Tamarack Discovery School

Teacher Assistant/After School Counselor

Coralville, IA


Tamarack Discovery School is a nonprofit, independent elementary school that teaches students to think critically, to own their learning, and to never stop asking questions - empowering them to develop strategies integral to their roles as lifelong learners.  We strive to nourish the total person, strenghen family connections, and build inclusive communities.  We are seeking highly motivated individuals to be a part of an environment that offers a rich educational experienece with robust opportunites for diverse learning.  We offer extensive outside/nature learning opportunities for our students to enrich the learning experience.

Job Description: 

Tamarack Discovery School is actively seeking individuals to assist with our program goals in our progressive, community & nature-centered diverse school. This position will allow individuals to work with teachers and students in both a classroom/academic setting as well as spending time helping kids discover nature.  Both full-time and part-time hours will be considered, flexible schedule between the hours of 7am - 5:30pm.


  • $12-$15/hour - Commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Starting Date: Fall 2020

Application Procedures: For full consideration, submit an online application, attach resume to this application.  For more information about Tamarack Discovery School, please visit our website at tamarakschool.org.  Tamarack Discovery School is committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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