The Nature Preschool Teacher works closely with the other Preschool staff, guiding the students in activities that promote physical, social, and emotional development. Teachers follow the philosophical guidelines of the Nature Preschool and Montessori principles in a nature based setting.
Must be reliable and prepared at all times, tardiness is not acceptable.
Must embrace the mission of Stokes Nature Center and enjoy being outdoors
A B.S or higher degree in early childhood education or elementary education
Prior teaching experience is required
CCL Background check required
Current Child and Infant CPR/AED and First Aid certification is required or willingness to become certified within two weeks of employment.
Must have the ability and willingness to meet the physical demands of the position (i.e., hike over rugged terrain in all kinds of weather, bending, kneeling, lifting 50 pounds, teaching outdoors in all weather).
Ability to exhibit positive and professional communication with children, parents, and staff
Maintain efficiency and orderliness in carrying out tasks
Must possess the ability to manage stress and guide the children in a calm, encouraging, and consistent manner
Outdoor nature education and Montessori experience is preferred but not required
About Stokes Nature Center
Your gateway to Logan Canyon and the beautiful landscape of Cache Valley, Utah! Our Mission is to promote exploration, provide education, and foster appreciation and stewardship of our natural world for people of all ages