Town is seeking a highly qualified Garden Educator to work 10-15 hr/week with Kindergarten through 4th grade students. An ideal candidate would maintain the garden and develop new, and build upon existing, school garden programming in addition to the following:
? Expand and improve upon the existing Rooftop Garden program and curriculum, in partnership with administration and K-4 faculty and STEM department.
? Collaborate actively with administration and faculty to set goals, develop and lead garden-related programming, special events and community outreach.
? Coordinate the integration of the garden program and garden produce with ACRE Gourmet dining service. ? Coordinate the integration of garden-related programming with diverse and interdisciplinary academic programs.
? Oversee garden upkeep, fertility, maintenance, crop rotation and production.
? Organize, acquire, and coordinate delivery of gardening and curriculum materials.
? Communicate/promote Rooftop Garden Initiatives with the larger parent community.
Desired Qualifications and Skills:
? A minimum of 2 years organic gardening or farming experience
? A minimum of 2 years teaching experience, preferably with elementary school
? Familiarity with current Academic Standards (NGSS, Common Core, STE(A)M)
? A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
? Ability to stand, stoop and lift up to 50 lbs
? Ability and willingness to work for prolonged periods in diverse weather
conditions, including intense sun, heat, wind and cold
Town School for Boys admits students of any race, color, religion, or national and ethnic
origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made
available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of
its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school-administered
Town School for Boys is an equal opportunity employer. The position currently requires
10-15 per week with opportunities for additional project work. Pay is commensurate
with our peer schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and with like NAIS schools.
About Town School for Boys
Since its founding in 1939, Town School is committed to providing a dynamic and engaging environment that suits the developmental learning needs of boys. An intensive academic program is supplemented by fine arts offerings and outdoor education trips that take advantage of the school's Bay Area coastal location. Town School values academic excellence, respect for self and others, diversity and inclusivity, service learning, and character development. Town places a high value on maintaining a creative, collegial atmosphere among faculty members. There is an expectation of continuous growth and improvement for all faculty and strong support for a wide range of professional development opportunities.