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Do you have a teacher's heart and a naturalist's mind?

The Director of Environmental Education will teach lessons with a focus on being a steward of God's creation and engage students by bringing science lessons to life with real world application. More than 20 class field study trips will be taken from October through May around the Salem area community, local parks, rivers and streams. A firm knowledge of native and invasive species in the state of Oregon is a required qualification.

  • Degree in sciences preferred 
  • Teaching license preferred 
  • 20 hours per week
Queen of Peace School Offers:
  • US Department of Education Green School 
  • Pollinator Habitat 
  • Campus Vegetable Garden 
  • Competitive Pay

Interested applicants can send their resumes to Carl Mucken,

Program Highlights

In 2022, Queen of Peace School was the only Oregon school to be named a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School. The US department of education GRS is a public engagement initiative structured as a federal recognition award for school sustainability. It is intended to promote state and local collaboration regarding school facilities, health, and environmental education. 

What does this mean?
Queen of Peace School successfully achieved the award’s three sustainability focused pillars. This is measured by reducing environmental impact and costs, improving the health and wellness of students and staff, and providing effective environmental and sustainability education.

Some programs and clubs at QP that contributed to these achievements include:

  • Watt watchers 
  • Composting 
  • Gardening 
  • Recycling 
  • Western Bluebird interactive trail 
  • Pollinator garden