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MUSIC

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Job Title: Part-Time Music Instructor

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Location: Northwoods Forest School, Pine River, MN

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About Us: Northwoods Forest School is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a holistic and nature-based education to children aged 5 to 18. Our curriculum integrates forest school principles and Waldorf-inspired activities, fostering a love for nature, creativity, and overall development.

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Position Summary: We are seeking a reliable and passionate Music Instructor to join our team on a part-time basis. The instructor will be responsible for delivering engaging and educational music classes to students every Tuesday for 2 hours from September through May. This role requires a basic understanding of our educational philosophy and the ability to inspire a love for music in children of various ages. Applicant must be willing to submit a background screening.

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Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver music lessons for students aged 5 to 18 (up to 30 students total of varying ages)

  • Incorporate Waldorf-inspired and nature-themed elements when possible

  • Foster a positive and encouraging learning environment

  • Prepare students for seasonal performances and events

  • Collaborate with the Director/Lead Teacher to align music activities with the overall curriculum

  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff

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Qualifications:

  • Experienced musician or adept in general use of instruments

  • Experience teaching music to children, preferably in a Waldorf or nature-based educational setting

  • Strong knowledge of various musical instruments and vocal techniques

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Reliability and punctuality

  • Enthusiasm for working with children and a passion for music education

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Compensation:

  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience and qualifications 

  • Opportunity to contribute to a unique and enriching educational environment

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Work Schedule:

  • Once a week on Tuesdays for 2 hours at our campus

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How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are passionate about joining Northwoods Forest School. Applications can be sent to northwoods.forestschool@gmail.com - Please include "Music Instructor Application" in the subject line.

YOGAโ€‹

Job Title: Part-Time Yoga Instructor

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Location: Northwoods Forest School, Pine River, MN

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About Us: Northwoods Forest School is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a holistic and nature-based education to children aged 5 to 18. Our curriculum integrates forest school principles and Waldorf-inspired activities, fostering a love for nature, creativity, and overall development.

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Position Summary: We are seeking a reliable and passionate Yoga Instructor to join our team on a part-time basis. The instructor will be responsible for delivering engaging and educational yoga classes to students once a week on Mondays for 2 hours from March through May. This role requires a basic understanding of our educational philosophy and the ability to inspire a love for yoga and mindfulness in children of various ages.  Applicant must be willing to submit a background screening.

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Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver yoga lessons for students aged 5 to 18

  • Incorporate Waldorf-inspired and nature-themed elements into the curriculum if possible

  • Foster a positive and encouraging learning environment

  • Prepare students for mindfulness and relaxation practices

  • Collaborate with the Director/Lead Teacher to align yoga activities with the overall curriculum

  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff

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Qualifications:

  • Certification in Yoga Instruction 

  • Experience teaching yoga to children, preferably in a Waldorf or nature-based educational setting

  • Strong knowledge of various yoga styles and mindfulness techniques

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Reliability and punctuality

  • Enthusiasm for working with children and a passion for yoga education

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Compensation:

  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience and qualifications

  • Opportunity to contribute to a unique and enriching educational environment

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Work Schedule:

  • Once a week on Mondays for 2 hours at our campus from March through May (active yoga class itself is a one hour block)

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How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are passionate about joining Northwoods Forest School. Applications can be sent to northwoods.forestschool@gmail.com - Please include "Yoga Instructor Application" in the subject line.

NATURE GUIDEโ€‹

Job Title: Part-Time Assistant Nature Guide

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Location: Northwoods Forest School, Pine River, MN

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About Us: Northwoods Forest School is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a holistic and nature-based education to children aged 5 to 18. Our curriculum integrates forest school principles and Waldorf-inspired activities, fostering a love for nature, creativity, and overall development.


Position Summary: We are seeking a reliable and passionate Nature Guide to join our team on a part-time basis. The Nature Guide will be responsible for leading and facilitating outdoor educational activities, guiding students in nature exploration, and supporting our forest school curriculum. This role requires a commitment to our educational philosophy and the ability to inspire a love for the outdoors in children of various ages. The Nature Guide must be trained on all our policies and safety standards, and complete additional training such as MinistrySafe (or similar) and First Aid. Applicants must be willing to undergo a background screening.

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Responsibilities:

  • Deliver outdoor educational activities for students aged 5 to 18

  • Guide nature walks, forest exploration, and environmental education sessions

  • Foster a positive and encouraging learning environment

  • Collaborate with the Director/Lead Teacher to align nature activities with the overall curriculum

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all students during outdoor activities

  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff

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Qualifications:

  • Experience in environmental education, outdoor education, or a related field is preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of local flora and fauna, and outdoor survival skills is a plus but again, not mandatory

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Reliability and punctuality

  • Enthusiasm for working with children and a passion for nature education

  • First Aid and CPR certification (preferred)

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Compensation:

  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience and qualifications

  • Opportunity to contribute to a unique and enriching educational environment

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Work Schedule:

  • One school day per week from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

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How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are passionate about joining Northwoods Forest School. Applications can be sent to northwoods.forestschool@gmail.com - Please include "Nature Guide Application" in the subject line.

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