UPDATE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST.

Apeiron is hiring!

We are seeking a new after-school educator to help us deliver our beautiful sustainability/environmental/nature-based curricula to students K-12 around Rhode Island! If you are a passionate, dependable, experienced, motivated person who is committed to environmental education, read on:

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach weekly youth programs primarily after school in RI’s urban schools
  • Participate in curriculum design and development as part of a teaching team

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Background knowledge of topics pertaining to sustainability
  • Experience teaching groups of youth
  • Teacher training or commensurate experience
  • Good listening and people skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and adaptability
  • Long-term commitment to ecological living
  • Professionalism and dependability
  • Ability both to take direction and to work independently
  • A positive outlook

You must also have a car and a dependable driving record, and clean background checks.

Additional qualities and skills we are looking for include:

  • Background knowledge of natural history of the region
  • Background knowledge of biological/environmental sciences
  • Background knowledge of STEM/STEAM education
  • Background knowledge of green job industry and related technologies and skills
  • Background knowledge of sustainable, local food systems and culinary arts
  • Computer skills in standard Microsoft programs – Word, Excel & Outlook

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Part time, permanent position
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Approximately 5-10 hours per week with opportunity for increased hours
  • Primarily Monday - Thursday schedule, afternoon hours, with ability to be flexible
  •  $15.00 per hour