Environmental Educator

Employer
Louisville Nature Center
Location
Louisville, Kentucky, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 13, 2021
Closes
Jul 05, 2021
Ref
2077225771
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Environmental Educator/ Swallowtail Forest School Teacher

Forest School teachers guide children age 3-5 to connect with the natural world, and coach them in their social and emotional growth. Full-time, teaches Forest School (August - May), and summer camp in the summer. $14-$15/hr.

Requirements:

• A love of children is the highest priority! We work with a very diverse audience, including young children and people with disabilities.

• A love of the outdoors is the next highest priority. Natural history knowledge and enthusiasm for conservation is very helpful.

• First Aid and CPR certification, or the ability to obtain it upon employment.

• An ideal candidate will be flexible, creative, growth-minded, and a team player.

Responsibilities:

• Conducts engaging and educational activities, and instructs diverse ages of students, primarily in an outdoor setting (including in inclement weather)

• Organizes and ensures that all program materials (copies, art supplies, etc.) are prepared in advance

• Coordinates and participates in set up and take down of materials - checking to ensure all areas (education rooms, bathrooms, lobby and grounds) are clean and materials are properly stored at the end of the day

• Supervises groups of children, with highest safety standards in mind at all times