> Garden-Based Educator at Full Circle Farm
> Come join us at Full Circle! We currently are looking for a part-time
> garden-based educator and will have internships available this summer.
> Sustainable Community Gardens / Full Circle Farm, Sunnyvale Job
> Description: Garden Educator
> Full Circle Farm (FCF) is an 11-acre project of Sustainable Community
> Gardens (SCG) located on the campus of Peterson Middle School in Sunnyvale,
> California. The Garden Educator oversees aspects of the school based
> education programs.
> - Development of curriculum for the garden classes for 6th, 7th,
> and 8thgrade students, field trips, short-term programs, after school
> clubs, and
> summer camp.
> - Maintaining the school garden plots.
> - Ensure that all practices are sustainable.
> * *
> *Responsibilities include but are not limited to:*
> · Develop and implement curriculum for garden classes.
> · Ensure students experience propagation, planting, cultivation,
> composting, and maintenance of the garden.
> · Support the Peterson classroom teachers and the development of
> garden lessons that are integrated into classroom teaching and curriculum.
> · Mentor individual students in and out of class, model respect,
> and curiosity for learning and encourage students’ interests and talents.
> · Model effective classroom management and the ability to approach
> discipline creatively.
> · Cultivate communication and relationships with FCF staff,
> Peterson classroom teachers and administrative staff
> · Stay abreast of Peterson events and activities; be an active
> presence in the school community; attend Peterson all-staff meetings as
> · Welcome the program’s many visitors; be aware of classes with
> media visits and give interviews; participate in FCF events and community
> · Experience teaching middle or high school youth in a culturally and
> racially diverse setting preferred.
> · Minimum 3 years experience with learning gardens, sustainable
> education, agriculture, and nutritional programs with a focus on middle
> school grades preferred.
> · Demonstrated leadership, initiative, interpersonal communication
> skills and creativity.
> · Bi-lingual a plus
> · Possession of a valid California Drivers License.
> - $12.50 per hour/25 hours a week
> - 11 month position (August off)
> To Apply
> *Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org*
> Mark Batcheler
> Education Director
> Full Circle Farm
> 1055 Dunford Way
> Sunnyvale, CA
> (408) 394-1464