School Programs Seasonal Instructor - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is seeking part-time, per diem seasonal instructors for school programs at the Garden. The Exploration Workshop, Project Green Reach, and Urban Advantage Programs for grades pre-K through 8 provide one- to two-hour guided tours and hands-on activities. Topics focus on botany and plant ecology, making use of BBG’s indoor and outdoor plant collections to support the science curriculum of local public and non-public schools.
Actively participate in direct teaching in BBG classrooms and greenhouses, leading one group of students per class program on a Garden tour.
Assist the Exploration Workshop, Project Green Reach, and Urban Advantage coordinators with preparing materials and coordinating Garden Guide volunteers.
Support the volunteers, responding to questions and coordinating tour logistics among team members.
Help set up lesson materials and assist with cleanup after each lesson.
Perform other related duties or special projects as directed.
College-level studies in natural science, environmental studies, education, or a related field
Experience working directly with children
Experience engaging with special needs populations and/or students who are English language learners a plus
Must be able to obtain security clearance for working with students
How to Apply:
No telephone calls for position inquiries, please. Applicants with disabilities who need assistance with the online system may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.