Watershed School in Boulder, CO is looking for a field instructor to assist or co-instruct an 8-day wilderness backpacking orientation course for 10 high school students in the Indian Peaks Wilderness. Dates of hire are August 23 – September 2, 2021. Dates include 3 days of trip prep with students and co-instructor and 8 days in the field.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Current WFR or WFA certification, experience leading and instructing groups with backpacking in mountain/backcountry environment.

Preferred Skills:

strong collaboration and communication skills, positive energy, relates well with teens

About Watershed School

Watershed is a 6-12 independent school in Boulder, Colorado with a progressive educational model that is research-based, future-focused and community-centered. We know that students learn best when engaged in learning not just about the world, but in the world and for the world.

Application Instructions

Please email resume and cover letter to [email protected]