Current Positions Available

Edible Schoolyard Chef Educator & Kitchen Manager

This position is responsible for leading and coordinating all aspects of the cooking school at The Edible Schoolyard at GCM. The person will design and execute cooking classes for children and adults, manage the kitchen schedule, coordinate outside instructors for cooking classes, and participate in garden-based lessons. ESY includes a half-acre garden exhibit and cooking school working to connect children and families to their food, the earth, and each other.

Reports to: The Edible Schoolyard & Education Director

Position Status: Full-time, Exempt

Schedule: Seasonal, times may vary
September – May Tuesday – Saturday. 8:30am – 5:30pm
June – August Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm

Roles and Responsibilities
Curriculum and Teaching

  • Design, conduct, and evaluate kitchen/garden lessons and activities for guests of all ages
  • Independently lead cooking classes for children and adults
  • Conduct and evaluate field trips field trips that incorporate STEAM education and academic standards in the garden exhibit
  • Design and lead weekly day-camps for children ages 4 -14yrs, June - August
  • Conduct schedule and unscheduled tours of the kitchen and garden
  • Mentor and train GCM staff, interns, and volunteers to be involved with programming and activities
  • Learn more!

Edible Schoolyard Garden Educator

This position is responsible for designing and executing garden-based educational experiences and leading cooking classes for children in The Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum (ESY). ESY includes a half-acre garden exhibit and cooking school working to connect children and families to their food, the earth, and each other.

Reports to: The Edible Schoolyard & Education Director

Position Status: Full-time, Exempt

Schedule: Seasonal, times may vary

  • September – May Biweekly rotating schedule. Monday – Friday/Tuesday – Saturday. 8:30am – 5:30pm.
  • June – August Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm

Roles and Responsibilities
Curriculum and Teaching

  • Design, conduct, and evaluate garden-based and environmental science lessons and activities for guests of all ages
  • Design, conduct, and evaluate field trips that incorporate STEAM education and academic standards in the garden exhibit
  • Design and lead weekly day-camps for children ages 4 -14yrs, June - August
  • Design and conduct group cooking classes for children under the guidance of the Chef Educator
  • Act as the lead for school-based, food literacy programs
  • Mentor and train GCM staff, interns, and volunteers to be involved with programming and activities
  • Learn more!

Education Summer Camp Assistant Teacher Position 2018

The Greensboro Children’s Museum (GCM) is a nonprofit that works to serve all children through fun, interactive experiences that contribute to their growth and development. The assistant teacher will spend four or five weeks per session immersed in this unique atmosphere aiding summer camp teachers with week-long, themed day camps.

There are two positions available for each session:

  • First Session: June 4th – June 29th 2018
  • Second Session: July 9th – August 10th 2018
  • An assistant teacher may elect to participate in both sessions.

The summer camp assistant teacher may be responsible for the following:

  • Assist with programming for preschool – 5th graders
  • Be responsible for groups of up to 10 children at time
  • Serve as a positive role model for campers through cheerful attitude, loving and compassionate demeanor, ability to be flexible, and strong work ethic
  • Facilitate opportunities for informal learning and skill-building
  • Work 30 hours a week for four weeks (Session 1) or five weeks (Session 2) during sessions listed above
  • Learn more!

ESY Summer Camp Assistant Teacher 2018

The Edible Schoolyard Greensboro empowers kids and families to cultivate healthy communities through food education. Assistant teachers will spend four or five weeks immersed in this unique atmosphere assisting garden and kitchen staff to execute our summer camp’s Seed to Table Programming.

There are two positions available for each session:

  • First Session: June 4th – 29th
  • Second Session: July 9th – August 10th
  • Assistant teachers may also elect to participate in both sessions

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation of garden and cooking programming for preK-8th graders
  • Supervise groups of 5-10 children in the garden, kitchen, and/or museum floor
  • Serve as a positive role model for campers through cheerful attitude, loving and compassionate demeanor, ability to be flexible, and strong work ethic
  • Facilitate opportunities for informal learning and skill-building
  • Work 30 hours a week for 4 weeks (Session 1) or 5 weeks (Session 2) during sessions listed above
  • Learn More!

 

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