Preschool Assistant Teacher

Overview: The Outdoor Discovery Preschools are nature-based preschools operated by the ODC Network. Little Hawks Discovery Preschool is located at the Outdoor Discovery Center and Seedlings Discovery Preschool is located at Pillar Church, both in Holland, Michigan. The ODC Network is a nonprofit organization focused on education and conservation throughout West Michigan. The ODC Network’s Discovery Preschools provide preschool opportunities for children aged 3-5, building academic skills within a unique natural environment with an emphasis on nature based inquiry and outdoor exploration.

Primary Responsibilities: The Assistant Teacher will work with the Lead Teacher to provide a high-quality, developmentally appropriate nature-based preschool experience for children ages 3-5 who are enrolled. Work actively with ODC Network staff to ensure children have a strong connection to nature.

Education/Experience: Associate degree or higher in early childhood education or child development OR a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Two or more years of experience working with preschool children in a licensed preschool setting desired.

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