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Company Name:Chippewa Nature Center
Phone:9896310830
Email:info@chippewanaturecenter.org
Address 1:400 S Badour Rd
Address 2: 
City:Midland
State:MI
Zip:48640
Position Title:Nature Preschool Assistant
Number of Openings:1
Position Type:Other
Position Type Other Description:Education
Start Date:09/10/2020
Duties:Come awaken your natural sense of wonder at Nature Preschool! Join us as we jump in puddles, make mud pies and study every part of a frog’s life cycle through real-life hands-on experiences. Job Summary: Chippewa Nature Center is in search of a Nature Preschool Assistant with a passion for supporting 4-year old children and their teaching team as they explore the natural world. Nature Preschool is a five star, play-based program which uses research-based curriculum practices to implement developmentally appropriate early childhood education with nature at its core. Nature Preschoolers and staff experience the ecosystems at Chippewa Nature Center through engaging lessons and enriching exploration. Objective: To work alongside a teaching team to provide a premier early childhood environment which meets the developmental needs of the whole child, while initiating them into a lifelong, meaningful relationship with the natural world. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Assist with the health, safety, and welfare of all children in the group 2. Accompany classes during indoor and outdoor exploration experiences 3. Prepare snacks, activities, and materials with the support of the teaching team 4. Help with overall sanitation and tidiness of classroom and supplies 5. Other duties as assigned
Experience Required:Qualifications 1. Interest or experience in early childhood education 2. Interest or experience in nature-based/outdoor education 3. Strong communication skills 4. Reliable transportation 5. Able to lift up to 50 lbs 6. Able to hike over rugged terrain
Wage or Salary:10
Per Hour
Approximate Work Hours or Days:30
Hours
How to apply:Application procedure: Send resume and cover letter to Jenn Kirts, Director of Programs at jkirts@chippewanaturecenter.org or Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd, Midland, MI 48640. For additional information, please contact Madison Powell at 989-631-0830 or mpowell@chippewanaturecenter.org.
Posting End Date:08/27/2020