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Summer Outdoor Teachers Posted Jan 25
Merrohawke Nature School , Newburyport, MA
Merrohawke Nature School endeavors to spark the fire of nature connection in all participants enrolled in our summer nature-based programs. Through an authentic passion for the wild outdoors—both land and sea—our staff mentor youth in nature connection, serve as positive role models, ensure the safety of all participants, support the physical needs of youth through the day, help setup and maintain equipment used in programming, and actively and positively contribute to daily planning and debriefing meetings. We look for caring, compassionate, enthusiastic people who are deeply connected to nature and wish to inspire and nurture the same in others.

Desired Qualifications

~Love of teaching and mentoring children of all ages
~Passion for, and demonstrated experience with, Waldorf education, Waldorf early childhood education, and/or outdoor, experiential education
~Commitment to storytelling, singing, playing musical instruments or the arts
~Commitment to increasing naturalist knowledge of land and sea
~Comfort and experience in marine settings: coastal waters, intertidal zone, passenger boats and deep sea bottom sampling, fishing and birding
~Participation in at least one Art of Mentoring event, familiarity with ~Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature, or Waldorf education.
~Certified or willingness to be certified in Wilderness First Aid & CPR
~Must be 21 or older.

Hours, Salary & Schedule
Compensation ranges $13-$16/hr and is based on experience. Position runs June 17, 2019, through August 16, 2019. We invite you to apply online at

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