THE OUTDOOR SCHOOL IS THE VITAL LINK BETWEEN NATURE AND THE CLASSROOM! TOS is a residential outdoor education program that focuses on hands-on experiential educational and outdoor courses. Located on Lake LBJ in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country and the other location in the lush rolling hills of the Brazos Valley, both TOS locations are located within an hour or two of either Austin or Houston. The primary ages attending The Outdoor School are 4th - 9th grades. We emphasize environmental stewardship and experiential learning by placing children in a natural environment where they can learn, first-hand, about their vital relationship with that environment. Check out our website (www.outdoorschool.com) to fill out an application and for more information or call Maddie Burnside at 830-598-6282 ext. 221 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). We are hiring for the fall season from mid-August to mid/late November.
Instructors are the heart of The Outdoor School. Our goal is to change children’s lives for the better by increasing their self-worth and their ability to work together with others. As an instructor you will be working with children 5 days a week. Instructors will be teaching pre-approved curriculum, facilitating teambuilding and high ropes courses, and conducting evening activities. We also take groups on field trips to surrounding natural areas, including caves and rock climbing. Three weeks of training provide the necessary knowledge in academics, ropes course, and any thing else you need to survive at The Outdoor School.
•You must simply LOVE KIDS. •You must have a desire and ability to TEACH kids. •You must have a desire and ability to work in the OUTDOORS (in all kinds of weather!) •You must be SELF-MOTIVATED but also be able to accept SUPERVISION and GUIDANCE. •You must be FLEXIBLE! •You must be a person of EXCITEMENT, PATIENCE, FUN, STAMINA and possess an ability to LAUGH at yourself. •You must have finished one year of college (or equivalent).
Additional Salary Information: Weekly stipend with room, board and utilities covered
The Outdoor School (TOS) is an outdoor education program that focuses on hands-on experiential education courses for grade school students from around the state of Texas. TOS operates out of Camp Champions and Camp for All, located on Lake LBJ in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country & the second location in the lush rolling hills of the Brazos Valley. Both within 90 minutes of Austin. Ou...r primary goal is to provide an academically sound, interactive outdoor education program to Texas teachers in order to complement and increase classroom learning for their students.
The Outdoor School is a residential program. Our standard program is three days/two nights. We provide all of the programming and instruction needed for student field trips, including evening activities.
We also utilize low and high ropes courses as well as our climbing wall to facilitate teambuilding activities. Our specific goal is to provide an environment that is both physically and mentally challenging. Many of these activities require the use of higher level thinking skills and cooperation among team members.