Animals of the Nature Center After School Enrichment Teacher

General Information
CHICO, CA 95926
United States
Base Pay  $14.00-$16.00 / Hour
Employee Type  Temporary
Job Category  Recreation, Education , Part Time
Required Degree  High School
Manage Others  No
Brief Description

The Chico Area Recreation & Park District is accepting applications for an after-school program Enrichment Teacher to teach basic animal care and husbandry to children in grades K- 3rd. 

Employment Dates: January 20th, 2020 through June 5, 2020.  

Schedule:  Hours are 3:00-4:00pm 1 day a week at Chico Creek Nature Center. Additional 1.5 hours per week are provided for prep. Total of 2.5 hours per week.

Position: The Enrichment Teacher will teach and mentor in the Nature Center's environment. Responsibilities include the following: basic animal care and handling lesson planning and classroom management.  The teacher will work independently and will be solely responsible for groups of up to 15 children. 

Application deadline: Open till filled

All communication regarding this position will be via email. 

Background check:  If offered the position, you will need to be LiveScan fingerprinted.  

New Hire Orientation:  Once LiveScan results are received, you will attend a New Hire Orientation- Date TBD


We are looking for applicants who have experience and enjoy working with children and have the interest and ability to teach animal husbandry. Applicants must be able to work independently and ensure the wellbeing of children in groups of up to 15.

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