School Programs Instructor

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 12:00pm



Bronx, NY
United States

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This is a temporary part time position. The School Program Instructor is responsible for implementing seasonal, thematic inquiry-based science curriculum in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden and surrounding landscapes for visiting school groups. Work under the supervision of the Coordinator of Adventure Garden Programs and School Programs Seasonal Coordinator. Work on a team that includes other seasonal instructors, adult volunteers and teen interns to prepare for and deliver programs.


Each morning work with other seasonal instructors to set up all program materials
Lead groups of pre-k and elementary age students through thematic, developmentally appropriate school curricula that encourages the exploration and investigation of scientific phenomena in the indoor and outdoor teaching spaces
Each afternoon work with other seasonal instructors to clean-up all program materials
Provide feedback on refining and improving existing programs
Assist staff with training and supporting volunteers and teen interns

Schedule: Tuesdays – Fridays, 9am-1:30pm beginning September 19th – June 15th, 2018


Baccalaureate degree in education, museum studies, sciences and/or humanities; OR
Associate degree in a course of study pertinent to the duties of the position; OR
Related experience in a position requiring the responsibilities and skills of an Educator
Must have prior experience leading inquiry-based, hands-on science activities for classes of preschool and elementary-aged school children
Additional language skills a plus