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Farm Education Coordinator

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San Juan del Sur Day School
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San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
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Publicado há 28 dias

Position Summary: The San Juan del Sur Day School is seeking a qualified and dynamic permaculture teacher, farmer and outdoor educator who combines significant personal interest and knowledge in permaculture, outdoor, agricultural, environmental and/or experiential education to lead the educational programming of the SJDS DS, based at the Finca las Nubes, Nicaragua. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree, experience in permaculture design, agricultural education or relevant field is preferred. Some teaching experience, ideally at the Middle/ high school level, is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will be or will possess:

  • a student-centered educator, skilled in discussion facilitation, outdoor/ environmental and/or experiential education
  • a record of innovative and collaborative teaching and curriculum development, including leading hands-on, place-based, and experiential learning
  • meaningful experience with permaculture, agriculture or farming
  • committed to improving their practice through peer observation
  • effective in communicating orally and in writing
  • dedicated to making positive contributions to the student experience 
  • basic Spanish or strong desire to learn make cultural connections. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • be the go-to person for integration of the farm life into the school life. 
  • to plan and execute the agricultural program and related educational initiatives
  • developing new curricular and co-curricular programming that connects the academic and non-academic aspects of students’ lives within the Campus/ Farm.  
  • partnering with faculty to create curricular programs and long-term, place-based research projects at the Campus/ farm 
  • running and coordinating schoolwide enrichment activities with farm life. 
  • co-creating with academic committee a Farm-based, credit-bearing elective course
  • developing environmental themes related to the Farm across the school’s curriculum and team-teaching course units with colleagues
  • supporting and organizing the Farm components of new-student Orientation, Eco day and other special programs at the Farm
  • connecting the Farm to relevant and research-based regional, national, and international programs that provide research opportunities for SJDS DS students
  • mentoring Farm interns and Farm staff in their roles as educators and program leaders related to the Farm
  • supporting various public and community programs and events on the Farm


Position Summary: The San Juan del Sur Day School is seeking a qualified and dynamic permaculture teacher, farmer and outdoor educator who combines significant personal interest and knowledge in permaculture, outdoor, agricultural…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Contrato / CLT
  • Data de Início
    1 de agosto de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    30 de junho de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
    Intermediário
Salário
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Salary is a monthly wage based on experience and education level.

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

English fluency

Spanish knowledge a plus

English fluency

Spanish knowledge a plus

Localização

Presencial
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

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