Job Opportunities

Director of Early Childhood Education

We are currently seeking a seasoned and passionate professional to lead Nature Preschool. A full-time, year-round salaried position with a full range of benefits, the Director leads all aspects of the school, including hiring, managing, and motivating staff, guiding the innovative nature-based curriculum, marketing the program, responding to parents, integrating the school across the nature center’s programs, and more.

Candidates should have a degree(s) in early childhood education, two years of experience in a leadership position at a comparable site and five years of experience teaching in a preschool setting. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Mike Weilbacher, Executive Director, at

Deadline for application is February 5, 2021

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Summer Environmental Educators; Multiple Positions

We are seeking highly-motivated, energetic, creative leaders to plan and implement our environmental science-based outdoor lessons and activities for youth between the ages of 3-12 at our summer Camp Schuylkill. Our summer camp is an environmentally focused program that strives to give children the opportunity to explore and learn about their relationship to the natural world. Week-long, themed programs offer youth and educators a chance for in-depth explorations of a variety of nature related topics.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Deadline for application is February 12, 2021

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CIT (Counselor In Training) Program
The Schuylkill Center’s CIT Program is designed to provide adolescents, ages 13-17, with valuable work experience while maintaining a fun, camp atmosphere. This is a volunteer-based program in which working hours can be exchanged for service hours for school or an organization.

Deadline for applications is March 26, 2021

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Nature Preschool Teacher (part-time)
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, a leading environmental education provider for the Philadelphia region, seeks a passionate and energetic early childhood educator/naturalist to engage our Nature Preschool children through meaningful and innovative learning experiences in nature. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching in a progressive preschool as well as experience in, and a passion for, using nature as a context for learning.

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The Schuylkill Center is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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