Seasonal BASE Field Studies Instructor

Department: Education
Reports to: BASE Field Studies Coordinator

Duration: September–December 2014

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) seeks a seasonal instructor for the BASE Field Studies program. This outdoor class series was developed exclusively for ninth-grade students at Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment (BASE), a small public high school supported by a partnership with the Garden. Field Studies supplements the Living Environment curriculum by making use of the environmental and scientific resources of the garden and nearby Prospect Park.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the BASE Field Studies coordinator with preparation and teaching of the Field Studies classes, four afternoons each week at BBG and at Prospect Park.
  • Teach students using the Field Studies curriculum and assist when another educator is leading an activity.
  • Help prepare lesson materials and assist with cleanup after each lesson.

Work Schedule:

Five hours per day, four days per week for ten weeks, September–December. Some planning days may be scheduled in September before the start of the Field Studies series.

Qualifications:

  • College-level studies in natural science, environmental studies, education, or a related field
  • Experience teaching adolescents
  • Experience teaching in an outdoor setting
  • Ability to obtain security clearance by the NYC DOE for working with children

Compensation: $18/hour

How to Apply:

Please send a résumé and cover letter indicating the title of the position desired and days of availability, along with the names of two references with contact information, to:

Human Resources
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Fax: 718-622-7826
personnel@bbg.org

WeddingsGarden News BlogCalendarOnline ShopPress Room

Hours

Tuesday–Friday:
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Mondays
(but open Columbus Day,
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

More Information

Admission

Members Free
Adults $10
Seniors (65 and over) $5
Students with a valid ID $5
Children under 12 Free
Chile Pepper FestivalSpecial Pricing

More Information

Directions

150 Eastern Parkway
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

subways

Maps, Parking, and Directions

Join BBG

Become a Member

  

BBG Member Benefits
Free Admission, Special Events,
Discounts, and More!