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Out Teach’s vision is that all students, no matter their resources, have access to an engaging hands-on education that transforms their lives. So Out Teach team members spend every day working with school, district, and corporate partners to equip teachers with the power of experiential learning outdoors to unlock student performance.

Out Teach currently serves district and school partners in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

At Out Teach, each staff member contributes to an inclusive work environment by valuing other people regardless of differences and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence. Our work is guided by our core values, qualities we seek in new team members.  Get to know more about our culture and benefits too.

Also, we’re always looking for office volunteers, please contact info@out-teach.org.

Current Opening(s):

National Director of Philanthropy
The preferred location for this position is Washington, D.C. 

The National Director of Philanthropy (Director) will serve as a senior member of the 11-person revenue team, working across the organization to drive growth with institutional partners and individual donors. Reporting to the Vice President of Partnerships and Growth and working closely with the CEO, the Director will manage a team of two and is a critical external representative of Out Teach within the philanthropic community. The Director will steward current partners, understanding their philanthropic goals and priorities and their history with Out Teach, and cultivate longer-term relationships that grow over time. The Director will also proactively identify and develop new regional and national philanthropic and individual donors. This position focuses on growth for an organization during an exciting growth strategy.

The Director will be a high-level individual contributor, working to develop and guide a multi-year fundraising strategy, directly engaging with national and regional foundations as well as individual funders. The Director is responsible for overseeing all proposals and agreements and managing all aspects of grant stewardship, communication, and reporting. The Director is expected to actively contribute to Out Teach’s $5M annual operating budget, which will grow to $8M+ in 2024.

The ideal candidate believes deeply in Out Teach’s mission and can serve as an authentic storyteller and relationship builder with new donors and partners. They are an assertive self-starter who thrives working independently and as a collaborative team member who shares values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

View the full description and apply here.

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Director of School & District Partnerships 
Position is located in either Charlotte, NC, or Washington D.C.

The Director of School & District Partnerships will develop integrated partnerships with schools and districts to achieve Out Teach’s intended impact and support our growth across the nation. They will be responsible for growing school and district partnerships to meet or exceed our revenue goals, including securing new school and district contracts, renewing school and district contracts, and maintaining strong relationships with school and district partners to ensure opportunities for future growth.

View the full description and apply here.


Out Teach is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Out Teach:
Out Teach empowers teachers in low-income elementary schools to lead experiential Science lessons outdoors, opening pathways to STEM careers and providing all children with the 21st Century skills they need to succeed both academically and professionally. Out Teach provides schools and districts with the training and ongoing support teachers need to effectively use outdoor spaces for hands-on Science instruction, improving the overall quality and quantity of Science in the school day.  We provide group trainings, job-embedded coaching, and professional learning communities to help teachers master experiential outdoor Science instruction, lead engaging hands-on Science lessons, and embed scientific concepts and practices and into other subjects, such as Math and Language Arts. IN FY2019, the Out Teach Professional Learning Program trained 1,382 teachers and impacted 57,610 students.
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Out Teach, formerly REAL School Gardens, provides professional development for elementary school teachers. Out Teach prepares them to use school gardens, outdoor classrooms, and green schoolyards to improve instruction through three-dimensional project-based learning, and outdoor experiential inquiry-based education. Professional learning with Out Teach improves hands-on science and STEM education through instructional coaching and digital education resources and improves 21st Century skills.