Garden Teacher

Job Title: Garden Teacher

Supervisor: Youth Education Coordinator
Employee Status: Non-exempt, part-time
Hours: April – October, up to 30 hours/week, 200 – 400 hours/yr.
Starting pay: $11/hour

Position Description:

This position assists the Youth Education Coordinator to deliver the Idaho Botanical Garden’s Youth Education programs.

Areas of Responsibility

 Lead field trip tours program
 Set up and take down tour materials
 Prepare tour materials
 Work with Youth Education Coordinator to improve tour program

Possible responsibilities:

 Assist with June pre-school program
 Deliver off-site Garden On The Road program
 Teach winter Garden on the Road lessons and/or summer Botany Camp
 Teach for new youth programs as they are implemented

Other Tasks as Needed including, but not limited to:

 Attending trainings and meetings

Job Requirements

 Be able to work M – F, 9-2:30, April, May, September & October
Skills, Knowledge and Training

 Experience working with groups of children
 B.A. or B.S. in biology related field preferred
 Good working knowledge of horticulture helpful.
 A sense of humor
 Flexibility and the ability to make quick decisions
 Good interpersonal skills & ability to work with others as a team
 Self-motivation and creativity
 Tolerance of and patience with children.

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Dickey: Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise ID 83712 or fax: 208-343-3601 or to elizabeth@idahobotanicalgarden.org