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The N.E.E.D. (National Environmental Education Development) Academy, in Truro, is seeking enthusiastic, skilled Teacher-Naturalists for the 2022-23 school year.

The NEED Academy is a small residential environmental education program, housed in a retired Coast Guard Station within the Cape Cod National Seashore. The program serves 5th grade students from 3 school districts. Our total group size each week is less than 30 students. Teaching groups are 8-12 students.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. Background/experience in natural history interpretation, marine science, or general ecology and teaching experience with children grades 4-6, residential camping, and facilitating team building preferred. CPR & First Aid certification required. Strong candidates will have a love of being outdoors in all kinds of weather on the great outer beach of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Enthusiasm, humor and ability to lead outdoor activities are essential.

Dates: October 3, 2022 – mid-June 2023. School breaks at Christmas, February, and April

Salary and Benefits: biweekly salary, plus private room, and meals provided. Health, Life, and Dental Insurance are available. Good food, great views, and generally likable kids. Fresh air and plenty of exercise are guaranteed.

Apply to: Eleanor Moody, Director NEED Academy
e-mail to: moodye@dy-regional.k12.ma.us

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