Lead Teacher – Dragonfly Nature Preschool – The Ridges Sanctuary

The Ridges Sanctuary is looking for a motivated Early Childhood Education professional with a Wisconsin (or reciprocating state) Early Childhood License to help design and build an exciting new partnership program with Gibraltar Public School – Dragonfly Nature Preschool. This program is part of a the 4K Community Collaborative.

In collaboration with Gibraltar School District, this position will create and implement a Nature-Based 4K for the 2024-25 school year. Parents and children from all over Door County are excited to participate in this unique opportunity. The teacher selected will develop and teach this Monday – Thursday morning program. Professional support will be provided throughout the year by the Director of Environmental Education who is writing a preliminary curriculum.

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In 1937, The Ridges Sanctuary became Wisconsin’s first land trust. For 80 years it has been an integral part of the rich, natural setting of the Baileys Harbor community and the Door County Peninsula. Founded to preserve the original 30 acre parcel, The Ridges has grown thoughtfully and strategically to ensure the protection of the most biologically diverse ecosystem in Wisconsin. For more information please visit the The Ridges Sanctuary website.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Sheryl Honig, Director of Education via email to

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The priority deadline to be considered is March 20, 2024. 

ORGANIZATION: The Ridges Sanctuary