Application Materials

This online application provides space to provide Los Angeles County Outdoor Science School administrators with information about your interest and qualifications for working at the Outdoor Science School. You might want to review the items that are part the application and write your responses offline. When you feel your responses are complete it will be an easier task to copy and paste specific responses into the online application where appropriate.

  1. Personal Data
    • Name
    • Current address
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Position applying for
    • Site applying for (one or both sites)
  2. Cover Letter
    • Your cover letter should  provide information on your expertise beyond your resume. Provide information on why you are qualified for the job you are applying for and to explain the reasons for your interest in working with students at the Los Angeles County Outdoor Science School. You can type your cover letter in the field below; the field will expand to accommodate additional text.
  3. Resumé
    • Professional Summary 
      • Enter a brief description of your professional background. You can choose to highlight specific skills, knowledge or experience in outdoor education.
    • Qualifications
      • List 3 to 4 skills that make you suited for work at the Outdoor Science School. 
    • Work Experience
      • Enter details about what you did in your previous jobs. Start with your responsibilities, but also include results and achievements.
    • Educational Background
      • Enter colleges, universities, or training programs that you have attended.. Be sure to list your degrees earned.
    • Other Relevant Experience(s)
    • Certifications
      • Enter any licenses, credentials, or other certifications that make you qualified to work at the Los Angeles County Outdoor Science School.
    • Affiliations
      • Enter any professional organizations that you are involved in.
  4. Personal Background Information
    • Your present goals
    • First Aid certification
    • Your health and physical condition
    • Availability
    • Experience with elementary students
    • Experience with camping, hiking, nature study, etc.
    • Ability and experience with music
    • Ability and experience in group games, free time, etc.
    • Describe your philosophy of discipline or methods. What methods work for you?
    • Experience with ethnically diverse students
    • On a scale of 1 to 10, rate yourself on your suitability for this Naturalist position. Add an explanation of your rating if you wish.
  5. Transcripts
    • Complete the application process by scanning and forwarding PDF (portable document format) copies of your transcripts. Send copies of your scanned transcripts to "applications [at] outdoorscienceschool [dot] org."

Personal Data
Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Be sure to enter "USA" in the country field. It cannot be blank.
Phone *
Phone
For which site(s) are you applying?
Cover Letter
Your cover letter should provide information on your expertise beyond your resume. Provide information on why you are qualified for the job you are applying for and to explain the reasons for your interest in working with students at the Los Angeles County Outdoor Science School. You can type your cover letter in the field below; the field will expand to accommodate additional text.
Resumé
Enter a brief description of your professional background. You can choose to highlight specific skills, knowledge or experience in outdoor education.
List 3 to 4 skills that make you suited for work at the Outdoor Science School.
Enter details about what you did in your previous jobs. Start with your responsibilities, but also include results and achievements.
Enter colleges, universities, or training programs that you have attended.. Be sure to list your degrees earned.
Enter any licenses, credentials, or other certifications that make you qualified to work at the Los Angeles County Outdoor Science School.
Enter any professional organizations that you are involved in.
Personal Background Informaton
First aid certification? *
When can you begin? Can you work through the entire school year (September to mid-June)?

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