NaturePlay School Instructor

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12:15am

Organization: 

Address:

Downers Grove, IL
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

Lyman Woods is seeking a NaturePlay School Instructor to lead our outdoor early childhood education program. NaturePlay School couples outdoor-based learning, nature play, and the introduction to science and nature concepts with traditional early childhood experiences. This position is permanent part-time, and is part of a fun, enthusiastic and passionate team of outdoor education professionals at Lyman Woods. Candidates should demonstrate a genuine passion for outdoor education and enthusiasm for working with children and their parents.

Bachelors degree in environmental education, natural sciences, education, early childhood education, or related field, with at least 2 years experience preferred. Must have some knowledge or experience pertaining to wildlife, natural history, and local flora and fauna. Program development experience a plus. Must display excellent communication with staff, parents and children. Must have a valid Illinois Driver's license. Must love working outdoors in all types of weather conditions and be able to tolerate biting and stinging insects. This is a permanent part-time position with approximately 20 - 25 hours per week.

How to Apply:

Send resume to sforsythe@dgparks.org.

Contact Name:

Shannon Forsythe

Contact Phone:

630.963.9388

Contact Email:

sforsythe@dgparks.org