Assistant Forest School Teacher
Location: Prospect Park and Central Park Type: Part Time Deadline: None
Brooklyn Forest is seeking assistant forest school class leaders to help guide our outdoor parent-child classes in Prospect Park and Central Park. At Brooklyn Forest, we strive to nurture the whole child. We want a child's first class to be filled with wonder. And we believe that a wonderful childhood starts with imaginative play and a supportive community; with a meaningful connection to nature and wildlife; with vigorous physical work and nourishing food; with simple rhythms and constant singing; with feeling at home in the forest. Learn more about us here.
We value creativity, a high level of attention to detail, and hard work. We are seeking like-minded individuals who are up for the hard, yet invigorating work of a forest school teacher. Potential candidates must be flexible and exhibit a willingness to perform any job, be it crouching low to the ground to build tiny houses made of leaves and sticks, getting down in the dirt to make mud pies, or lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.
- Undergraduate degree
- 1 year + of experience working with young children
- Coursework in Early Childhood Education a plus
- Demonstrated ability to sing and speak in front of groups
- Must be available mornings Monday through Friday
Complete an online application below.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter telling us why you are interested in joining our team.