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Join Our Team

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To begin April/May 2020

5 day a week teaching position

Forest Roots & Wild Roots

We are seeking a passionate and experienced outdoor educator to co-teach Forest School classes for elementary (6-12) and middle school (11-15) ages. Our non-profit Forest School provides opportunities for youth to learn through direct experience, while hiking, playing and exploring at beautiful Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore, WA. Our teachers act as mentors, role models, and guides for the children as they spark engagement, create connections, and learn alongside the children each day. This position averages over 30 hours a week, September through June, and can be combined with a Summer Camp teaching position for a year-round job. Option for a 40-hour workweek with additional Forest School duties.  

Pay: $20-$25 an Hour

Days: Monday-Friday

Hours: Between 9:45-3:15

Forest School Year contract required

Forest School Substitute Teacher

The lead teacher will let you know throughout the day how to best support the class, but for the most part, your role will include:

  • keeping an eye on the children and the surroundings (counting, watching boundaries, checking for hazards)

  • supporting their exploration and discovery

  • helping with bathroom breaks

  • ensuring that the class stays together during hikes

  • assisting the teacher in lessons, projects and games

  • helping to set up and take down the class space and materials

  • modeling a positive and inquisitive attitude

  • modeling a positive attitude about the weather rain and shine

Let us know if you have any questions or need to borrow any gear. We have adult rain jackets and pants. Thank you for your help!

Pay: $20.00 an Hour

Days: Monday-Friday 

Hours: Between 9:45-3:15

Occasional work

2020 Summer Camp Teacher

We are seeking enthusiastic and caring summer camp staff to join us at Saint Edward State Park or at Kenmore’s Linwood Park. Our summer camps  provide opportunities for youth to learn through direct experience playing, exploring, and stewarding beautiful parks in Kenmore, Washington. Our teachers act as mentors, role models, and guides, sparking engagement, creating connections, and learning alongside the children each day. 

Pay: $16.00-$20.00 an Hour

Days: Monday-Friday 

Hours: Between 8:30-4:30/ for OT stay until 5:15

1 Full time Position with possible overtime



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