Outdoor School Naturalist Educator
Maine Outdoor School
Opening posted: 12/07/2023 | Expires: 02/29/2024
Compensation and Benefits: Salaried position based on average workweek of 35 hours/week ranging from
$40,000-45,000 annually, depending on experience. Matching 401K and paid time off available. Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel provided at the federal rate.
Duration: Year-round, full time–also open to part-time applicants interested in expanding to full time
Starting Date: January 2024, the sooner the better
Job Description: Maine Outdoor School, L3C (MOS), based in Milbridge, ME, is looking to hire a charismatic, adventurous, nature-loving, driven, and creative individual to lead outdoor educational programming for MOS in every season and in all safe weather. The Outdoor School Educator will be directly responsible for supporting curriculum development, custom standards-aligned lesson planning, preparing for and delivering educational programs, and administering program evaluation tools as needed. MOS programs occur primarily on public school campuses and nearby preserves across Hancock and Washington Counties, with the majority of programs occurring between Trenton and Milbridge. Ability and comfort with driving long distances to deliver outdoor programs is a must.
Position open until filled. First round of applications will be reviewed 12/19/23. Please email the following to Hazel Stark ():
● Cover Letter: Please include in a cover letter of 2 pages or less a description of why you would be a good fit for this position and a response to the following question: If you were a cloud, what type of cloud would you be and why?
● Resume (2 pages or less): Please include contact information for 3 peer or professional references and provide evidence of First Aid and CPR certifications.
● 2 Letters of Reference: At least one should be from a supervisor of a past outdoor education position, supervisor of teaching position, or professor of education or outdoor education.