Job Opportunities At NESS
Executive Director of Education
NESS seeks an Executive Director of Education who will advance its mission of providing exceptional, transformative education with proven results, building brighter futures through ocean adventure education. This position will oversee the curriculum and teaching strategies at NESS to engage students through inquiry-based educational programs. This entrepreneurial Executive Director will play a key role on the leadership team, employing collaborative skills to advance the strategic vision of the organization. The ideal candidate has extensive teaching and administrative experience and demonstrates a passion for experiential education. This full-time, year-round position reports to the CEO/President.
New London Educator
New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) seeks an Educator for its growing year-round New London operations at Ocean Beach Park, New London Public Schools, a downtown office
and service organizations as well as seasonally at Green Harbor Beach. The New London Educator will wear many hats including, but not limited to: curriculum development, program implementation, AmeriCorps program support, safety, and community outreach. This is an opportunity to work with NESS to serve the community of New London, while playing a critical role in a growing nonprofit, and contributing to NESS’s overall success. The Educator will communicate effectively with students, parents, partner organizations, other customers, AmeriCorps members, and staff, demonstrating a high degree of maturity, professionalism, and sense of responsibility at all times.
NESS SEA AmeriCorps Member / Adventure STEM Educator
New England Science & Sailing Foundation’s nationally-recognized, award-winning ocean adventure education programs combine sailing and science for innovative STEM programming and partnerships leading to inclusiveness, experiential learning, personal growth, and stewardship of our community and environment.
Head Race Coach
Candidates should have a strong racing background with the experience, capabilities, and passion for continuing growth of local sailors. The Head Race Coach must be a self-starter and able to work within a team as well as on their own. The position has the potential to range from seasonal to year-round, depending on the ideal candidate, and reports to the Sailing Program Director.
Seasonal & Semi-Seasonal Opportunities
Candidates must be motivated, able to work within a team as well as on their own and have proven skills working with students. This position will work closely with fellow instructors, NESS support staff, and Junior Instructors. This position reports to the Sailing Program Director.
Marine Science/Adventure Sports Summer Educator
The NESS Summer Educator helps New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) achieve its mission of building brighter futures through ocean adventure education. NESS Summer Educators implement high-quality programming with an active, hands-on, experientially-oriented marine science-based curriculum.
Junior Instructors, Junior Aquarists, & Internships
This volunteer position is an opportunity to gain experience teaching and supervising young students while learning and having fun in the ocean environment. Each day, Junior Instructors will assist our Marine Science staff, Adventure Sports staff or Sailing staff in all aspects of the program. We are looking for mature youth and young adults, ages 15 and up, with a contagious energy and excellent team leadership skills.