Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2874406 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 11, 2017 Starting Date: January 8, 2017

Job Description
We are looking for one experienced, energetic and outgoing teacher/naturalist to join the NEED Academy in Truro. Applications are being accepted and the ideal candidate will be available to begin orientation ASAP!

Responsibilities: Four talented Teacher/Naturalists have the chance to live and work at the Seashore House each school year. The staff is balanced with two men and two women. Teacher/Naturalists lead 3 hikes/lessons per day for their teaching group. Teachers develop and present experiential lessons based on the MA Education Frameworks and Next Generation SS to 5th grade students. Lessons are centered on the local environments (Beach & Dune, Dune Forest, Kettlehole pond, Freshwater Swamps) and history (Pilgrims, Shipwrecks & U.S. Lifesaving Service). Lessons also include: Nightwalk, Group Dynamics, and Pizza Making. Teachers are also responsible on a rotating basis for helping with meal preparation and serving, bedtime duties, group supervision during short bus trips to various natural and historical areas of the outer Cape, and the overall care and maintenance of the facility. Work week is Monday 8 am through Friday 2 pm. Each Teacher/Naturalist has one day (9:30-4:30) and one evening (after 7 pm) off during the work week.

Dates: January 8-June 11, 2018. (weeks off for February Break and April Break)

Salary: Salary is paid bi-weekly through out the school year, private room and board are provided.

Benefits: Good food, great views, and generally likable kids. Fresh air and plenty of exercise are guaranteed.
Health, Life, and Dental Insurance are available.

To Apply: submit a letter of interest, resume and references to
Eleanor Moody, Director, N.E.E.D. Academy at moodye@dy-regional.k12.ma.us

Position Type: Full-time

Positions Available: 1
Salary: $19,102 Per Year

Job Requirements
B.S. required.
Current CPR & First Aid certification.
Love of being outdoors in all kinds of weather on the great outer beach of the Cape Cod National Seashore and a background/experience in natural history interpretation, marine science, or general ecology strongly recommended.
Experience with youth, residential education, and facilitating team building preferred.
Candidates with certification in Wilderness first-aid or currently holding a CDL are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Contact Information
    Eleanor Moody, N.E.E.D. Academy Director
    PO Box 896
    Truro, Massachusetts 02666
    Phone: 508-349-3475
    Email: moodye@dy-regional.k12.ma.us
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