Environmental/Outdoor Educator

Organization

Deep Portage Learning Center

Job status

Job Category

Job Type

Job Duration

Job Compensation Type

Remote

No

Contact Name

Lindsay Bjorklund

Contact Email

lindsay@deepportage.org

Contact Phone

218-682-2325

Deadline to Apply

Location

2197 Nature Center Drive NW
Hackensack, MN
United States

This is a field teaching position. An instructor can count on spending most of the instructional day outside with students, chaperones, and visiting staff. Our programs include field science classes , physical skill building, and cross-disciplinary lessons. We teach thousands of students every school year. Our instructors create exceptional and life-changing experiences for these students! Staff live in provided housing on-campus where recreational opportunities abound!

Summary

Our programs include field science classes (Bog Ecology, Bass Pond in Winter, Macroinvertebrate Sampling, Forest Ecology), physical skill building (Canoeing, Climbing, Archery, Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing), and cross-disciplinary lessons (Orienteering, Nature Journaling, Biomass Basics, Wind Power, Team Building).

Environmental Educators primarily focus on teaching. The primary audience is children in 4th-6th grade, but educators will gain experience with K-12 students throughout the school year. There are also opportunities to develop and refine curriculum, create interpretive displays, participate in community programming, and contribute to a sustainably managed school.

Lots more position info and photos can be found on our website! https://www.deep-portage.org/environmentaleducator

Position Dates: September 2024 - May 2025

Compensation Information

$415/week + housing + meals while groups are on-site + use of recreational equipment