Early Childhood Educator

Website Worms and Wildflowers Nature School

Early Childhood Play-Based Farm and Nature Education

Early Childhood Educator

We are looking for a dedicated individual who is passionate about helping children learn and grow, while connecting to the outdoors thru farm and nature-based education. This position will co-teach our early childhood Wiggle Worms Nature Class, ages 2-5. Educators will be paid monthly with an hourly rate starting at $20/hour with raises available. Go to our website for a full job description and how to apply.

Duration: Continuous thru the school year

(August – May), intermittent summer hours available.

Desired Hours:

M, T, W, TH, 8:00AM – 1:00 PM

To apply for this job email your details to director@wormsandwildflowers.com

About Denise Matthews

Denise Matthews is the director and lead educator for Worms and Wildflowers Nature School. Denise is passionate about helping children experience the wonder and awe of nature through hands-on, playful, experiences. Denise has taught environmental education for 17 years in both Oregon and New Mexico. She has her masters degree in science education, is a certified science and ESOL teacher, and taught at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center for 5 years as their play-based education specialist. Denise is currently working on becoming a Forest and Nature School Practitioner through the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada. Denise enjoys tending to her garden and going on outdoor family adventures that may include camping, canoeing, backpacking, and skiing.