Slide Ranch is a non-profit educational farm located in a spectacular coastal location and can be found on Highway 1 (Shoreline Highway), just 25 minutes north of San Francisco. We connect children and people of all ages to the outdoors and partner with community groups, families and educators to provide transformative learning experiences on our organic farm and national park land along the California coast.
2022 Summer Teacher-in-Residence (May 23, 2022-August 19, 2022)
Interested in helping children connect with nature? Slide Ranch is a non-profit farm-based environmental education organization located within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, on coastal wildlands just 25 minutes north of San Francisco. The mission of Slide Ranch is to connect children and people of all ages to the outdoors and partner with community groups, families and educators to provide transformative learning experiences on our organic farm and national park land along the California coast.
The annual Teacher-in-Residence program trains seven emerging environmental leaders through a residential, hands-on teaching position that includes daily teaching as well as ongoing training in organic gardening, animal husbandry, sustainable organic farming, facilities maintenance, wildlands stewardship and nonprofit management.
Apply yourself for 12 weeks of work that challenges you to grow as a person and as a professional educator. You will gain valuable hands-on experience in agricultural and environmental education and learn how to live and work in a rural setting as a member of a community.
Teachers-in-Residence customize each program to meet the learning needs of campers 5 – 13 years of age, as well as working with junior camp counselors age 14+.
Slide Ranch’s Teacher-in-Residence program fosters and inspires the next generation of leaders in education, sustainable farming and environmental stewardship. Apply yourself for 10-1/2 months that supports your growth as an educator and steward, and prepares you for a meaningful career!
Our Teachers-in-Residence at Slide Ranch in Muir Beach, CA customize each program to meet the learning needs of campers 5 – 13 years of age, as well as working with junior camp counselors age 14+. Over the course of the summer, Teachers-in-Residence may also work with adults or youth in the context of volunteer or community group visits.
Slide Ranch seeks an energetic and talented Program Director who will lead our efforts to grow Slide’s near 50-year legacy of planting kids in nature to become a model environmental education center. This person will direct new and continuing programs including our school/community group visits, summer camp, teacher-in-residence program, and our family programs. We are looking for a seasoned and entrepreneurial team leader who can drive impact and innovate with a smart business mindset.