Environmental Education Teacher


Position Overview
Environmental education and field experiences are important components of the Logan educational philosophy. Environmental Education teachers work collaboratively with Core Teachers to develop and implement a yearlong class unit, typically with a strong environmental science connection, comprised of a variety of classroom instruction and field experiences. These classroom instruction and field experiences are largely science-related. Above the Entry Primary (kindergarten) level students go on overnight experiences once or twice each year. These overnights vary in length from a single night to ten or more days.

Status
The EE teacher is a salaried, exempt position.

 

Hours

  • The Logan School work day is 8:00-4:00, though EE teacher hours vary as required by job responsibilities

  • Until 5:00 when attending required all-staff meetings

  • Occasional evening/weekend hours 

  • Overnight and weekend work is required for the extended trips

 

Essential Functions

Develop age appropriate, science related curricula and deliver instruction consistent with the school's mission and core values, standards of teaching excellence

  • Work collaboratively with core teachers in support of the class unit and the students.

    • Communicate with core teachers regarding any concerns about a student, any schedule changes, and any other issues in which information will allow each teacher to better meet the needs of the child.

  • Organize and lead or co-lead field trips

    • Manage the budget for field trips

    • Manage student medications on extended trips, with advance parent communication as needed.

    • Drive a bus for field trip transportation

  • Help manage the EE lab, equipment and teaching supplies

    • Maintain a bus calendar for usage

    • Maintain an online calendar for trips

    • Work collaboratively with the Business Office for billing and spending

  • Perform miscellaneous other duties, as assigned by the head of school and/or dean

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a field related to environmental education

  • Experience planning and leading outdoor overnight trips with children

  • Experience developing and executing environmental education lessons in both indoor and outdoor settings

  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail

  • Mac and/or Windows computer literate

  • Ability to drive a small school bus

  • Hold or be able to acquire medication delegation certification.

  • Hold or be able to acquire Wilderness First Responder & CPR certification

  • Undergo and pass a background check, DMV check and drug screening test as requested

 

Compensation

Benefits offered for salaried positions potentially include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, TIAA-CREF retirement plan with matching contributions and a flexible benefits program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Logan School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid policies or any other school-administered programs or policies.

 

How to Apply

To apply for open positions, please email a cover letter, philosophy of education and resumé to employment@theloganschool.org.

1005 Yosemite Street, Denver, CO 80230  

tel. 303-340-2444

  fax. 303-340-2041  

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