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Education Manager

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Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey


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Published 10 days ago

February 1, 2021
January 22, 2021
Salary commensurate with experience.

Full-time: Up to 35 hours per week

Primary Location – Short-term: Virtual / Long-term: Teaching locations in North and Central N.J.


Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey seeks an Education Manager to lead our fast-growing education program and support our program work. Our expanding education program focuses on STEAM concepts with hands-on activities and curricula aligned with NGSS and core curriculum standards.

Successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who is great with kids, personable, a quick learner, flexible with scheduling, and able to adapt to diverse audiences and topics. Five years or more experience in education is strongly preferred, as is holding New Jersey teaching certification. Nonprofit experience and/or wildlife/environmental education experience are preferred, though not required. Salary commensurate with experience.

The position will encompass some or all of the following education responsibilities:

  • Delivering existing in-school, afterschool, and summer STEAM programs for grades ranging from Kindergarten through Middle School in Newark, Linden, Trenton, and other N.J. locations (programs may be virtual, hybrid, or in-person)
  • Developing and delivering new STEAM curricula
  • Planning and leading school field trips
  • Creating and delivering teacher professional development workshops
  • Managing our annual statewide 5th-grade and high school education contests
  • Supervising part-time education staff and interns
  • Engaging with schools and other partners to continue growing our education program
  • Further developing our related wildlife art programs
  • Coordinating outreach activities including speaking engagements and tabling events
  • Contributing to our print and online communications
  • Working with CWF management to expand financial support for our education work
  • Other education work as needed                   

The job will also include a range of administrative responsibilities in support of our wildlife conservation work. Some travel will be necessary, particularly once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Most work will be during business hours; however, occasional nights or weekend work may be required.

Deadline for applications is January 22, 2021. Select candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Position will start in January 2021.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to CWF at info@ConserveWildlifeNJ.org. Please note “Education Position” in email subject line.

Visit www.ConserveWildlifeNJ.org to learn more about our team.

Full-time: Up to 35 hours per week

Primary Location – Short-term: Virtual / Long-term: Teaching locations in North and Central N.J.


Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey seeks an Education Manager to lead our fast-growing education…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English is required. Proficiency in Spanish and other languages is beneficial.

English is required. Proficiency in Spanish and other languages is beneficial.

Location

Trenton, NJ

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to CWF at info@ConserveWildlifeNJ.org. Please note “Education Position” in email subject line.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to CWF at info@ConserveWildlifeNJ.org. Please note “Education Position” in email subject line.

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