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Deadline to Apply:

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 11:45pm


Hendersonville, NC
United States

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Job Description:

MTOS’s experiential learning curriculum combines natural science study, community building activities and opportunities for participants to increase their self-confidence through outdoor activities.

Instructor responsibilities include:

- Active participation in staff training
- Teaching small group classes (generally two, three hour classes per day).  Instructors are responsible for developing proficiency in all MTOS classes
- Leading evening programs(average of two programs per week)
- Full participation in all staff meetings and professional development activities
- Assisting with student orientation and meal orientation responsibilities
- Interacting professionally with students, teachers and parents
- Maintaining program equipment
- Implementing risk management systems for programs, equipment and transportation
- Bi-weekly “On Call” duties as assigned, not exceeding two times per month.
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Instructors should be 21+ years of age and have completed their college degree.  Degrees in a related field (Biology, Ecology, Education, and Recreation) preferred.  Preference is given to those who have experience teaching in experiential and adventure education.

Certification in CPR and First Aid is required (WFA/WFR preferred).

Staff should have experience working with young people and have knowledge of, or be willing to learn, hands-on activities in natural science, outdoor living skills, teambuilding, facilitation of high ropes and rock climbing and wilderness expeditions.

Staff involved with leading backpacking and rock climbing expeditions are required to be certified in WFA (WFR preferred). 

Salary: Instructor compensation begins at $280/week.  Room and board are provided for the employment period. Staff agreements include paid staff training.

Dates of Employment:

Spring Season: February 4th, 2018 through June 2nd, 2018.


How to Apply:

Visit our website or go to: and submit an instructor application.  You will be asked to provide 3 references.

If you have questions, contact MTOS at or 828-692-9136 ext. 2839