Outdoor Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, February 14, 2021, 5:00pm

Address:

Hillsboro, OR
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

This is a forest school teaching position for EdenAcres Environmental Education, in Forest Grove, Oregon. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who can work independently as well as in a team, is confident in working with children of various ages and abilities, enjoys being out of doors - rain or shine - , and finds a job that offers new adventures each day energizing. Teaching Mon/Wed/Fri. ~30 hours per week. $13.00 - $19.00/hour DOE. Possible addition of Tuesday/Thursday site maintenance and program development for an additional 10 hrs/wk

 

Responsibilities:

  • Nature Days - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8am-3:30pm
  • Collaborate with other teachers to deliver nature-based, experiential learning for children 6-12
  • Provide a safe environment at all times 
  • Hold students in an artful and kind way through thick and thin 
  • Maintain the rhythm of the day 
  • Communicate clearly with parents and students 
  • Communicate clearly with other instructors
  • Handle emergency situations safely and effectively 
  • Facilitate contactless dropoff and pickup 
  • Ensure safe spaces by sanitizing tools, materials, and touch surfaces after children have used them or been in the space

Preferred Characteristics: 

  • Passion for outdoor and experiential education
  • Experience working with children/youth ranging from k-12 in diverse and often challenging situations
  • Basic forest/primitive skills
  • Knowledge of native flora and fauna
  • Wilderness first aid
  • Love and appreciation for the natural world 

Requirements: 

  • CPR & First Aid, Epi-pen training 
  • Full rain and winter gear
  • Be able to lift at least 50 lbs
  • Be on feet for long periods of time
  • Grit and compassion 

How to Apply:

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter to info.edenacres@gmail.com