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Afterschool Teacher-Naturalist

JOB DESCRIPTION
PUDDLESTOMPERS™ Nature Exploration is looking for teachers to join our education team! Based in Newton, MA, we run programs across the Greater Boston area. with the goal of connecting young naturalists to the open spaces in their communities. Through hands-on nature exploration, STEM-based activities, games, and nature crafts, our programs are designed to foster a love of the natural world in all four seasons.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead children in outdoor exploration using hands-on activities, songs, games, stories, and projects. You would primarily be teaching after-school classes for students in PreK-2nd grade, held onsite in the afternoon at their schools. This is a part-time position; the number of classes per week may vary depending on the season. Monday through Friday openings, up to 10 classes per week (up to 2 classes per afternoon).

Programs are for PreK-2nd grade
Classes are typically 1 hour – 1.5 hours long
There is a maximum of 12 children per class
Programs take place all across Greater Boston area; some travel is required
Programs are designed to be held completely outdoors, but can be adapted for an indoor space (season & weather dependent). All programs will have indoor locations available, or schedule rain dates in advance.

Position reports to Program Director.

QUALIFICATIONS
Prior teaching experience with 2-9 yr olds
Experience in outdoor education and/or a degree in the sciences a plus
Dependable, responsible, and organized
Fun-loving, creative, and engaging
Reliable transportation is a must

DEADLINE: ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL POSITION(S) ARE FILLED
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to info@puddlestompers.com.

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