• Seabring, FL
  • Region: Southeast & Gulf: NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, TN, MS

Website The Academy at the Parc

About the Academy at the PARC

The Academy at the PARC is a Pre-K through 12th grade private school grounded in real-life learning, inspired by nature. We educate children to become makers, creators and innovators through rigorous academics, practical arts and emotional maturity, preparing them to be valuable contributors to society.

Our school in the forest is dedicated to providing a holistic and developmentally appropriate education that nurtures the physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual growth of each student. Our curriculum is rooted in the principles of Waldorf education, fostering creativity, critical thinking, social responsibility, and a love for lifelong learning. To learn more visit, https://academyattheparc.com/

To get a glimpse of who we are and our world class campus visit, https://www.youtube.com/@theparc

Career Opportunity:

We are seeking a full-time gardening teacher for grades third through twelfth. The gardening teacher is responsible for the class curriculum that includes guiding the children through composting, soil preparation, planting, harvesting, and cooking. Daily schedule includes teaching two to three, 45 minute classes daily with lesson planning and garden caretaking in between. This position oversees the ongoing maintenance of the garden during the school year and over the summer. This is a well respected and extremely important position within our school.

Qualifications:

Applicants should have either a four-year undergraduate degree or significant experience in gardening, working with children, and cooking what comes from the garden. Ongoing professional development may be necessary if the candidate does not already possess understanding and application of Waldorf pedagogy, biodynamic experience, natural crafts, and culinary skills in preparing and cooking what is grown.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be trained in biodynamics, permaculture and or interested in Waldorf education and its integration into the gardening program. All roles within the school community require strong communication, problem-solving skills, excellent follow-through, organizational skills and good rapport with the students.

Schedule

• In person: Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm during the school year.

• Must attend the weekly faculty meeting, parent evenings, and school celebrations.

• Professional development training in the summer, up to 2 weeks.

• Time off: 1 week for Fall Break, 2 weeks for Winter Break, 1 week for Spring Break,

annually.

Pay & Benefits

• Salary ranges from $40,000 – $45,000, contingent upon experience that is in

alignment with our school AND your dedication and enthusiasm.

• Paid time off.

• Tuition remission for children attending the Academy.

• Professional development assistance.

Application Process

Interested candidates should apply and submit a cover letter, resume, and list of

references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Send resume to colleen@academyattheparc.com

Learn more about our school: www.academyattheparc.com and visit

sebringvideos.com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Ability to Commute:

  • Sebring, FL 33872 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Sebring, FL 33872: Relocate before starting work (Required)

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