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Interested in joining our Nature's Classroom staff?
Here's what you need to know...

***  We are now hiring for our Fall 2018 Season  ***

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Nature's Classroom teachers...

... are drawn together by our love of teaching and our belief in strong and supportive communities.  As a member of our staff you can count on being valued for your unique contributions and you'll discover the best family you've never known!

   We are a seasonal program, open during most of the school year, and often have positions available early in the Spring and again in the Fall.

While our hiring is mostly seasonal, we would love to hear from you at any time!

 
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Our program sites are in New York and New England, but our staff members come from all over the United States. We are a residential program and provide food and lodging to all our teaching staff. 

 

If you think that you might like to work with us, please tour the website, read, "So You Want to Work For Nature's Classroom??" and then download an application. (If you can't download it we'll be glad to send you one.) You can either e-mail the completed application to us or you can print it out and snail-mail it to us. If you have any questions, give us a call at 800-433-8375 or 508-248-2741. We'll be happy to talk to you.

 

E-mail your application, or your inquiries,  to:

ashley@naturesclassroom.org

or mail your application to:

Nature's Classroom
Attn: Ashley
19 Harrington Road
Charlton, MA 01507

phone:  (800) 433-8375


fax: (508) 248-2745

We hope to hear from you soon!

 

Nature's Classroom is an amazing environment... an amazing community of people that support each other.

 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2018.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL / OUTDOOR EDUCATOR

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Group leader and teacher in the 5-day residential program.
- Develop and present classes in a variety of academic areas.
-Special projects and light maintenance of the facility.
-Evening activities and mealtime duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Bachelors degree
-Strong commitment to children and learning
-Teaching experience (certification NOT required)
-Science/Math background helpful but not required
-Energetic, dedicated & able to become involved in all aspects of
the program.
-Experience working with children desired.
-Special skills (music, singing, storytelling, group dynamics)
helpful.

SALARY/BENEFITS:
-$200 to $340 per week based on education and experience
-Room and board 7 days a week
-The opportunity to teach in an informal setting at a 1 to 12 ratio
-A supportive organization that is willing to help you develop
professionally
-Freedom to explore new areas for classes and programs
-A chance to open your own site in association with Nature's
Classroom

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT:
Fall: Labor day through roughly Thanksgiving. 
Spring: mid March through the second week in June. Specific
dates vary by site.

To get a good idea of your responsibilities as a staff member at
Nature's Classroom, please read:

"So You Want to Work For Nature's Classroom??"

NURSES - RNs & LPNs, EMTs

 

 

click here for more details

WORK IN A NON-MEDICAL SETTING

At Nature's Classroom, you will have a nice "healthy" relationship
with kids.

             Why do I love Nature's Classroom?

BE A RESPECTED PART OF A PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY

Nature's Classroom brings children, usually grades 4-8, along with their teachers, to one of our centers for 5 days. Our staff at each center include a site director, a medical staff person, instructors and cooks.

HAVE MORE TIME TO YOURSELF

All staff work Monday through Friday. All weekends off! Medical staff are on call, but perform medical duties only 2-3 hours per day.

LIVE IN SOME OF NEW ENGLAND'S MOST BEAUTIFUL AREAS

Nature's Classroom has 14 centers in New England. Room and
board is provided 7 days a week in comfortable, modern, winterized housing.

 DATES OF EMPLOYMENT:

Fall: Labor day through roughly Thanksgiving. 
Spring: mid March through the second week in June.
Specific dates vary by site.

Weekly salary based on qualifications and experience.

Click here for more details

 

COOK and MAINTENANCE 

Cook Positions are occasionally available.   Click Here for more information.

Maintenance positions are also occasionally available. Please contact us if you are interested.

SUMMER CAMP

We sometimes have employment opportunities at our summer camp programs,
Life-Tech (in Charlton, Massachusetts) and Adventure Camp (Hancock, New Hampshire).

While most of our summer staff are also Nature's Classroom teachers during the school year, we
often need additional summer staff. We invite you to contact us during the winter.