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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 outdoor places.

As of 11/10/2022, we are currently hiring for the following positions:

Preschool Educator (M-F, full time (30-40 hours/week) - Mt. Kisco only

March 14, 2023 - August 18, 2023

$19-$20 / hr

Spring Outdoor Educator (Tu-Sa, full time) - Mt. Kisco and Croton

March 14, 2023 - August 18, 2023

$19-$20 / hr

Summer Outdoor Educator (M-F, full time) - Mt. Kisco or Croton

June 26, 2023 - August 18, 2023

$16-$17 / hr - Apprentice

$19-$20 / hr - Lead

Archery Instructor (Sa/Su, part time) - Somers

March 14 - June 17, 2023

Read more about these positions and their benefits below.

To apply, please email info@rewildingschool.com with

"Job Application for (name position you are applying for)" in the subject line

Open positions

Preschool Outdoor Educator

We are looking for passionate educators for our Forest Preschool Program working with Kids age 2.5-5, our teachers allow kids to safely explore the natural world on their own terms and build deep connections that last a lifetime.

Preschool programs only in Mount Kisco

March 14, 2023 - August 18, 2023 minimum requirement

Preference for even a longer-term hire


Full time (M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm, between 30 and 40 hours/week)

$19-$20 / hr - Lead

Scroll to bottom of page to see more information on eligible benefits

Email us info@rewildingschool.com to apply

Spring Outdoor Educator

This position would teach both our parent-toddler learning programs (WildOnes and Wildlings, ages 1-4 years old with adult caregiver), as well as our drop-off programs for elementary school age kids (Nature Club and Hunter Gatherers, Grades K-6).

Programs in both Croton (Tuesday - Wednesday) and Mount Kisco (Thursday - Saturday)

March 14, 2023 - August 18, 2023 minimum requirement

Preference for even a longer-term hire


Full time (Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30am -5:15pm)

$19-$20 / hr - Lead

Scroll to bottom of page to see more information on eligible benefits

Email us info@rewildingschool.com to apply

Summer Outdoor Educator

Working with kids age 6-12, our Educators immerse themselves in worlds both fantastic and rooted deeply in reality to bring kids out of their shell and connect them with their peers, the natural world, and themselves. Working with weekly themes such as Hunter Gatherers, Pirates, and Stone Age Tinkerers, staff will be expected to keep kids safe and find creative ways to incorporate earth-living skills into the theme. This is an 8-week position with potential for year-round employment.

Programs either in Croton or Mt. Kisco

June 26, 2023 - August 18, 2023 minimum requirement

Preference for long-term hire

 

Full time (Monday - Friday, 8:30 -3:30pm)

$16-$17 / hr - Apprentice

$19-$20 / hr - Lead

Scroll to bottom of page to see more information on eligible benefits

Email us info@rewildingschool.com to apply

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. 

 

Email us info@rewildingschool.com to apply

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Our Employment Practices

The Rewilding School is a small family business that aims for full transparency and open communication. We are moving towards a Co-Op model, with the Site Supervisors and Directors sitting on the Board. As we constantly strive for progressive employment practices and transparency, here are our benefits:

  • Salaries - starting Summer 2022: 

    • Directors - $20 an hour. Makes executive decisions, coordinates with parents and clients, create programs.

    • Site Supervisors - $20 an hour. Independently manages a site including maintenance and supplies.

    • Lead - Senior Educators - $20 an hour. Can independently teach any Rewilding School program.

    • Lead - Junior Educators - $19 an hour. Can develop lesson plans and teach alongside a Senior Educator or Site Supervisor.

    • Apprentice Educators - $16-17 an hour. Co-teaches alongside a Junior Educator, Senior Educator, or Site Supervisor.

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

  • 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.

  • 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 and then earn at least $600 with us. All employees receive the same percentage of their salary as a contribution to their pension. If it's a good year, the employee may receive 25% of their salary as a contribution. If it's a leaner year, the employee may receive 1% of their salary as a contribution.

  • Employee Discounts: The Rewilding School offers competitive employee discounts for themselves, friends or family to attend our programs on a sliding scale based on how many hours a week you are scheduled to work with us