Summer 2018 Assistant Teacher Naturalist


Deadline to Apply:

Friday, June 8, 2018, 5:00pm


Newton, MA
United States

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Assistant Teacher Naturalists are responsible for providing general support to the Lead and Team Teachers and children during the program. Help to engage children in outdoor exploration through hands-on investigation, active movement, games, songs, stories, and art projects. Provide support to Lead and Team teachers by leading children in free play activities and organizing games for children ages 3-6.This is a part-time position from 8:30am-1:00pm daily, with opportunities for extended day from 1:00-3:00pm. Our primary Summer Locations are: Newton Nahanton Park, Newton Auburndale Cove, and South Newton’s Temple Beth Avodah. There is opportunity to work in Wellesley and Wayland for limited weeks during the summer. Compensation is $11/hour.

Summer positions have a flexible schedule based on registration, with weekly commitments from June - August. Our Summer 2018 camp season is June 4th - August 31st. There is potential for daily teaching opportunities during our April Vacation program (April 17th - 20th).


  • Prior teaching experience with 2-5 year olds and/or K-2nd graders
  • Experience in outdoor education and/or degree in the natural sciences a plus
  • Ability to work in active outdoor environment
  • Dependable, responsible, enthusiastic, and organized
  • Fun-loving, creative and engaging

How to Apply:

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