Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

Job Opportunities with BEETLES Partners

Job and training opportunities with BEETLES partner organizations as of September, 2018:

Job Opportunity: Ten Strands is seeking a Director of School District & Community Partnerships

Ten Strands, a San Francisco based organization working to build and strengthen the partnerships and strategies that will bring environmental literacy to all of California’s K–12 students, is seeking a Director of School District & Community Partnerships:

“Ten Strands is looking for someone to join our team who will take an innovative, collaborative approach to the California Environmental Literacy Initiative’s leading-edge exemplar work, carrying out a statewide initiative to help districts create and implement environmental literacy plans. This person will initially build out a demonstration program, focused on achieving equity and access for historically marginalized students to standards-based environmental literacy instruction including classroom, outdoor, and out of school environmental learning experiences.

You can find more information about the position here.”

Training and Job Opportunity: NatureBridge Educator Development Program

The Educator Development Program is a paid training program that encourages and aims to increase the representation of those who have had historical and systemic barriers to the field of outdoor education and consequently the workforce. This month-long program provides observation, training, and coaching in residential environmental education, with a supportive cohort of community members and former EDP graduates. The program is based in Malibu, and participants travel to NatureBridge Golden Gate to receive part of their training.

Successful EDP graduates will have a place held for them as an educator on the Southern California NatureBridge team; and will move directly into seasonal employment at our Southern California campus from January 28 – June 14, 2019.

Find more information, desired qualifications, and the application here:


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