We are now accepting applications for Summer 2012 Teaching Fellowships.
The Central Park Zoo Education Department's Teaching Fellowship program is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates and graduate students to explore conservation education in-depth. Fellows acquire the skills needed to provide a wildlife classroom that invites and fosters student-directed learning, and learn pertinent information about conservation issues with a global impact.
The summer teaching fellowship will primarily focus on Zoo Camp. Fellows will aid in instruction, oversight of campers, and help in maintaining a lively learning environment throughout the summer. We are looking for a total of four teaching fellows. Two fellows will primarily work with our younger campers (Ages 4-7) and the other fellows will work with our older campers including or teen interns (ages 8-17).
- Teach Summer Camp programs
- Prepare and organize materials for camps.
- Assist instructional staff with review and revisions of camp programs as needed.
- Attend regular education staff meetings.
- Comply with all policies and procedures as presented by WCS and the Central Park Zoo Education Department.
- Maintain regular Monday to Friday schedule.
- Performs all related tasks and duties as required.
- Recent college graduate or graduate student.
- One year prior teaching experience preferred.
- Educational background in science or education preferred
There are four positions available. Must be available from June 4 to September 5, 2012. Schedules for the fellow positions will vary depending on the age group that they work with. On average, fellows must be available to work up to about 30-35 hours a week.
This position pays $12 per hour.
To apply online, please visit the WCS Career Center