After-School Lead Teacher

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Missoula, MT
United States

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Shooting Stars Lead Teacher (preschool) and Schoolwide Afternoon Planning Sub. Clark Fork School. Missoula, MT.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic educator to further our mission of fostering a sense of wonder for community and the natural world. This teacher will also be the afternoon planning sub for our various classrooms. 

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 1:00-6:00

Minimum Requirements:  

Bachelor’s degree in education or related field, or two years experience in a licensed childcare setting. Background in nature education strongly preferred. Respect for nature, a love for children, and a caring demeanor is a must!

Job responsibilities:

* Genuinely listen to students and react with care and compassion.
* Explore the natural world and the Missoula community with students.
* Plan and implement a place-based, experiential, and student-centered curriculum.
* Model and teach environmentally sensitive behaviors.
* Foster a sense of wonder for community and the outside world.
* Supervise and collaborate with assistant.
* Collaborate with other lead teachers.
* Conduct monthly one-on-one meetings with assistant.
* Perform administrative tasks as requested.
* Demonstrate a passion for nature and place-based education.
* Ensure the classroom dynamic promotes healthy student develop and a deep sense of wonder.
* Play.

Physical Demands:  

The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by the educator to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:  Standing for long periods of time, walking, hiking, reaching, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, talking, hearing, visual acuity, significant time spent outdoors in all weather conditions, lifting up to 60 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Compensation: $12.00/hour

Please email resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.

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