Tyler Arboretum is a 650 acre public garden located in Media, Pennsylvania, only 40 minutes from Center City Philadelphia. One of the oldest arboreta in the northeastern United States, Tyler Arboretum encompasses renowned plant collections, champion trees, historic buildings, and 17 miles of hiking trails through woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. The Arboretum offers workshops, classes, and tours for adults and children throughout the year.
Early Childhood Educator/Naturalist
The Early Childhood Educator/Naturalist is a dynamic and energetic individual, with experience teaching children ages 18 months – 6 years old. The Early Childhood Educator/Naturalist will be responsible for the development and delivery of environmentally based programming for young children. This includes toddler/preschool and kindergarten programming. Position is part-time, 12-20 hours per week (depending on preference).
The Youth Educator/Naturalist position is for a dynamic and energetic individual, with proven experience in nature based youth education. Educators are responsible for delivering environmental education based programming to children in pre-K through 5th grades in small group settings. Youth programming at Tyler includes school field trips, school and library outreach programs, scout badge programs, and children’s eco-birthday parties. There are also opportunities for teaching family/adult programs.