10 Feb, 2020Contractor
Teach at Astrocamp! We are currently hiring instructors for the School Year 2019/2020. Astrocamp is a unique non-profit education center that specializes in astronomy and physical sciences. Located on a forested campus near the town of Idyllwild at an elevation of 5,600 feet amidst the beautiful San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California. Over 16,000 students from 8-14 years old attend Astrocamp each year. With excellent teaching facilities we bring science to life through hands-on, experiential classes and activities. Our labs and facilities include a heated pool; extensive ropes course and rock wall, innovative classrooms, and two state of the art telescope viewing areas with CCD capabilities. Instructors have small group sizes and remain with the same group of students throughout their 3-5 day program. Astrocamp provides incredible experiences for kids and instructors alike. Check us out at www.astrocamp.org or visit www.guideddiscoveries.org. Salary and Benefits: Starting at $15.50/hour. Room, Board and Health Insurance are provided. Staffs live on-site in furnished apartments. Astrocamp is located on a 90-acre campus adjacent to a national forest with easy access to world-class rock climbing, outstanding hiking, and great mountain biking. If qualified, please apply. Requirements BS/BA in STEM fields, preferably Physics or Astronomy. Requires a passion for learning and working with children. Must be a positive, energetic, and organized team member who is eager to learn new content. Previous teaching experience is a plus. CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard Certification is required with in 6 months of being hired. Desire to work and live in a close-knit community is important.