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 Marine Ecology Summer Term Mentor is responsible for facilitating the delivery of a high school semester program, developing and fostering meaningful relationships with students, while collaborating with other staff mentors to ensure a cohesive environment for all involved. The successful candidate will mentor Island School students for a six-week program. During this time, the Marine Ecology Summer Term Mentor will facilitate morning exercise program, assist in supporting camping and kayaking expeditions, and conduct residential duty twice each week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with our without notice.
Skills and Qualifications
Education: Degree or pursuing a degree in education, expeditions, marine biology, biology, environmental science, or a related field.
Compensation & Benefits
This is a full-time position with contractual period review. The Cape Eleuthera Island School and its related entities operate year round and working hours vary depending on needs but are typically Monday-Friday (40 hours/week), however, evening and weekend work may be required. 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.
Applicants should submit documents in PDF directly to our hiring portal: https://ceis.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=140 or through our website: http://www.islandschool.org/careers
We are collecting applications until the position is filled.
The anticipated start date is: June 9, 2023 and anticipated end date is August 6, 2023.