Nature On Wheels Instructor

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Address:

Groton, MA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

For years, Nature’s Classroom New England has been running residential Outdoor Education programs throughout New England and New York. When the pandemic hit, we had to pause our overnight programs.  Faced with shutting down the program indefinitely and just packing it in, we opted to get creative.  We rounded up some flexible, passionate staff, adapted the program and hit the road to bring our program to the schools! 

During the school week, we drive out to schools to provide single or multi-day programs mostly for 4th-8th grade students. Your work day will be the same as a normal school day, varying a bit from school to school, but generally done by 3:00.  As an instructor, you would teach a group of 10-14 students at time on topics ranging from wilderness survival skills to simulations designed to demonstrate human ecological impact.  Our curriculum has been honed by decades of environmental education innovation and adapted for flexibility with the N.O.W program.  A week of paid training and orientation is included in the dates listed below.  We are looking for adventurous and passionate educators eager to grow their own knowledge while making a positive impact on the world through the lives of children!

Salary is $100 per day

Mileage rate is $.45/mile with carpooling perks

Housing is provided

A week of paid training and orientation

Housing is provided.  We will have two “home bases”. One will serve as your home for the whole season.  You will have a roommate.

Hotels, airbnbs and rooms at one of our residential sites will be arranged for you when working with a school that is far from your home base.

You should feel comfortable sharing a room with a fellow staff member whose gender identity matches yours.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to steve@naturesclassrooms.com or call us at 603.539.8053