Forest Preschool Teacher

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 5:45pm



Montpelier, VT
United States

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Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with morning preparation, afternoon clean-up, and daily logistics.
  • Assist with social mentoring throughout the day.
  • Support child-centered play and learning by paying careful attention to each child’s natural curiosity and interests.
  • Assist with planning and implementation of curriculum
  • Follow NBNC safety protocols and conduct seasonal site assessments
  • Draft and edit student narratives
  • Tell oral stories
  • Build fires
  • Participate in weekly debrief
  • Assist with parent teacher conferences
  • Assist with writing newsletter, blog posts, grant applications, and media outreach.


  • BA in Early Childhood Education or VT Early Childhood Career Ladder Level 4 Certificate
  • At least 12 months experience teaching in a preschool setting
  • Background or course work related to Forest School and Nature Preschool philosophy
  • Documented experience in risk assessment
  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR
  • Experience storytelling and singing as part of a daily teaching routine
  • Able to demonstrate safety protocols with tool use and fire making skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace

How to Apply:

Send a letter of interest, a resume and two references by January 31 to:

Amy Butler - Director of Education

713 Elm Street

Montpelier, VT. 05602

(802) 229-6206