Education Manager & Senior Educator

Website The Horticultural Society of New York

The Horticultural Society of New York (The Hort) seeks an Education Manager for a unique position that combines teaching hands-on science and administrative support for a department that serves up to 10,000 people annually. We are seeking an adaptable and organized leader to further our programs and serve our students in thirty New York City public schools and at the Greenhouse & Education Center at the Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park in West Harlem. This full time position begins May 1, 2022.  For more information about our programs, please visit our website at www.thehort.org

Responsibilities:

Community Outreach and School Partnership

  • Liaise with existing schools and community partners
  • Build new relationships to expand community reach
  • Solicit and schedule programs at DFRSP Greenhouse & Education Center for local schools
  • Develop promotional and project materials 

Managerial and Administrative Support

  • Act as right-hand to the Director of Education to ensure program mandates and initiatives are in compliance, within budget and completed on time
  • Purchase program supplies and maintain tracking system for all projects
  • Serve as role model for Education staff—demonstrating open communication, strong organizational and forward thinking skills
  • Track attendance, deliverables and outcomes for grant reports

Teaching Students and Teachers

  • Teach in-person, on-line and in blended capacities for students, teachers, seniors and the public
  • Educate students using established curricula emphasizing hands-on botany, nutrition, art, natural science and gardening activities
  • Travel to partner sites to plant, propagate, cultivate, and maintain vegetable, pollinator and learning gardens
  • Co-teach teacher courses and assist with applications, reporting and grading

To apply for this job email your details to info@thehort.org