Overview

Thorne Nature Preschool is seeking people who have a genuine love for young children, enjoy being in nature, and want to be part of a collaborative team where they can share and develop their skills as a teacher. Assistant teachers assist the teaching team to support the growth and well-being of the children in a year-round nature preschool program through daily mentorship and program support. Learn more at: www.thornenaturepreschool.org

Principal Responsibilities:
• Support one group of preschool students (up to 10 children) along with the Lead Teacher during the preschool program (9am-1:30pm), 5 days per week (M-F)
• Supervise children in the early care program, 8:30am-9:00am, 2-3 days per week
• Supervise children in the aftercare program, 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm, 2-3 days per week
• Assist in set-up and clean-up of the program supplies, equipment, and facilities
• Assist Preschool Team with the development and implementation of daily practices and routines, as well as seasonal, place-based, emergent curriculum that promotes early childhood development and deep nature connection
• Ensure the indoor and outdoor learning environments are in good condition to support safe, engaging, rich in experience, and positive child development
• Attend weekly Preschool Team meetings and occasional family events on weekends or evenings

Full position descriptions are on Thorne’s website. http://www.thornenature.org/get-involved/employment/.

To apply: Send resume, letter of interest, and any early childhood qualifications and/or questions regarding the position to Preschool Director, Lorene Wapotich, at [email protected] . No phone calls please.

Qualifications:
• Must be 18 years or older
• Able to be a positive, supportive, caring adult role model for young children
• Comfortable working outdoors and able to take care of self in all weather conditions (including snow, rain, wind, and hot sunny days)
• Previous experience working with preschool aged children preferred
• CPR and First Aid certified preferred but not required

CONTACT:
Lorene Wapotich
303.499.3647 x106 **No phone calls please**
[email protected]

Start Date: Current Open position
End Date: Year round position (36hrs/week)
Compensation: $18/hr plus benefits

Physical Address:
1466 N. 63rd St.
Boulder, CO 80303

Tagged as: Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

• Must be 18 years or older
• Able to be a positive, supportive, caring adult role model for young children
• Comfortable working outdoors and able to take care of self in all weather conditions (including snow, rain, wind, and hot sunny days)
• Previous experience working with preschool aged children preferred
• CPR and First Aid certified preferred but not required

About Thorne Nature Experience

To build Earth stewardship by providing youth with joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences that foster an emotional connection to nature.

Application Instructions

To apply: Send resume, letter of interest, and any early childhood qualifications and/or questions regarding the position to Preschool Director, Lorene Wapotich, at [email protected] . No phone calls please. Full position descriptions are on Thorne’s website. http://www.thornenature.org/get-involved/employment/.