Summer 2019 Children’s Program Instructors

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Position Title: Summer 2019 Children’s Program Instructors

Department: Children’s Education

Compensation: $17 per hour

Application Deadline: March 18, 2019

Position Description:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden has been a leader in providing local children and teens with hands-on gardening and science instruction for more than 100 years. BBG has teaching positions available this summer in a number of its hands-on gardening and science enrichment programs. Summer Instructors gain valuable experience working with professional educators in a botanically rich and diverse 52-acre garden within the country’s largest metropolis.

Duration: Mandatory training—June 11–June 28, 2019; teaching program runs 6–7 weeks in July and August

Hours: 25–35 hours per week, depending on position

Qualifications: College-level studies or career experience in education, urban agriculture, nutrition, botany, or environmental or biological sciences. Must have experience teaching children. Ideal candidates will have experience and comfort working with youth and staff from diverse backgrounds.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete an online application, including resume, cover letter, and two references, through BBG’s website-

No telephone calls for position inquiries, please. Applicants with disabilities who need assistance with the online system may contact

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Contact Information

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Website: Apply Online