Proctor Terrace Elementary School has a position open for a part-time Garden Coordinator for the 2015-2016 school year. Click here to see the full job announcement.
Steele Lane School is seeking a part- time Garden Coordinator. This is a contract position for two days a week in their wonderfully designed courtyard garden. The link to the full job description is GardenCoord job posting 2015-16.
Open Position for the 2015-2016 School Year (Part-Time)
Specialist Position: Garden Coordinator (K – 8th grade)
The Lagunitas School District offers unique educational programs within a beautiful setting. Our district is committed to providing a variety of educational choices within the public school system. The district encompasses three educational programs: The Montessori Program (K-5), the Open Classroom Program (K-6), and the Middle School (6-8).
The Lagunitas School District is located in Marin County, 6 miles west of Fairfax off Sir Frances Drake Boulevard. The small, rural school district is tucked away in the beautifully scenic woodland of the unincorporated San Geronimo Valley.
The Lagunitas School District has a shared garden in the field between the two schools. The garden is abundant with many beds of edible plants, a greenhouse, and a drip irrigation system. The Garden Coordinator will work collaboratively with teachers to maintain our school garden, develop and implement a program to teach practical gardening skills, nature awareness, nutrition, and respect for the environment. The position is for 13 hours a week. Hours are flexible, between 8:45 am and 3 pm, Monday through Friday during the school year. There may be some additional hours over the summer for maintaining the garden.
Schedule and Salary
- August – June, 13 hours each week.
- Hourly Rate: $18.37-24.18. There are no benefits for this part-time position.
- Offer of employment contingent upon successful screening of fingerprints and a ‘negative reading’ of a skin test or chest x-ray for active tuberculosis.
Desired Qualifications and Skills
- Positive attitude, and enjoy working with children as part of a team of educators.
- Ability to develop hands-on curriculum for groups of children.
- Ability to maintain a garden with a variety of plants.
- Universal Application for Marin County School Districts Classified Employment
Download application from the school’s website link at lagunitas.org.
- Letter or email of introduction.
- Copy of any College/University transcripts (originals required if hired).
Submit Application Materials
Due Date: Position opened until filled.
Mail or email application package to:
Lagunitas School District
Attention: Laura Shain
PO Box 308
San Geronimo, CA 94963
Daily Acts, a growing sustainability nonprofit in Petaluma, is seeking a Schools Coordinator to join our dynamic, collaborative team. Working both independently and collaboratively with the Programs Director, Project Coordinator and Daily Acts staff, the Schools Coordinator will play a key role in promoting the 2015 Community Resilience Challenge to Sonoma County schools to activate student involvement in the program.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to inspire, support and mobilize young people to take action to conserve resources, grow food and strengthen their communities. Let your passion for empowering the next generation shine!
Download the job descriptionJob Posting – Schools Coordinator
Community Soil Foundation seeks Garden Educator to deliver core garden-based education curriculum to the students of Mark West Elementary, San Miguel and Mark West Charter Schools, all three public schools within the Mark West Union School District.
Garden Educator will deliver weekly lessons in-class and out in the garden to elementary and middle school students—combining environmental science education and nutrition education with hands-on experiences in the school gardens (planting, tending, harvesting, and cooking).
Garden Educator will collaborate with Community Soil Foundation’s staff and Program Director to build involvement in and commitment to the garden within the school community, which includes teachers, administrators, students, and other service providers.
See full Job Description here: CSF School Garden Educator and Coordinator