The Island School is hiring a
The Island School, a not-for-profit organization based in The Bahamas, was founded to create and support transformational educational experiences with the vision of leadership effecting change, on the island of Eleuthera. The diverse educational initiatives, including our High School Semester and Summer Term, Deep Creek Middle School, Elementary Learning Center, and our Community Engagement and Partnerships, deliver unique educational journeys in conjunction with the authentic and meaningful work our organization undertakes in research and sustainable development at the Cape Eleuthera Institute, our research, and innovation hub. We are reimagining what education is for, and redesigning how education is delivered.
The Island School is seeking an experienced Paramedic or EMT to join our onsite medical team and help provide first aid, urgent, and emergency medical care to our community members. This position will also aid in coordinating and transporting injured or sick persons to definitive medical care as needed. The ideal candidate will have experience working within a team of medical, mental health and risk management professionals and will carry current qualification as a Paramedic, WEMT, and/or EMT-A.
Located on the Island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, the Island School and Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) operate year-round offering educational programs to clients of all ages. Educational programs involve students, following an academic curriculum that involves SCUBA, sailing and kayaking programs along with a rigorous physical activity schedule. In addition, students and staff are actively involved in marine research and education involving corals, turtles, sharks etc. The Wellness Team provides education and training for staff and students as well as acute and long-term care for this population ranging in age from 2 years old to 80. Care is also provided on occasion to the communities of South Eleuthera on a larger scale in conjunction with local physicians, and clinics. Eleuthera is a remote island with no hospital and limited medical resources. The nature of the care and work we do reflects this challenging yet exciting environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Skills and Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Compensation & Benefits
This is a full-time, contractual position. The Island School and its related entities operate year round and working hours vary depending on needs. Hours are variable with evening and weekend work required at times. Schedules for onsite and on-call availability will be coordinated within the medical team as needed for appropriate coverage and time off. Special events will require periods of time outside of normal working hours when staff must be on site for extended periods. The successful candidate should expect and desire to work a variable and mission-driven schedule.
Submit the following in PDF format detailing your interest and experience through this link: https://ceis.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=128
We are collecting applications until the position is filled.
We are a Bahamian equal opportunity employer, and preference will be given to suitably qualified Bahamians.