Outdoor Education Instructor

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, August 15, 2022, 5:00pm


Lakeside, CT
United States

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Become a Nature’s Classroom New England Instructor this Fall! Two locations in Connecticut. Housing provided.

Nature’s Classroom New England is the largest overnight, hands-on, nature/science/SEL based outdoor education program in the northeast. We provide programming for thousands of elementary and middle school students across New England each year! Each spring and fall we host students at our 6 beautiful sites. During their 1-5 day stay, students participate in an exciting variety of day and night time activities, facilitated by Nature’s Classroom instructors. 

Instructors deliver residential, 1 to 5 day environmental education programs to 4th - 8th grade students. We focus on social and emotional learning, science and engineering skills, and adventure education. The hands-on lessons focus on building critical thinking skills and exploring the connections between the natural and human-made world. Some of our favorite activities include wilderness survival, wood carving, aquatic biology, science fair, and outdoor cooking! Instructors also facilitate team building (initiatives and low ropes) to develop students’ leadership and problem-solving skills. Instructors are responsible for educating a group of 10-12 students throughout the program, including facilitating day and evening lessons. We are committed to providing the highest quality educational experience to our schools and are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated educators to join our team! 
Dates of Employment 
August 29th until mid-November, including paid training.

$125 per day 
Room and board provided. (Service animals only)
Mileage reimbursement for work related travel.
Desired Experience and Qualifications 
Experience working with elementary and middle school students.
Fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Ability to walk/hike 3-5 miles per day.
Ability to work as part of a team of outdoor educators.
A passion for outdoor education.
Seeking staff for the following locations: 
Ivoryton, Connecticut
Lakeside, Connecticut

Position Start Date:

Monday, August 29, 2022

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How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Rachel D’Angio, Hiring Manager, at staff@naturesclassrooms.com.

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Housing and food provided.

Contact Name:

Rachel D'Angio

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