Traveling Teacher

Dunn Family

Springdale, Arkansas

Date Posted July 09, 2024
Industry K-12: Independent/Private
Certification Needed No
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Commensurate With Experience


*Location:* Various Locations (Travel Required)

 *Position Type:* Full-Time, Live-In

 *About Us:*

We are a family seeking a dedicated, dynamic, and experienced educator to provide a comprehensive and engaging educational experience for our four children, ages 6 to 11. The ideal candidate will thrive in a changing environment and be enthusiastic about traveling with us for extended periods, making learning an adventure.

 *Job Description:*

As our Private Educator, you will be responsible for creating a vibrant learning environment that caters to the individual needs of each child. You will plan, schedule, and implement a curriculum across a broad range of subjects, integrating hands-on activities, experiments, and field trips to enrich the learning experience. You will work closely with us, the parents, to ensure the educational activities are well-integrated with extracurricular pursuits, providing a well-rounded experience for our children.

 *Key Responsibilities:*

- Design and implement a flexible curriculum that meets the educational needs of each child, embracing different learning styles and interests.

- Schedule and organize the daily educational activities, ensuring a balance between structured learning and free exploration.

- Plan and conduct hands-on activities, science experiments, and field trips to complement the academic curriculum.

- Collaborate closely with the parents to align educational objectives with family values and extracurricular commitments.

- Assess children’s progress and adapt teaching methods to foster a positive and effective learning environment.

- Ensure the well-being and safety of the children during all activities, including travel.


- Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field, with a preference for a specialization in Elementary Education.

- At least 3 years of teaching experience with children in the 6 to 11 age group.

- A strong passion for education and a creative approach to teaching that accommodates different learning styles.

- Excellent organizational skills to manage the scheduling and execution of the curriculum and activities.

- Flexibility and adaptability to travel and live with the family for months at a time.

- A background in developing and executing hands-on learning experiences and field trips.

- Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with both children and parents.

- Current first aid and CPR certification.


- Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

- Room and board included, with living accommodations provided.

- Opportunity to travel and explore new cultures and environments.

- A unique and rewarding experience profoundly impacting the education and lives of four wonderful children.

 *How to Apply:*

Please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your teaching philosophy, and at least two professional references to Frederick Dunn, We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until the right candidate is found.


Join our family and embark on an educational journey filled with learning, adventure, and the joy of teaching in a dynamic and supportive environment.

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