Traveling Outdoor Education Instructor
Are you driven by a love for education, outdoor adventure, and conservation? If so, then consider an enriching career opportunity with Nature’s Classroom New England. We are on the hunt for dynamic and dedicated educators to join our team for the fall season. We are presently welcoming applicants for our Traveling Outdoor Education Instructor vacancies for the upcoming fall season. This is a perfect opportunity for individuals who thrive in the great outdoors, enjoy educating, and are ready to travel. Housing is included, and we welcome applicants from across the nation.
Each morning you’ll arrive at a different school and be greeted by excited 1st to 8th graders, who are looking forward to a day of outdoor fun and learning! As a Traveling Outdoor Education Instructor, you’ll have the chance to impact young lives positively every day. Your primary responsibility will involve guiding a group of 12-16 students through engaging and hands-on outdoor activities designed to stimulate critical thinking and explore the connections between the natural and human-made world. You’ll delve into topics like team building, field journaling, sustainability, animal tracking, and ecology. If you’re new to these subjects, worry not. We begin each season with paid staff training to prepare you for the exciting journey ahead.
Instructors work with students from Monday to Friday throughout the fall season. Some Sunday travel may also be required. Our paid staff training starts on August 28, 2023, and the fall season wraps up around mid-November.
We’re seeking individuals who are enthusiastic about daily travel, love working outdoors, and have a knack for engaging with elementary and middle school students. A positive attitude and a team player mindset are must-haves. Applicants must possess a reliable vehicle to commute to different locations across New England and eastern New York. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not mandatory. COVID vaccination highly recommended, not required.
Salary & benefits
Traveling Outdoor Education Instructors earn $625 per week. Shared accommodation is included, along with mileage reimbursement and carpooling perks for work-related travel. We also arrange for hotels, Airbnb, or rooms at Nature’s Classroom’s residential sites when working with schools located far from your home base. Please note, only service animals are allowed, no ESAs.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
About Nature's Classroom New England
Nature’s Classroom New England is the largest overnight, hands-on, nature/science/SEL based outdoor education program in the northeast. We provide programming for thousands of elementary and middle school students across New England each year!