School Programs Instructor (Seasonal)

Department: Education

Reports to: School Workshop Coordinator and Director of Learning and Partnerships

Duration: September 2017–June 30, 2018

Compensation: $15/hour

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is seeking a part-time per diem seasonal instructor for three Children’s Education programs: Exploration Workshops, Project Green Reach (PGR), and Urban Advantage (UA). These programs for grades pre-K through 8 provide one- to two-hour guided tours and hands-on activities at the Garden. Topics focus on botany and plant ecology and make use of BBG’s indoor and outdoor plant collections to support the science curriculum of local public and nonpublic schools.

Schedule: Flexible per diem schedule, depending on instructor availability and program registrations: 2–4 days per week, Tuesday–Friday; 3–5 hours per day, starting at 9 a.m.

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Qualifications:

How to Apply:

Email your résumé, cover letter (including availability), and the names of two references with contact information to personnel@bbg.org. Make sure School Programs Instructor is clearly stated in your cover letter as well as in the email’s subject line.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer