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Junior Medical Camp Instructor

Summer Position: Junior Medical Camp Instructor
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Summary

Junior Medical Camp is an exciting summer opportunity that inspires middle and high school students to careers in science and medicine. We are looking for an instructor to help teach, assist, and prepare lessons and activities. We are proud to offer real hands-on science activities, including blood-typing, DNA testing, dissections and field trips. Please refer to cmnh.org/jmc for more details on our camps.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instruct health, medical science and laboratory lessons and activities for summer campers.
  • Help with preparation and activity cleanup. Monitor and maintain program supplies, inventory, and overall quality of props and equipment.
  • Maintain a safe, respectful lab environment. Assist with watching over students during field trips and at the Museum.
  • Check in and check out campers on a daily basis.
  • Perform other camp-related duties as directed by the Junior Medical Camp Coordinator.

Schedule

Instructors are expected to work 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday during the dates of the camps. There are four (4) positions available; two (2) three-week positions and two (2) six-week positions.
 
Junior Medical Camp I: Humans vs. Wild (Grades 3-5)
Junior Medical Camp II: Wide World of Medicine (Grades 6-8)
Junior Medical Camp III: Beyond the Exam Room (Grades 9-12)

Dates and grades of the Junior Medical Camp three-week position are as follows:
  • June 8-12: Training/Summer Camp Prep Week
  • July 6-10: Junior Medical Camp II –or- Junior Medical Camp III
  • July 13-17: Junior Medical Camp II –or- Junior Medical Camp III
Dates and grades of the Junior Medical Camp six-week positions are as follows:
  • June 8-12: Training/Summer Camp Prep Week
  • June 15-19: Junior Medical Camp I
  • June 22-26: Junior Medical Camp I
  • July 6-10: Junior Medical Camp II - or- Junior Medical Camp III
  • July 13-17: Junior Medical Camp II –or- Junior Medical Camp III
  • July 20-24: Junior Medical Camp II

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a field related to health, science or education.
  • Prefer experience teaching in museum or other informal education settings.
  • Preference will be given to those with teaching certification, although not required.
  • Preference will be given to instructors experienced with the Junior Medical Camp curriculum.
  • Excellent organizational, hands-on educational programming and teaching skills.
  • Must be available to work all of the dates listed for the position you are applying for.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to:
Human Resources
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
hr@cmnh.org
No phone calls, please.

Job Announcement Number: 15A10
Posting Date: March 6, 2015
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