Part-Time Gardening Teacher

Gardening Teacher Description and Responsibilities:
1. Teaching—The Gardening Teacher is responsible for instruction in the growing of vegetables, herbs, flowers and more, and the care of chickens to PreK – 5th grade.
a. Work with the other gardening faculty in establishing an appropriate sequence of skill acquisition.
b. Teach student healthy and age appropriate garden skills such as preparing soil, composting, mulching, weeding, planting, planning, harvesting, and maintaining beautiful gardens.
d. Help students set gardening goals to achieve over the year.
e. Establish and maintain a syllabus for the class that clearly outlines for parents the goals, learning outcomes, and work you expect the students to accomplish in the year.
f. Maintain grade books for all students, updating grades and comments (when applicable) every two weeks or more.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Teaching experience in a classical, Charlotte Mason, or Waldorf school preferred. Extensive personal and/or professional experience in working with children. Excellent rapport with students of all ages. Special skills and interest in gardening and outdoor living required. Strong understanding of the ethos and values of The Saint Constantine School philosophy of education and play.

Reports To: Dean

Salary Classification: Part time, exempt

Supervision Of Others: None

Hours Per Week: Varies depending on classes taught

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive per class pay range
  • Access to 401K plans
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