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The Horticultural Society of New York


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Published 13 days ago

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August 30, 2019


The Horticultural Society of New York (The Hort) seeks a unique Educator for a unique position that combines gardening, nutrition and hands-on science. We are seeking a forward-thinking, organized individual to serve our students in several New York City public schools and at Riverbank State Park in West Harlem. For more information about our programs, please visit our website at www.thehort.org


Responsibilities

·  Educate students using established curricula emphasizing hands-on botany, nutrition, art, natural science and gardening activities

· Maintain attendance and learning outcome records

· Plant, propagate, cultivate, and maintain school and community gardens

· Organize, order and deliver supplies

· Assist with training, mentoring and scheduling interns

Requirements

· 4-year college degree in education, environmental science, botany or related field.

·  Experience with both educating children and gardening.

· Detail oriented and organizational skills.

·  Love of travel by public transportation.

· Willingness to work both indoors and outdoors.

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

·  Ability to work both independently and with department staff to complete projects on a timely basis.

·  Ability to shine amid tight deadlines and changing conditions.

·  Ability to lift 25 lbs.

·  Saturday hours required.

·   Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.

The Horticultural Society of New York (The Hort) seeks a unique Educator for a unique position that combines gardening, nutrition and hands-on science. We are seeking a forward-thinking, organized individual to serve our students in…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Salary $35,000-40,000 + a generous benefits package. 

Salary $35,000-40,000 + a generous benefits package. 

How To Apply

Send cover letter and resume with subject line: EDUCATOR POSITION to pam@thehort.org Pamela Ito, Director of Education

Send cover letter and resume with subject line: EDUCATOR POSITION to pam@thehort.org Pamela Ito, Director of Education

Location

148 West 37 Street, 13 Floor, New York, NY 10018

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