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Lead Educator - Fall Outdoor Children's Program
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Deadline to Apply:
Sunday, July 31, 2022, 10:15am
Our Giving Garden is a 3 acre, non profit educational farm located 20 minutes outside Atlanta. Our program emphasizes hands-on learning through experiences with animals, nature and creativity at our farm. Instructors will be expected to create their own lesson plans based on a weekly and monthly theme.
Background check and CPR/First Aid certification required
Pay: Lead Educator $15/hr , Assistant $10 -12 based on experience
Our Giving Garden is hiring part- time educators with experience for our afternoon programming for ages 2 -12 this fall. Afternoon programming consists of 4 programs broken down by age group. The program will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-5 pm, and Monday and Wednesday from 1:30-3:30 in outdoor classroom spaces and focus heavily on hands-on, natured based, experiential learning. Weekly hours can range from 4 - 18, based on the program.
Lead teachers are expected to plan their own curriculum based on a monthly topic or theme within specific teaching subjects; curriculum should be able to be scaled to a range of ages and learning levels, and will need to be approved by program directors in advance. Lead teachers will be provided a small budget for supplies, and will be in charge of purchasing and preparing all supplies for classes.
We are seeking Lead and assistant teachers that have experience in one or more of the following subjects:
Self Starter, flexible and open to changes
Education degree or degree in field of study to be teaching
Experience with working with children of all ages
First Aid certified
A passion for engaging children to learn in alternative, hands on, and experiential ways
Communicating openly with parents and new families in daily activities
Open communication with Our Giving Garden staff
Planning curriculum and hands on learning activities for elementary and middle school ages. Emphasis on using natural, sustainable materials to inspire creativity, learning about art, language, communication, ecology and environmental stewardship.
Teaching up to 10 children ages ranging from 2-12 with the help of assistant teacher
Responsible for all set up, preparation, and leading of activities
Delegating and sharing daily responsibilities with assistant teacher
Creating a safe and positive learning environment that uses positive reinforcement and redirection
Ensuring all garden property and animals are respected at all times
How to Apply:
Resume, and cover letter can be mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org