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Survive the Sound in the Classroom

Salmon Education Coordinator (Part Time/Temporary) – CLOSED

LLTK is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Nonprofit salmon recovery organization, Long Live the Kings (LLTK), seeks a Salmon Education Coordinator (Coordinator) to refine and implement our salmon education materials and educator training associated with Survive the Sound, an online fish tracking game. The intent of this program is to foster salmon stewardship through engaging youth education opportunities.

This role is responsible for refining a suite of educational materials to (1) improve LLTK’s salmon education tools, (2) develop and implement educator training support, and (3) increase adoption of the salmon education program.

This part-time, temporary position is a member of the LLTK’s Projects team, including 3 full-time staff and 1-2 part-time staff based in our Seattle office, and 5 full-time staff working from other locations. This role reports to a Senior Project Manager but coordinates with other LLTK staff. The Coordinator will also interact with LLTK partners and educators.

This position will be based out of the LLTK Seattle office. However, due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, the number of staff allowed in the office at one time is currently limited and working from home will be necessary.

 

About Us

Long Live the Kings’ mission is to restore wild salmon and steelhead and support sustainable fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Since 1986, we have been advancing science, improving management, educating the public, and implementing solutions to balance the needs of fish and people. LLTK envisions a sustainable Northwest with a growing human population, a thriving economy, and flourishing salmon runs.

Long Live the Kings functions as a regional leader in salmon recovery.  We work and partner with other nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Tribes, universities, corporations, foundations, schools, and the public to carry out our mission.

 

Key Responsibilities

The Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

Improve LLTK’s salmon education tools

  • Integrate the curriculum with the Survive the Sound online game
  • Increase continuity between activities/lessons
  • Identify and fill gaps in the curriculum
  • Increases online accessibility by identify online forums and recommending website improvements

Develop and implement educator training and support

  • Develop written guides and examples
  • Facilitate online training sessions
  • Respond to questions and inquiries

Increase adoption of the salmon education program

  • Connect with schools and educators to share materials and training opportunities
  • Identify appropriate education resource forums (e.g. Peachjar) and share materials and training opportunities

 

Skills and Qualifications

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A demonstrated ability to develop curriculum, educational activates, and/or lessons
  • Experience with 3rd – 5th grade education
  • 2+ years of teaching experience
  • Experience with remote working, teaching, and learning
  • Familiarity with Next Generation Science Standard
  • Experience with Washington State education learning standards
  • A network of educators
  • Experience teaching underserved populationsc
  • Basic knowledge of salmon lifecycle, environmental processes, and environmental stewardship
  • Experience training other educators
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Good natured team member, diplomatic, flexible and willing to contribute to the overall success of the organization
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and comfort speaking publicly
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Comfort appearing in videos and images

 

Compensation will range from $23 – $26 an hour, DOQ. The schedule is flexible, but the Coordinator will be expected to work from 20 – 30 hours per week for a total of approximately 700 hours between late November 2020 and early June 2021. No benefits are included.

To apply, please send a one-page cover letter and resume to Lucas Hall at lhall@lltk.org. You may also send your application via mail to:

 

Lucas Hall

Long Live the Kings

1326 5th Ave. Suite 450

Seattle, WA 98101

 

Applications will be reviewed immediately. We encourage you to submit your application before November 17.

 

Learn more about us at www.lltk.org.