Nature Nurtures Farm School Full time Early Childhood Teacher in Olympia, Washington

Nature Nurtures Farm School is hiring for several positions. We are seeking:

A full-time Float Teacher and substitute, to cover teacher absences, lunches for each of our classroom teachers, and provide support in our toddler, preschool and kindergarten classes.

Nature Nurtures Farm brings young people and animals together to build empathy, teach responsibility, and inspire hope. Nature Nurtures Farm School is a unique program, with a focus on nature-based curriculum and a specific emphasis on human animal interactions. In partnership with our farm location on Delphi Rd, Nature Nurtures Farm School offers innovative, nature based programs for youth of all ages.

We would love to hear from positive candidates who have a genuine interest in the well being of children and their early educational experience. If you are reliable, organized, enthusiastic, easy to be around, and have a passion for working with young people this might be the place for you. If you are interested in this position, or another position in the future, please respond with a cover letter and resume including whether your interest is for full or part time. We look forward to hearing from you!

Our philosophy:

We believe that children build confidence and self-esteem and learn unique lessons about their importance in the world, responsibility, stewardship, and kindness when they become comfortable and familiar with nature and animals. We try as much as possible to facilitate that learning. Childhood is a pricelessly important time when children learn lessons and build beliefs that will last their entire lives. We feel privileged to spend time with children during this time in their life, and we strive to provide them with an enriching environment that encourages confidence, responsibility, creativity, and curiosity.

If this philosophy resonates with you we'd love to talk to you!

Teacher Requirements & Responsibilities:

You must be able to manage and lead up to 10 children at a time. This includes diaper changing, meal prep, nap time, classroom clean up and cleanliness, curriculum prep, maintain/follow curriculum, and communicate with parents and management in a professional manner.

Additional Requirements:

* Ability to lift 25 pounds

* Current & cleared TB test, CPR, First Aid, Blood-borne Pathogens within first 30 days

* Clean background check and good references

* STARS/MERIT participation per state guidelines

Nature Nurtures Farm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internships and part time volunteer positions also available.

Please provide your own transportation

Overtime available