Job Opportunities

Do you love teaching young children and have a passion for nature? Are you creative, energetic, engaging and genuinely interested in connecting young children to the natural world? PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration is looking for an outstanding candidates to teach nature programs to children ages 2-8 in the Greater Boston area.

PUDDLESTOMPERS™ Nature Exploration's mission is to connect the youngest naturalists and their parents and caregivers to the open spaces in their communities. Based in Newton, MA we serve the Greater Boston area through offering Child/Adult Classes, Drop-off Vacation Programs, Preschool Enrichments, School Programming for Grades K-2nd, and Weekly Summer Programs. Join the PUDDLESTOMPERS team today!

 

 
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Summer 2019

Assistant Teacher Naturalist

PUDDLESTOMPERS™ Nature Exploration's mission is to connect the youngest naturalists, ages 2- 8 (and their parents and caregivers) to the open spaces in their communities. Based in Newton, MA we serve the Greater Boston area through offering Child/Adult Classes, Drop-off Vacation Programs, Preschool Enrichments, School Programming for Grades K-2nd, and Weekly Summer Programs.

Responsibilities

Assistant Teacher Naturalists are responsible for providing general support to the Lead and Hiker Teachers and children during the program. Help to engage children in outdoor exploration through hands-on investigation, active movement, games, songs, stories, and art projects. Provide support to Lead and Hiker teachers by leading children in free play activities and organizing games for children ages 3-6.

This is a part-time position from 8:30am-1:00pm daily, with opportunities for extended day from 1:00-3:00pm. Our primary Summer Locations are: Newton Nahanton Park, Newton Auburndale Cove, and Wellesley Recreation Center. Compensation is $12/hour.

Summer positions have a flexible schedule based on registration. We are looking for teachers who have weekly availability for July 29th - August 30th.

Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience with 2-5 year olds and/or K-2nd graders  

  • Experience in outdoor education and/or degree in the natural sciences a plus  

  • Ability to work in an active outdoor environment

  • Dependable, responsible and organized  

  • Fun-loving, creative and engaging

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