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Summer Camp Educator (Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center)

Organization Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center
Location 225 Pavillion Road
East Thetford, Vermont 05043
Description

Full-time from June 26 -August 11
7 weeks, M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm

We need experienced educators who are interested in helping to work with a developing, unique, farm-based summer program for area kids. Together, our staff will plan the weekly activities, build a safe environment for learning and fun, and make meaningful relationships with our campers. Our program success depends wholly on the enthusiasm and commitment of our staff. If you are creative, energetic, willing to be silly, and passionate about food, health and nature, then we want to hear from you.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily execution of programs designed to encourage campers to investigate Cedar Circle Farm’s fields, greenhouses, and natural spaces
  • Direct supervision and safe keeping of our campers
  • Collaborative generation of activities and projects that represent our educational goals
  • Active participation in program development meetings
  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in education, the sciences, the humanities, or other relevant course of study is preferred (but not required)
  • Experience working as a camp counselor, classroom teacher or informal educator
  • A special interest in organic agriculture
  • Enthusiasm for place-based education
  • The physical and mental wherewithal to teach outdoors, sometimes under difficult circumstances.
  • The ability and desire to work with children
  • A familiarity with Cedar Circle Farm
  • CPR and First Aid Certification a plus

This is an hourly paid position, wage commensurate with experience.

 

Date Posted February 15th, 2017
Deadline April 5th, 2017
# of Positions Available 4
Categories Education
Type Full Time
Compensation $13/hour
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