SUMMARY: Responsible for direct instruction of 25-35 students ages 9-13 while in the costume, character, and setting of a 1906 square rigged sailing vessel. Reports directly to the Age of Sail Program Manager. Responsible for utilizing appropriate teaching skills and strategies to accomplish program goals, in a safe and professional manner.
PROGRAM GOALS: Overnight and 4 Hour “Living History” Field Trips aboard historic ships. This program is designed to fulfill the requirements of the California State Dept. of Education Frameworks for History – Social Science. Using the medium of role-playing and hands on activity, we create a cooperative learning environment for the students to develop the life skills of self-respect, respect for others, listening, and meaning of responsibility. The students should finish the program with a greater awareness of the role of history in their lives, and an appreciation of San Francisco’s maritime heritage.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be met to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk,
climb, bend, reach and use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee must have the ability to physically and emotionally handle, in a professional manner, possible strenuous conditions aboard the vessel due to foul weather or other unpredictable conditions. The employee must regularly lift and/or move between 25 - 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
100% outdoor environment aboard a historic and/or sailing vessel. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Benefits: Medical and Dental Insurance available for staff working more than 22.5 hrs/week.
Please send resume and cover letter to:Glenn Howe, Education Director: firstname.lastname@example.org