Position Purpose:

Field Education Program Coordinators work with trip leaders of youth, family and adult groups to customize field science programs in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Coordinators also train and coach field educators who may be full time instructors or AmeriCorps members. Coordinators also manage the logistics and administrative work of the Field Education team. The administrative work includes a programmatic focus area. This coordinator position has a focus area of youth programs at the Kelly campus.

Hosting Educational Programs:
Work with visiting groups to develop customized, high-quality, place-based education programs.
Facilitate the growth of educators through all aspects of programming including meetings and debriefs.
Complete administrative duties necessary for high quality programs and efficient customer service including resource management, scheduling and program logistics.
Focus Area :
Manage Field Education’s youth programs at the Kelly campus. Develop resources, training and guidance for those hosting and instructing at the Kelly campus. Improve processes and procedures for programming at the Kelly campus
Educator Development:
Coach field educators to develop and refine pedagogical, instructional, and leadership skills.
Plan and implement onboarding, training and professional development for field educators to provide place-based programming in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks that increases scientific literacy, understanding of place and leadership skills.
Field Education Support:
Serve as a member of a Field Education coordinator team focused on curriculum and instruction, operations, or staffing systems.
Serve in the coordinator on-call rotation for Field Education.
Support and assist in the management of Field Education systems including food service, gear, hands to work, registration, operations, campus systems and marketing.


Salary DOE
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Pro Deals from brand name outdoor companies
Limited employee housing may be available
Proximity to Jackson, Wyoming and Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in education and in the workplace
Minimum of three years of experience teaching in a combination of formal (K-12) and informal (outdoor/environmental education) settings
Experience coaching educators on best practices when working with early elementary aged students.
Experience teaching or managing summer camps/programs or similar experiences for early elementary aged students.

Required Skills:

Ability to manage risk and make leadership decisions in front and backcountry settings
Organizational and prioritization skills
Familiarity with Google Apps

About Teton Science Schools

Teton Science Schools is a non-profit organization based in Jackson, WY. For over fifty years, Teton Science Schools have connected learners of all ages to their backyards, America’s national parks and the world by inspiring curiosity, engagement and leadership through transformative place-based education.

Application Instructions

Please apply through the TSS website: https://www.tetonscience.org/about/careers/