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Friends of the National Zoo

Homeschool Class Teacher (Part Time)

Homeschool Class Teacher (Part-Time)
Friends of the National Zoo is seeking two practiced, creative teachers to instruct weekday homeschool classes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.  These educators will be responsible for lesson planning and classroom facilitation for FONZ homeschool classes for ages 5-14 during the 2018-2019 academic year.
This is a part-time, contract position but candidates must be available to teach all over the full 2018-2019 academic year from September - June.  Classes meet weekly on Mondays and Thursdays.
tasks and Responsibilities :
The responsibilities of this position will include: 
   » Lead 2-hour education programs with teaching partner.
   » Develop creative lesson plans and submit for review at least one week prior to class start date.
   » Provide age-appropriate, hands-on, educational practices to children utilizing Zoo resources and artifacts.
   » Lead Zoo Walks and facilitate participant engagement with exhibits.
   » Supervise children in classroom and on Zoo Walks.
   » Acquire and maintain working expertise of Zoo animal facts and exhibit information.
   » Prepare all materials and set up classroom before each class.
   » Keep all classrooms neat and organized.
   » Other tasks as assigned.
Job Requirements :
   » College degree.
   » Background in education, environmental science, and/or wildlife topics preferred.
   » practice teaching elementary and/or middle-school children in formal or informal environments.
   » Creative lesson-planning expertise.
   » expertise of natural science topics, current issues in environmental conservation, and general familiarity with primary components of Zoo management (i.e. SSPs, exhibit design, enrichment, etc.).
   » A love and appreciation for wildlife and conservation.
 
Abilities and expertise :
   » Excellent oral and written communication expertise.
   » Strong curriculum and lesson development expertise.
   » Able to translate formal academic concepts and strategies into informal learning environment.
   » Able to facilitate individual and group engagement in discussions and activities.
   » Able to supervise children effectively.
   » Organizational expertise.
   » Detail oriented.
   » Team player.
Deadline to Apply: July 2, 2018.
Application Materials: Cover letter, resume, and contact information for professional references.
Contact: Emily Porter, Senior Education Specialist (E-Mail: PorterEm@si.edu)

How to submit the application:

https://siedu.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/dbe11910-4d02-743e -d34f-e55ce316c82d/apply?source=784743-CS-25109
Friends of the National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, DC 20008

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