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We're Hiring!

We're hiring a Lead Forest School Educator for the 2023-24 School Year.

Lead Educators at the Growing Wild Forest School are passionate about providing a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development in an outdoor, nature-based setting. The Lead Educator works closely with a co-teacher and children to facilitate outdoor classes with children. Tasks include thoughtful curriculum design based on children’s emergent interests, on-going reflection about and assessment of children and the forest school program, and collaboration with other teachers. Lead teacher will manage support staff as needed. Lead Educators set the tone for learning as engaged, enthusiastic role models of nature-based education while maintaining a safe, positive atmosphere.

The Lead Educator must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong leadership skills and have the ability to work well with others. All our educators must demonstrate the ability to nurture and promote positive growth in children, be energetic, compassionate, and culturally sensitive and aware.

The full job description is available here: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

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