Lead Educator - Fall Outdoor Children's Program

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, July 31, 2022, 10:15am



Mableton, GA
United States

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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:

Preferred Qualifications:

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

CPR certified

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 community@ourgivinggarden.org