Internship Opportunity with Fertile Grounds Project (Job)

March 17, 2011 at 12:40 pm | Posted in AERO, Education Job | Leave a comment
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Are you an experienced camp counselor? Are you a youth worker who likes camping? You should apply for the Survival Project.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Survival Project is an overnight outdoor education program for New York City school groups. three-day outdoor education, group-building, and leadership seminar for school groups. Students form teams to complete obstacle courses comprised of puzzles and physical challenges. They participate in trust building exercises, cook their own food, employ problem-solving skills, challenge themselves physically, and learn the value of working as a group. Participants spend 60 hours without the aid of electronic equipment. They engage in physically strenuous activities through group and individual challenges. They also learn and enact valuable leadership skills they can bring back to the classroom and their lives at home.

Guide Description
Guides will work as facilitators of the program and will have an educational experience of their own. Interns will live together at our campsite in the catskills for four weeks this spring taking turns working as group leaders and support staff for the three day long trips. Interns will have access to a communal kitchen and will have housing accommodations provided. Interns will have time off on site and will have days off during which they can return to the city.

Watch the Survival Project Video here: http://vimeo.com/12302630

STAFF QUALIFICATIONS
Instructors must have a proven ability to lead young people from all ethnic and social backgrounds in an outdoor group setting. Must maintain professionalism and exercise patience in high stress situations.

GUIDE

Responsibilities:
· Lead group conversations
· Maintain safety of the students in the field
· Support staff in logistics of program
· Facilitate challenge initiatives
· Develop mentor relationships with youth participants

Requirements (One or more of these skills)
· Competence in a wide range of outdoor skills (i.e.tent and camp fire building)
· Knowledge of group dynamics and diversity issues.
· Experience working with urban youth.
· Strong desire to help teens develop in the outdoors.

Contact Jonah Canner at Fertile Grounds Project: jonah@fertilegrounds.org or call 347-722-1757

More information can be found at: http://survivalproject.org

Democratic School Seeks Math Teacher (Job)

March 15, 2011 at 10:13 am | Posted in AERO, Education Job | Leave a comment
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Certified High School Math Teacher, comfortable teaching all ability levels. Small, democratic school seeks dynamic, flexible individual for a full time position next school year in our highly collaborative environment. Work directly with students to develop authentic, meaningful curriculum. Send resume to:
thenewschool@tnsk.org by April 4th.

To learn more about our school go to www.tnsk.org

Job Opportunity: Administrator/Instructor/School Founder

March 14, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Posted in AERO, Education Job | Leave a comment
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Seeking administrator/instructor to help start and run a new school for an international, multi-age group of children, ages 6 to 12) who live part-time at the incredible Careyes Luxury Resort in Jaaliso, Mexico. (See careyes.com). We want someone who believes in and can implement a creative and academic sound democratic school model. The applicant must be be fluent in English. (We prefer someone who also speaks Spanish and who is physical fit and mentally confident). Salary in high 30s to start plus free housing and other benefits to be negotiated. Live on one of the most beautiful coasts in the world among friendly people and work with internationally successful parents who will participate in the evolution and implementation of the program. Contact Four Arrows for more information at djacobs@fielding.edu.

Democratic School Seeking Teacher and Intern (Job)

February 8, 2011 at 9:15 am | Posted in AERO, Democratic Education, Education Job | Leave a comment
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Democratic School Seeking Teacher and Intern

Harriet Tubman Democratic High School is a democratic high school located in downtown Albany, New York. We are currently looking to fill a part-time teaching position and a part-time intern position, both starting at the end of August 2011. For more information, please visit our website at www.tubmanschool.org.

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Part-Time Teacher Position Description: Harriet Tubman Democratic High School is currently looking to fill a part-time teaching position starting at the end of August 2011. Our school serves students ages 14-18 (grades 9-12) from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Staff members at our school act as teachers, advisors, mentors, and administrators. General responsibilities include: attendance for all school hours three days a week, attendance at school functions, teaching academic classes and workshops, advisory of students to help them meet their personal and academic goals, administrative meetings, and parent conferences. Staff members also share daily responsibilities such as serving meals, mediation, spontaneous activity involvement, cleaning, and maintenance.

Qualifications: Previous experience working with teens from diverse backgrounds preferred but not required. Must be self-directed and posses strong communication skills. Previous work references requested. Harriet Tubman Democratic High School is a cooperative and each part-time staff member receives a stipend of $6,250 during the school calendar year. Apply to this position by sending a resume by e-mail to director@tubmanschool.org or by mail to:
Harriet Tubman Democratic High School
59 Elizabeth Street
Albany, NY 12202

Harriet Tubman Democratic High School strives to create a diverse educational community and encourages people from varied backgrounds and experiences to apply. Harriet Tubman Democratic High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification.

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Part-Time Intern Position Description: Harriet Tubman Democratic High School is currently looking to fill a part-time intern position starting at the end of August 2011. Our school serves students ages 14-18 (grades 9-12) from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Interns at our school act as teachers, mentors, and general support to the staff. General responsibilities include: attendance for school hours three days a week, attendance at school functions, teaching at least one class, support of students to help them meet their personal and academic goals, and administrative meetings. Interns also assist staff with daily responsibilities such as mediation, spontaneous activity involvement, cleaning, and maintenance.

Qualifications: Previous experience working with teens from diverse backgrounds encouraged but not required. Must be self-directed and posses strong communication skills. Previous work references requested. Harriet Tubman Democratic High School is a cooperative and each intern receives a stipend of $1,000 during the school calendar year. Apply to this position by sending a resume by e-mail to director@tubmanschool.org or by mail to:
Harriet Tubman Democratic High School
59 Elizabeth Street
Albany, NY 12202

Harriet Tubman Democratic High School strives to create a diverse educational community and encourages people from varied backgrounds and experiences to apply. Harriet Tubman Democratic High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification.

Job: Outreach Assistant at Goddard College

January 21, 2011 at 9:58 am | Posted in AERO, Education Job | Leave a comment
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OUTREACH ASSISTANT

Goddard College has a position opening for an Outreach Assistant to assist with media and outreach activities, mailings, and events; to support the Associate Director of Media and Outreach and the Dean of Institutional Advancement; and to track and document marketing functions of the College.

Qualifications:  a Bachelors degree is desired, plus one year of relevant administrative experience in a higher education setting, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired; a broad base of computer skills including:  MS Office, databases (eTapestry is desired), and social networking tools; event planning skills; excellent organization, prioritization, and administrative skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and a desire to work with, and the ability to communicate effectively with, colleagues of diverse backgrounds.  This full time position is eligible for our generous benefits package.

Application Instructions:  email cover letter, resume, and three employment references (name, relationship to you, contact info.) to: employment@goddard.edu

Application Due Date:  February 2, 2011.

No calls please.

Goddard is committed to creating a college representative of a diverse global community and capable of creating change.  To that end, we are actively seeking applications for this position from qualified candidates from groups currently under‐represented in our institution

Seven Generations Charter School (JOB OPENING)

October 14, 2010 at 11:17 pm | Posted in AERO, Education Job | Leave a comment
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Seven Generations Charter School, a K-5 charter school in Eastern Pennsylvania, seeks experienced administrator with strong team-building and leadership skills to work as part of an energetic and collaborative learning community in a hands-on, learner-centered setting. Our mission is to connect children to the natural world through an innovative outdoor experiential, project-based curriculum, with an integrated ecological and sustainable living focus. Empower children to change the world. Empower teachers to teach creatively and innovatively. Please send resume and cover letter to: Seven Generations Charter School, 154 E Minor Street, Emmaus, PA 18049 Phone: 610-421-8844 Fax: 610-421-8849 or email to employment@sevengen.org.

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