First day of school at ACES Aspen Elementary classroom!
2nd grade field program on Aspen Mountain

Environmental Educator

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), a nationally recognized leader in environmental education for people of all ages, seeks Environmental Educators for its Hallam Lake site.

Responsibilities for Hallam Lake Environmental Educator
Teach non-residential, environmental education programs for local preschool through high school students at ACES' Hallam Lake Nature Preserve and other sites. Teach at Aspen Elementary School's K-4 environmental education in a solar-powered strawbale environmental education building. Develop and document lessons and create teaching materials for outdoor and classroom environmental education programs. Assist with nature center maintenance, resident animal care, interpretive exhibits, and other projects. Visit the school programs section for more information about ACES' education program.

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in the natural sciences, education, teaching, or environmental education. Candidates with both natural science and teaching experience preferred. Minimum of two years cumulative outdoor and/or classroom teaching experience, especially elementary school. Experience developing environmental education curriculum and teaching aids. Self-motivated, team-oriented, creative, and organized.

Dates of Employment
One school-year. Start date is August 12th, 2013 and ends June 2014. The option to apply for a second year is available.

This is a full-time position for the school-year. Pay is $260/week with additional compensation based on experience and education. Health and recreation benefits and housing provided.

Application Deadline
Applications must be received by March 15, 2013. Download application
Please e-mail resume, cover letter & application to: Sarah Schmidt, Education Director at