The School Programs Coordinator facilitates and oversees all learning experiences for students in pre-K to 12th grade students including in-person and virtual academic year field trips, and summer camps. The Coordinator supports partnership programs/courses on range of topics including natural sciences, art, and local history and teacher professional workshops.
This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Education. There is some offsite travel to schools, and occasional evenings and weekend days required. Salary is $38,000, plus excellent benefits package.
In collaboration with education staff The Coordinator will research, compile, and write pedagogically appropriate lesson plans with a progressive, social, and environmental justice-oriented teaching and learning style.
The Coordinator is responsible for the management and maintenance of supplies and education spaces. This individual supervises and trains school program interns. The Coordinator works with the Office Manager/Registrar to ensure efficient administration of all school programming including scheduling/booking programs, ordering supplies, and processing check requests. The Coordinator supports department and institutional programs as needed.
The Coordinator must have experience teaching with school communities in an informal setting and demonstrate cultural competency to work with diverse audiences. This individual must be comfortable interacting with large groups in the outdoors and in a classroom setting teaching natural science topics. In addition to teaching and administrative duties, additional requirements include:
• Degree in education, environmental/nature education, museum education or related field; advanced degree preferred
• Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
• A minimum of 2-3 years relevant experience teaching with school community audiences
• Strong interest in Wave Hill’s education programs and mission
• Cultural competency to work with diverse and local Bronx communities
• Computer skills that include remote platforms, Microsoft office
• Proficiency in Spanish a plus
Send resume and cover letter in a single PDF document to email@example.com.
Please state School Programs Coordinator in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, and only those receiving an interview will be contacted. Candidates asked to interview for the position will be required to submit a school programs curriculum sample and prepare a demonstrated lesson using information provided. No calls please.