Organization: North Branch Nature Center
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Montpelier, Vermont
Salary: Hourly $20/hr
The Forest Preschool (FPS) Co-Teacher works collaboratively with the FPS Director and other FPS teachers to facilitate child-centered play and learning with nature. The FPS Co-Teacher promotes best practices of a nature-based early childhood program at NBNC. The FPS Co-Teacher is responsible for a regular teaching schedule, ongoing and collaborative curriculum and education philosophy development, student safety, risk management, outdoor site assessments, and student behavior. If the Lead Teacher is absent, the FPS Co-Teacher would take the lead teacher role for the day. The FPS Co-Teacher helps nurture student growth, and supports the FPS Director in family communication and FPS special events. A member of the NBNC Education Team, the FPS Co-Teacher plays a supporting role in maintaining Swallow’s Nest (the building that houses the FPS program) and the adjoining Nature Playscape through daily upkeep.
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Closing Date: Open until filled.