School Programs Outdoor Science Instructor

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 9:30am



Bronx, NY
United States

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Basic Job Function:

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. Member of a teaching-team that includes other seasonal instructors, adult volunteers and teen interns that prepare for and deliver programs in a collaborative effort.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.


  • Pursuing or completed degree in education, museum studies, or natural sciences
  • 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.

How to Apply:

Upload resume and cover letter describing pertinent skills and experiences to NYBG HR web portal: