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Farm-Based Education Director at Stonewall Farm - 10754

Job Title: 
Farm-Based Education Director
Stonewall Farm
242 Chesterfield Road
03431 Keene , NH
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Stonewall Farm Center for Food and Farming Innovation was founded in 1994 as a non-profit. The mission is to teach and demonstrate regenerative farming to people of all ages to ensure food security, vibrant communities and a healthy planet. Stonewall is located in Keene, NH. Stonewall Farm is also a HUB in the Savory Institute's Global HUB Network. Stonewall Farm has been a leader in farm-based education since 1994. A founding member of the Farm-Based Education Network, Stonewall Farm has a long history of delivering quality farm-based education program for children and youth. The mission of Stonewall Farm is to teach and demonstrate regenerative farming to people of all ages to ensure food security, vibrant communities and a healthy planet.

The Youth Education Director is responsible for implementing education programs using methods such as experiential education, inquiry-based learning and nature-based experiences to connect children and youth with nature and local agriculture. The position is responsible for developing and teaching high quality programs for children and youth that includes, but is not limited to, a licensed summer camp program, farm to school programs, farm-based-education programs, food systems and programs for educators. This is a FT salaried position with health, dental and paid leave. Pay commensurate with experience.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The Youth Education Director is responsible for implementing education programs using methods such as experiential education, inquiry-based learning and nature-based experiences to connect children and youth with nature and local agriculture. The position is responsible for developing and teaching high quality programs for children and youth that includes, but is not limited to, a licensed summer camp program, farm to school programs, farm-based-education programs, food systems and programs for educators. This is a FT salaried position with health, dental and paid leave. Pay commensurate with experience.

Education & Experience: 

Qualified applicant will have significant experience in managing and delivering educational programs for groups of children in an experiential learning based setting. Knowledge of farming a plus. Bachelor's degree in education or related field required, Master Level preferred. Must be comfortable being outside with children in all types of weather.

Application Instructions: 

Please send cover letter and resume to jdavenson@stonewallfarm.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Job Categories: 
Education