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Hot Education Internships & Jobs

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SENIORS – Don’t forget to sign up for Hawai’i Preparatory Academy Interviews on campus this coming Sunday, February 23 with Head of School and Middlebury alum.

Have an Interest in Youth Education, School Gardens?

Washington Youth Garden seeks a creative and proactive individual with a passion for youth education and an interest in school gardens and social media for a paid internship. This is a paid 40 hour per week, seasonal internship in . The Summer Program Intern will facilitate our field trip program – SPROUT, and also support the coordination of our summer teacher trainings.

The intern will spend the season building garden knowledge, learning new teaching and group management techniques, and working directly with youth of all ages in our once-acre vegetable garden within the U.S. National Arboretum. They will also spend significant time communicating with other garden-based organizations, ordering and organizing materials, and supporting the logistics of our one week Summer Institute for Garden-based Teaching. Lastly, they will also support communications, social media, and special events. There is some possibility to combine this position with the Spring Program Intern. This is a good position for someone looking to expand their understanding of garden-based education and specifically within the District of Columbia.

Established in 1982, FONA is headquartered on the grounds of the Arboretum in Northeast Washington, DC. We are growing rapidly and looking to add a dynamic member to our team. The primary program of FONA is Washington Youth Garden. Founded in 1971, Washington Youth Garden provides unique environmental science and nutrition education programming for youth and families. WYG nurtures curious minds and healthy bodies by connecting youth to food, the land, and each other. Washington Youth Garden manages a one-acre organic demonstration garden on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum (USNA), in addition to five active school gardens. Through these outdoor classrooms, WYG offers year-round gardening and nutrition education through four programs: SPROUT, Green Ambassadors Program, Garden Science, and Family Programs. For more information about our programs, see www.washingtonyouthgarden.org/wygprograms.

To Apply, check out the full job description HERE.

Want to discover the joy of teaching?

Are you interested in teaching in “one of the most beautiful places on the planet, where the landscape, ecosystems, history, and culture offer learning opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else”? Hawai’i Preparatory Academy, a co-educational, college-preparatory, day and boarding school that serves kindergarten through 12th grade, plus a postgraduate year, is looking to hire 4 graduating Middlebury seniors for a 1-year Teaching Fellows Internship in Hawai’i.

Middlebury alum and Head of School, Patrick Phillips ’91 will be coming to campus to conduct 30-minute informational interviews Sunday, Feb. 23 from 2:00-5:00 PM in Axinn Rm. 105 with seniors interested in exploring teaching at a place-based experiential private school.

You can sign up for an interview slot by clicking “Apply” and submitting your materials and then being prompted to pick an interview slot.
Don’t wait–application deadline is Thursday, February 20th! Applications must be submitted through Handshake by visiting this job listing.

Education Teaching & Outdoor Adventure Events @ CCI

October 30 @ 6pm: Educator’s Ally – “Navigating Your Job Search in Independent Schools: Learn how to best position yourself for a successful job search in the competitive independent school market.” Sign up here on Handshake:  https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/80548/share_preview

October 30 @ 7pm: Apogee Adventures – Lead experiential-education and adventure programs throughout the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean in the summer of 2018. Sign up here on Handshake:  https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/77247/share_preview