Join our team

We are now looking for creative and passionate individuals to build our Rewilding School family.

Kids need dirt time. Imagine your lesson plans driven by your students’ interests, not by a rigid curriculum. Imagine that you are able to support kids through challenging times and help them grow as human beings. Imagine that your school has no screens, no pens, no paper, that your school isn’t a school at all- but instead school is the streams, fields, and forests of our local wild places.

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Open positions

Summer Outdoor Educator 

June 28 - August 20, 2021 (with potential for future employment) - Working with kids age 5-12, our Summer Outdoor Educators immerse themselves in imaginative play to connect kids to the natural world. Hiring for both Mt. Kisco and Croton on Hudson. Apply here on Indeed >

Forest Preschool Educator 

June 7 - June 20, 2022  - Working with kids age 3-5, our Forest Preschool Educators use connection to the natural world to help build healthy emotional and social toolkits of young kids.Hiring for both Mt. Kisco location.

Apply here on Indeed >

Archery Instructor

Share your love for archery with others by working as an instructor with The Rewilding
School. Archery instructors work with kids and adults in a number of outdoor settings including clients’ homes, outdoor archery ranges, and private land sites. Instructors are expected to be experts in their field and share their passion for the sport in creative and safe ways for group archery classes, kids’ birthday parties, and private lessons. Apply here on Indeed >

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Our Employment Practices

The Rewilding School is a small family business that aims for full transparency and open communication. Here are our employment practices and benefits:

  • Salaries: 

    • Directors - $18 an hour

    • Site Supervisors - $17 - $18 an hour, depending on experience

    • Lead Educators - $16 - $17 an hour, depending on experience

    • Assistant Educators - $15 - $16 an hour, depending on experience

    • Administration Staff - $15 - $17 an hour, depending on experience

  • Health insurance: Available to any year round employee who works on average more than 25 hours a week with us. The Rewilding School covers 60% of the monthly premium.

  • Sick leave: All employees accrue 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked.

  • Retirement: The Rewilding School has a pension 401k plan, meaning the organization fully funds this at no cost to the employee. All staff are eligible for this plan once they have worked one year with us. All employees receive the same percentage of their salary as a contribution to their pension. If it's a good month, the employee may receive 25% of their salary as a contribution. If it's a leaner month, the employee may receive 1% of their salary as a contribution.