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CESAME

Center for Engineering, Science and Mathematics Education

Teach at Astrocamp!

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Instructor – School Year Position

Teach at Astrocamp! We are currently hiring instructors for the Fall 2018. 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.

Qualifications: 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 Certification required and lifeguard certification is with in 6 months of being hired. Desire to work and live in a close-knit community is important.

Salary and Benefits: Starting at $13.25/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.

To Apply: Send a resume, reference list, and cover letter to Michelle Ferrara Peterson at michelle@astrocamp.org or P.O. Box 3399, Idyllwild, CA 92549.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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