EarthBites Garden Educator – EarthBites

Job Description & Responsibilities:
Collaborate to manage a school garden – garden planning, planting, maintenance, harvesting & processing of food
Collaborate to deliver lessons with a nutrition component, creating simple snacks with students (in line with current Covid Guidelines)
Love working with, and inspiring, 5-12 year olds
Deliver inquiry-based edible and garden education lessons to students outside in the garden, rain or shine
Collaborate with EarthBites to share ideas and to enhance and develop curriculum for the program overall
Help to supervise volunteers
Work with an EarthBites co-educator, teachers and school administration to ensure the program is carried out in an educational and safe manner

Experience teaching 5-12 year old children
Experience with urban gardening and/or growing and harvesting food
Possess education in, or a proven passion for, the field of nutrition
Fluent in English
Public speaking or workshop delivery experience
Self-motivated, adaptable and a problem solver
Excellent people skills; ability to communicate with care and thoughtfulness as a representative of EarthBites
Reliable and punctual
Experience and skills managing volunteers
Able to accommodate a flexible schedule
Interest in Indigenous culture

Vehicle to carry groceries and lesson materials (car, bike, car share)
Ownership of a computer or laptop an asset
Submit your resume and cover letter quoting “EarthBites Garden Educator, July 2021” to by July 31, 2021.