, tidal flats, and forest habitats. The majority of hours will be coordinating, teaching and overseeing school programming and program development.
The successful candidate will bring the following to our team of professional educators: enthusiasm for and knowledge of the natural world and environmental education; an ability to work collaboratively in a team setting; strong networking and communication abilities; and excellent interpersonal skills for working with teachers, students and the general public. Other responsibilities may include teaching and assisting with visitor experience summer programs, adult programs and camp programs.
Essential Functions (Applicants must be able to):
- Oversee the daily instruction of field, in school and remote school programs, work with the ECIII to ensure that the highest level of programming is consistently delivered to our audience;
- Continue to foster school relationships and develop programming with a special emphasis on schools in Barnstable, a Gateway to Nature community;
- Work with ECIII to hire, supervise and train seasonal part time teaching staff;
- Maintain the safety of all participants and staff as a priority;
- Assist in the coordination and instruction of other programs as needed (summer day camp at WB, public programs, development and special events).
- Experience in program design; specifically, curriculum that supports the state standards and field specific frameworks for environmental education, science interpretation and informal learning fields;
- Bachelor’s degree in education, biological or earth science, environmental studies, or equivalent, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in environmental education or Master’s degree in education, biological or earth science, environmental studies or equivalent, and a minimum of 3 years’ experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience;
- Have certifications in community CPR (child and adult levels) and basic first aid current or willingness to obtain;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in office software applications;
- Strong knowledge of natural history, specifically Cape Cod Habitats;
- Pass both the Criminal and Sex Offender Record Information (expanded CORI & SORI) background records checks;
- Experience and comfort with instructional technologies. Excellent teaching and interpretive skills.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary: $37,000- $45,000 based on experience. Full time (32-40 hours) plus full-time benefits.
How to Apply
Please email or send your resume, cover letter and names and contact information of 3 references to:
Cape Cod Region Mass Audubon