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Teacher/Naturalist 
 
Four talented Teacher/Naturalists have the chance to live and work at the Seashore House each school year.  The staff is balanced with two men and two women.  We are currently looking for a male teacher/naturalist to round out the team.

Responsibilities: Teacher/Naturalists lead 3 hikes/lessons per day for their teaching group.  Teachers develop and present experiential lessons based on the MA Education Frameworks and Common Core Standards.   Lessons are centered on the local environments (Beach & Dune, Dune Forest, Kettlehole pond, Freshwater Swamps) and history (Pilgrims, Shipwrecks & U.S. Lifesaving Service).  Lessons also include: Nightwalk, Group Dynamics, and Pizza Making.   Teachers are also responsible on a rotating basis for helping with meal preparation and serving, bedtime duties, group supervision during short bus trips to various natural and historical areas of the outer Cape, and the overall care and maintenance of the facility. Work week is Monday 8 am through Friday 2 pm.  Each Teacher/Naturalist has one day (9:30-4:30) and one evening (after 7 pm) off during the work week.  Weekends are free.

Qualifications: B.S. required.   Current CPR & First Aid certification.  Love of being outdoors in all kinds of weather on the great outer beach of the Cape Cod National Seashore and a background/experience in natural history interpretation, marine science, or general ecology strongly recommended.  Experience with youth, residential education, and facilitating team building preferred.

Dates:  September - early  June. One week off at Thanksgiving, two weeks off at Christmas/New Years. One week off for February Break. (Week of President's Day).  

Salary:  Salary is paid bi-weekly through out the school year,  private room and board are provided.


Benefits:
Good food, great views, and generally likable kids. Fresh air and plenty of exercise are guaranteed.                               
                Health, 
Life, and Dental Insurance are available.
 


To Apply: send cover letter, resume and the names and phone numbers/ email addresses of three references to:
                 Eleanor Moody, Director; NEED Academy; PO Box 896; Truro, MA; 02666-0896 
                 e-mail to: moodye@dy-regional.k12.ma.us
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Cook
~The position of Cook for the 2014-15 School Year has been filled.  
Opening will be advertised locally in The Banner and The Cape Cod Times
It is a 20 hour per week position with fixed days and hours. 

Responsibilities:
Preparation and serving of 6 set meals each week (with assistance)
Placing weekly order for  produce and milk
Ordering and receiving dry & frozen foods
Monthly inventory
Maintaining a safe and clean kitchen

Opening and Closing of kitchen for fall and spring turnover

Benefits:
$13.09/hour
Health insurance available
Meals
Good company
Appreciative children

beautiful views

Weekly Schedule for meals:
Monday  10 am - 1:30 pm; 4 pm-7 pm
Tuesday 4 pm - 7 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 2 pm; 5 pm- 7 pm
Thursday 4 pm - 7 pm

Ordering, Inventory and Receiving make up the extra hours that will be determined upon hiring

Dates: first week of September through 3rd week of June


 To Apply:  Eleanor Moody, Director; NEED Academy; PO Box 896; Truro, MA; 02666-0896 
                 e-mail to: moodye@dy-regional.k12.ma.us