|By Hillary (220.127.116.11) on Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 7:18 pm: Edit Post|
Where There Be Dragons is currently accepting applications for field instructors.
Positions include 6-8 week summer commitments (training in the US beginning June 13th + international program) and college-accredited semester programs for cross-cultural experiential education programs in Bolivia and Peru. All qualified candidates - local and international - are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should have a well-demonstrated dedication, passion, skill set, understanding of the region. We empower our instructor teams to use their own in-country resources, contacts, and relationships. We know that the creativity and vision of our instructors makes Dragons programs the most unique and highest-quality learning experiences in the field of international experiential education.
Dragons instructors set the industry standard: They are committed educators who are intent on facilitating deep personal learning, reflection, and growth through meaningful cross-cultural experiences. When not guiding with Dragons, our instructors are graduate students, returned Peace Corps Volunteers, U.N. development professionals, veteran guides, and career teachers - all of whom share a passion for exploration, adventure, and hands-on learning through authentic, low-impact travel experiences.
While we don't expect that every applicant will meet all of criteria, the ideal candidate will:
Demonstrate unique in-country experience, regional fluency and strong contacts/relationships in any of the countries where we run programs (please speak to this in your application)
Demonstrate Spanish language skills.
Demonstrate experience leading groups and/or working with adolescents.
Demonstrate a dedication to the field of teaching and ability to educate the whole student.
Exhibit significant experience in a relevant field (i.e. education, guiding, development work, service learning, wilderness, non-profit sector, etc).
Possess a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or higher (WFR, WEMT) certification.
Have an understanding of risk management and navigation of challenging environments within the developing world.
Be capable of instructing a safe, educational, dynamic and engaging course.
To apply, please:
1. Read through our website at: www.wheretherebedragons.com
2. Read through our employment section: http://www.wheretherebedragons.com/staff.employ.ht ml
3. Submit your application & resume/CV via our website. Questions? Email email@example.com.