Outdoor Education Teacher/Naturalist

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Worton, MD
United States

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Responsibilities: At Echo Hill you would teach a variety of classes from all of our curriculum areas. You would also supervise all aspects of students residential life during their stay at the school including overnights in platform tents or cabins of seven to ten students, table-heading at family style meals, and supervision of free time and other activities.

Qualifications: We are seeking motivated, energetic individuals with creativity and commitment. A background in Education, Recreation, Environmental Education, Adventure Learning, Psychology, Natural Sciences, Marine Biology or related fields is desired. Experience working with and relating to children of all ages is very beneficial.

Individuals will be required to submit to a criminal background check and participate in a random and periodic drug testing program.  Individuals must hold current adult, child and infant CPR/FA/AED certification for the Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider during the term of their employment.

Compensation: The starting salary for Teacher/Naturalists is $240-$260 per week. School owned housing and full board are a condition of this residential teaching position. Ten month contracts may be available for interested, committed individuals depending upon future openings and satisfactory job performance. A staff medical reimbursement plan is also available.

How to Apply:

Deadline: Applications are welcome year round.  Primary starting dates are in March and late August.

To Apply: If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding experience please provide your cover letter, resume, three phone references and two letters of recommendation from different individuals to:

Betsy Zelter McCown, Associate Director

Echo Hill Outdoor School

13655 Bloomingneck Road

Worton, Maryland 21678