The Adventure Challenge Course Director in collaboration with the Director of Auxiliary Programs, is responsible for the recruitment, planning, management, licensing, and implementation of all Challenge Course Elements at Inly School, including summer camp and spring, summer, and fall rentals and programming. The Adventure Challenge Course Director is responsible for Low Ropes, Climbing Tower, teambuilding, and outdoor education programming that allow all students and campers to achieve goals as a group, while providing the chance to challenge themselves. This position is part time in spring and fall and full time in the summer. This position could be a year round position for the right candidate.

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Maintain safety standards and procedures in the field and is accountable for the assigned equipment care and use.
Oversee licensing of courses with the Massachusetts State Licensing Department.
Coordinate curriculum and programming for teambuilding and ropes activities for camp, student programs and rental groups.
Collaborate with Director of Auxiliary Programs on hiring additional Adventure Challenge course staff seasonally and on a per diem basis for programming needs.
Lead in-service training

Required Skills:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading groups on a high and low ropes element, challenge course, team building, etc.
Proven technical skills in the set-up and use of top rope belay systems in an outdoor setting.
Demonstrated experience administering risk management practices for adventure programs.
Capable of responding appropriately to emergencies and situations requiring first aid and/or CPR.
Able to perform high ropes rescues.
Ability to handle assignments with minimal instruction and supervision.

Preferred Skills:

First Aid and CPR Certifications.
ACCT Recognized Challenge Course Manager certification (or qualification to get certification prior to Summer 2023)
Willingness to accept responsibilities and duties other than those assigned.
Committing to support and further our anti-racist work as an organization. Learning about our initiatives and the continuous work and being able to vocalize with members if needed.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people

About Inly School

At Inly School our dynamic Montessori+ practices inspire our inclusive community of learners to explore and shape ourselves and the world with joyful curiosity, courage and compassion. Our commitment to anti-racist and anti-bias teaching practices are the privilege and responsibility of every member of the Inly Community. Inly School actively seeks faculty, families and leadership who embrace and practice skills that reflect our Montessori core values of collaboration, respect, compassion and empathy.

Application Instructions

Please send cover letter and resume to Kate Vizen, Director of Auxiliary Programs - [email protected]