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Mercer Slough Teacher

Mercer Slough
1625 118th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98005
United States

Purpose: To teach awareness, understanding, appreciation, and a sense of stewardship for the natural world, through science-based environmental education programs.

Key Job Responsibilities:
a.ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE EDUCATION: Inspires stewardship and respect of the natural environment by:i.Teaching Summer Camps, Wetland Field Study Programs, Scout Programs, B’earthday Programs, and other programs as assigned
ii.Modeling respect and appreciation for the environment and the participants
iii.Teaching to the themes and objectives of each program using the curriculum provided
iv.Sharing excitement, wonder and enthusiasm for the program and the natural world with all participants

b.CUSTOMER SERVICE (internal and external): Ensures a pleasurable experience for all participants by:i.Following through with all paperwork associated with each program
ii.Responding to participants concerns as quickly as possible
iii.Communicating in a clear manner with all participants (adults and children)

c.PROGRAM OPERATIONS: Ensures smooth operations and professional manner in delivery of programs by:i.Arriving on time for program and adhering to the program schedule
ii.Daily cleaning and upkeep of program material
iii.Reporting any program or maintenance needs to the Site Supervisor

d.EDUCATIONAL PLANNING: Assists in the improvement of programming by: i.Giving feedback on curriculum
ii.Adapting and expanding upon the curriculum provided
iii.Taking on special projects, as assigned
iv.Contributing to seasonal trainings

e.MENTORING (Not all teachers will have mentoring responsibilities): Supports increased awareness, professionalism and stewardship by high-school interns who are learning the fundamentals of water quality testing and teaching local elementary school students by:i.Planning and leading weekly intern meetings
ii.Demonstrating scientific testing techniques and leading monthly water quality monitoring
iii.Coordinating and communicating with elementary teachers about classroom component of program
iv.Supervising interns during program time

f.Other duties as assigned


Mercer Slough
1625 118th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98005
United States