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ID# 000420

Science Instructor

Seacamp
1300 Big Pine Avenue
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
United States
305-872-2331 ext 274 (Main Phone)
Category
Industry
Camping
Job Start Date
5/22/2016
Job End Date
8/31/2016
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Camp
Work Schedule
Full-Time
 

Job Description

Seacamp is a non-profit organization offering a unique marine science/SCUBA residential camp for teenagers 12-17 and a marine science day camp for youth 10-13. Established in 1966, it is located near the most extensive coral reef in the continental United States in the middle of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Seacamp offers courses in marine science, SCUBA diving, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, photography, and camp newspaper. For more information about Seacamp Programs visit our website at www.seacamp.org.

Science Instructors must be comfortable teaching course topics in marine science. Each course involves laboratory sessions, science lectures, boat trips, and evening programs. During the summer Science Instructors live with and supervise a cabin of 5-10 teens aged 12- 17.

Job Requirements

Must be at least 21 years old with a Bachelors Degree in Biology, Marine Science, or related field; possess a valid drivers license with an excellent driving record; must have a strong desire to work with children at a residential facility in a tropical marine environment; be able to adhere to camp policies; be positive role models; be comfortable in the water with strong aquatic skills. SCUBA certification is preferred, but not required.