Outdoor Education Instructor

Company: Nuhop

Outdoor Education Instructor

Job Description

Outdoor Education Field Instructors – Full-time seasonal positions available August 14th – November 17th, 2023. Eligible staff can return in February for the Spring season. Part-time instructors are also needed throughout the seasons.

Seasonal contract pay starts at a minimum of $500/Week with the following benefits: On-site housing provided, food provided on work days, and access to our facilities including laundry, internet, the Mohican state park trails, two lakes, two rock walls, and two high ropes courses.

Part-time instructor pay starts at $12/hour and increases based on relevant experience.

Salaries increase with additional qualifications, including WFA/WFR, ACCT Level 1 or 2, teaching license, master’s degree, or USA Archery Level 2 certification, and canoe instructor certification.

All instructors will receive First Aid/CPR and USA Archery Level 1 certification.

Instructors will teach and lead outdoor education sessions through:

  • Approaching learning and engagement through a multidisciplinary teaching approach
  • Guiding hikes in the state forest
  • Engaging students in environmental and STEAM-centered curriculum
  • Facilitating challenge courses, canoeing, rock climbing, and other adventure programming
  • Promoting social and emotional learning with our team-building initiatives
  • Making the program accessible for all students, regardless of ability level and background

Candidates will be:

  • Driven and motivated to serve
  • Flexible and able to thrive in a team setting
  • Kind, honest, and positive role models for the students and districts Nuhop serves
  • Equipped to instruct with compassion
  • Ready to challenge themselves to learn and grow
  • Inspired by Nuhop’s mission and focus leading to professional outcomes
  • Comfortable working outdoors in all types of weather
  • Willing to take initiative to assist with cleaning and other duties

Candidates need to be comfortable working outdoors, excited about teaching, and able to pass a background check. This is the perfect job for recent college graduates, prospective teachers, students invested in a gap year process, professionals in environmental studies, and retired educators.

The initial training will last two weeks, and continued training will be offered as the season progresses.

How to Apply

Email our Outdoor Education Director, Sarah Kronz ([email protected]) or check out our website (nuhop.org) to apply online
Contact Person: Sarah Kronz
Contact Phone: 419-938-7151
Posted on: June 19, 2023
Location: Perrysville, OH
Job Starting Date:
August 14, 2024
Job Salary Range:
Years of Experience: No Experience Required
Preferred/Required Degree Level: High School/GED
Population(s) Served: Youth - K-12
Region(s): Midwest US