Environmental Science Educator



United States

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About NatureBridge

Founded in 1971, NatureBridge provides environmental science programs for students in the world’s best classrooms—our national parks. As the largest residential education partner of the National Park Service, NatureBridge serves more than 30,000 students and their teachers each year in seven national parks. In order to further our mission, NatureBridge is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion and to promoting equal opportunity for students and staff in the field of environmental education. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds, abilities, cultures, orientations, identities, and communities. For more information, visit: naturebridge.org

About the Position

Environmental Science Educators in Prince William Forest Park teach environmental science education programs to students from Virginia and Washington DC in a residential outdoor school setting. Most students are in 5th or 7th grade, and attend for a three-day program. Educators provide diverse student groups with meaningful experiences that connect them to nature, facilitate opportunities for personal and social growth, and expose them to the excitement and wonder of science. Qualifications include 1-2 years of relevant teaching experience and a Wilderness First Aid certification. Housing and paid training days included. Please view the attached document for a full job description. 

  • Spring Season (SEEKING IMMEDIATE HIRES): April 2nd-June 7th
  • Fall Season: September 4th-November 8th

How to Apply:

A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter describing why you want to work for NatureBridge at Prince William Forest Park
  • Your current resume
  • Contact information for three references

When your application materials are complete, submit your application online at: https://naturebridge.org/environmental-science-educator-application-mid-atlantic

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Rae Parks

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