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Substitute Preschool Teacher
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Deadline to Apply:
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 8:15pm
Nature Vision provides three weekly classes for Preschool students from September-May annually: Creative Play for ages 3.5-4.5, Preschool Adventures for ages 3.5-5, and Pre-K Discoveries for ages 4-5. Classes take place partly indoors and partly outdoors each day. For full information, please visit http://www.naturevision.org/farm-and-nature-preschool/ .
Nature Vision is a non-profit environmental education organization that fosters appreciation and stewardship of our environment through integration of school and community for a sustainable future. Nature Vision serves over 65,000 PreK-12 students annually. In 2015 the Nature Vision team received the Kids Outside Alliance Award for our work connecting youth with nature. In 2010, we received the Michael Mercer Water Conservation Educator Award with partners for the annual Sammamish Watershed Festival. Nature Vision was also honored with the 2007-2008 Environmental Education Association of Washington’s (EEAW) Award for Organizational Excellence.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Working and teaching collaboratively with Preschool teachers
Prep and clean-up of materials
Assisting with classroom management and preschool discipline
Modifying and adapting curriculum to meet the needs of the children
Bachelor’s degree or experience in Environmental Education, Interpretation, Life Science, Early Education or related field; combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to teach a preschool program indoors and in the field with groups of students in varying weather conditions. Must be enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about working with children. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and able to read, speak, and write the English language clearly.
Must maintain current Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED and First Aid certificates. Must possess a valid Washington State Drivers’ License and own insured vehicle to drive to field sites. May need to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.
How to Apply:
To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Ginny Ballard, Executive Director email@example.com by 8/31/16