CCMI Education and Outreach Instructor

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute has an opening for an Education and Outreach Instructor at the Little Cayman Research Centre.

This is a full-time position ideal for a recent graduate with an academic marine science background, experience with teaching and knowledge of coral reef ecology. The instructor will lead and assist teaching a number of residential courses, including intensive three day courses for local K-12 students, undergraduate courses and citizen science programs at the Little Cayman Research Centre. The instructor will assist in promoting our K-12 and college level programs to ensure they are fully enrolled. The instructor must have the ability to be creative whilst assisting with the development of new interactive course material and activities using new technological upgrades to the station facilities. Good photography skills and social networking skills are required to communicate CCMI's message and achievements.

The position has significant responsibilities and the instructor will often be working with minors, in the field/water, and will be required to work outside normal hours from time to time. The instructor will be responsible for cleaning the classroom and work stations before and after each course. As a member of staff you will contribute to the daily task of running a remote field station. This is a physically demanding position.

The Education and Outreach Instructor reports directly to the Education Programme Manager but at times may assist any member of CCMI's staff.

Please visit our website for more information on CCMI's current education programmes www.reefresearch.org

APPLICATION/

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter detailing academic qualifications, teaching experience, and diving credentials (pdf format) plus a current CV with two references (pdf format) to tsparke@reefresearch.org

Application deadline: 20th January 2016 (review begins immediately)

Start date: ASAP (before 1st March 2016)

Interviews will be arranged via Skype at the earliest convenience.