Garden/Outdoor Learning Educator

Job

Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, November 27, 2022, 11:45pm

Address:

Lewiston, ME
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Overview:

The Garden/Outdoor Learning Educator will provide hands-on, food and garden-based learning experiences to K-6 students through Unified Arts classes; will maintain, expand, and coordinate the use of garden and outdoor classroom spaces; will support and lead efforts to market and serve local foods and recipes in the cafeteria; and will provide opportunities for the school community to engage in Farm to School work during and after school.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
  • Identifies student needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans working with the assistance of district specialists as appropriate.
  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes.
  • Plans and coordinates the work of ed. techs. and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
  • Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.
  • Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays interest centers and exhibits of student's work.
  • Assesses and evaluates the accomplishments of students’ academic and social growth and keeps appropriate records and provides progress reports as requested.

Starting salary is $40,000 with benefits. Non-insurance benefits include creative control over curriculum and working with the world's greatest kiddos. Please email Travis Jalbert (Connors Vice Principal, tjalbert@lewistonpublicschools.org) if interested or click the below link to learn more: 

For more information, go to https://www.servingschools.com/job/q8e3df/garden-outdoor-learning-educator-connors-elementary/lewiston/me