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Employment

Great teachers come to Wilkinson because we value them. Our small class size lets teachers reach students as the unique, individual learners they are.

Open Positions

Garden Science Teacher

One-of-a-kind school on the coast near Half Moon Bay, CA, is searching for a highly-personable, energetic, and experienced Garden Teacher

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Lead four 1-hour garden classes per week during the school year
  • Facilitate garden science classes, incorporating both environmental science and nutrition education as they relate to the garden
  • Work with classroom teachers to develop lessons that support a range of curriculum areas (science, social studies, mathematics, language arts, etc.)
  • Oversee and coordinate students’ hands-on experiences in the garden (planting, tending, harvesting, cooking, and serving at school events)
  • Build involvement in and commitment to the school garden within the school community, including teachers, administrators, students, parents and volunteers
  • Attend staff meetings as needed, and prepare report cards once per semester
  • Wilkinson School promotes respect and support of community, nature, and the world around us
  • Competitive salary with benefits will be offered, and will be based on qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be highly personable, and have a welcoming presence
  • At least 2-3 years of project facilitation or teaching experience with youth aged 5-14 (outdoor group management experience preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, including with parents and children, and strong organization skills
  • Knowledge and skills in small-scale organic food production or home gardening, urban gardening, botany, environmental science, health and nutrition, food systems, and food access
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite and Google docs required
  • Value being part of a small school community; ability and willingness to work on school-wide projects and attend at least two school events throughout the year

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your resume and a cover email to Stephanie Weber (Business Operations Director) at office@wilkinsonschool.org.

Wilkinson School is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

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