Middle and High School Environmental Sciences and Climate Change Teacher in Reno, NV

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•Teach and instruct Middle and High School students in environmental science and climate change during the school year, using in-school modules and outdoor field studies, based on five separate local ecosystems;
•Coordinate a Teen Science and Service Learning Summer Camp for eight weeks in the summer of 2016, with assistance from Bureau of Land Management researchers and other partners;
•Coordinate an end-of-school Science Fair focused on student comparison between ecosystems; 
•Coordinate with Middle and High School teachers and administrators for program implementation in and out of school;
•Using existing climate change curriculum, personalize in-school modules and prepare out-of-school field studies.
•Utilize a variety of instructional methods appropriate to the intellectual and instructional level of pupils from varied socio-economic backgrounds;
•Provide group and individual instruction to motivate pupils and effectively utilize time available for instructional activities;
•Prepare, administer, score, record and report results of pre and post testing;
•Maintain detailed records of implementation of modules, including but not limited to number of students, dates and locations of instruction, and pre and post testing results.
•$33,000-$39,000 yearly salary, DOE
•ACA compliant medical, dental and vision insurance
•Paid holidays, vacation and sick time
Contract & Timeline:  
oAugust 17, 2015 – August 16, 2016
oFull-time, up to 40 hours per week
Location: Galena Creek Visitor Center, Reno, NV
Required Qualifications:
oTeaching Certificate in Science or a closely related field;
oBachelor’s degree in the sciences.
Desired Qualifications: 
oTwo years’ experience in teaching science
How to Apply: Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, résumé, and list of three professional references to Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, at agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org. Please include where you found the position posted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone inquiries, please.
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