Details: $20 an hour
8940 Jones Mill Road
We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher for Audubon Nature Preschool’s all outdoor Acorn program. Come join a warm and welcoming community committed to helping young children find the joy of wonder. We seek a strong candidate with experience working with very young children (ages 1-4), a love of nature and the outdoors, and a desire to help young children learn about and connect with the environment. Our play-based, nature-based program requires teachers who are active and comfortable exploring the outdoors in all types of weather. Flexibility, reliability, and ability to work on a team are key to the role. Natural history knowledge and experience is a plus. The Acorn Program is located at the Woodend Nature Sanctuary in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
A degree in education or an education-related field
At least two years of experience working with young children
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
Must pass FBI and State of Maryland Background Check
Create engaging and meaningful outdoor activities and experiences for children
Collaborate with a team to further develop our school’s nature-based curriculum
Interact, guide and play with the children at their physical level
Engage in positive interactions with students, parents and teaching team
Lead informal outdoor hikes and explorations for students and families
Outgoing, friendly, flexible and reliable
Organized and able to multitask
Excellent communication skills
This is a part-time teaching position for the 2018-2019 school year. Dates of employment are September 13, 2018 to May 31, 2019. Hours are Thursdays 9am to 12pm.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by email to Stephanie Bozzo at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.