The BioZone Instructor is a talented, enthusiastic individual who is passionate about biology and working with children. The instructor will teach campers aged 9-15 with beginning to intermediate knowledge of biology. The instructor should have at least a bachelor’s degree in biology, education, or a related field and must have experience teaching or working with children. The workshop will cover various topics in biology using hands-on approaches; topics may include anatomy, physiology, virology, biotechnology, medicine, nutrition, epidemiology, biochemistry, evolution, and genetics. If you want to spend the summer working with inquisitive children in an exciting environment, this could be the experience you’re looking for!
The instructor will:
- Teach three 2-week program blocks during the summer, adjusting teaching styles for various ability levels and ages of campers
- Develop and edit the curriculum, which may include some curriculum development prior to the summer.
- Teach campers various topics in biology through hands-on approaches. By the end of the two-week workshop, campers should have a greater appreciation for and be excited about biology
- Be a positive role model who enjoys being with, and providing guidance to children.
- Understand the nature of camp life and have the ability to adjust plans accordingly and maintain a level of flexibility.
- See themselves as members of the greater camp community and participate in activities beyond science and technology teaching responsibilities.
- Help advise the assistant lead instructors to ensure camper goals and outcomes are being achieved.