Early Childhood Summer Program Instructor


Teton Science Schools

Job status

Job Category

Job Type

Job Duration

Job Compensation Type




Apply here

Contact Name

Paige Fisher

Contact Email


Contact Phone


Deadline to Apply


700 Coyote Canyon Road
Jackson, WY
United States

Ready for a summer of pure joy and outdoor thrills? Become the magical guide for Pikas and Otters – our 3-5-year-old explorers – as an Early Childhood Program Instructor at Teton Science Schools in the enchanting Jackson, Wyoming! Picture this: 8 weeks of Reggio Emilia-inspired adventures, where every day is a canvas for creativity, curiosity, and laughter. With the Tetons as your playground, you'll craft unforgettable experiences, from dynamic lessons to epic hikes, all while fostering a love for the great outdoors. Join our spirited team, make memories, and let the summer vibes be your guide. Apply now – where learning is a journey and fun is the destination!



• Experience working with young children, ages 3 to 6.

• Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external constituents

• Ability to manage risk and make leadership decisions in outdoor settings with children.

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products and Google Apps

• Strong speaking and written communication skills

• Infant, Child and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED certification and will need to complete all mandatory state licensing requirements


Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

• Able to sit on the floor, be outside in all types of weather, and pick up heavy objects

• Time spent hiking and spending most of the day outside with young children

• Able to drive minibuses and buckle children into five-point harness car seats



Curriculum and Instruction

• Develop and Implement curriculum with support from team and director

• Set up dynamic environments and provocations for children

• Create daily documentation to share with families

• Care and support children with tasks such as using the bathroom, putting on sunscreen, and seeing to their overall well-being


Early Childhood team member

• Collaborate with co-teachers

• Complete duties: Meetings, journeys, lunch, rest time, and outdoor play

• Attend all trainings prior to program start dates

• Align with team culture and goals

• Support administrative duties associated with successful implementation of the program


One TSS Responsibilities

• Be friendly and accommodating to all faculty on all campuses whenever possible. We are in this together.

• Contribute to inclusive work and learning environments through continually developing cultural competency. Cultural Competence is one’s ability to interact effectively across various dimensions of diversity. It lies at the intersection of awareness of others, self-awareness, and applying skills & knowledge to promote inclusion and equity


This job description is not meant to state or imply that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their manager in compliance with federal and state laws.


Compensation Information

Hourly Wage: $20