Job Description and Requirements
The "Farm Camp Teacher" will
Work closely with the Farm Camp Director to prepare and enact lessons, including but not limited to math, English literacy, nature studies, and science.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of early childhood development, including understanding of developing literacy and math skills.
Exhibit a working knowledge of the scientific process and scientific inquiry
Participate in a three hour, paid inservice related to the Farm Camp's methodology, nature-based play, and first aid/weather related incidents.
Work from 9-3 for the weeks of May 28th, June 3 and June 10, with an hour paid "non working" break at the discretion of the Farm Camp Director.
Work from 8-12 for the weeks of June 17 and June 24, with a half-hour paid "non working" break at the discretion of the Farm Camp Director.
Work for a total of one hundred hours at a rate of between $15 and $18 dollars an hour, based on experience.
Notify the Farm Camp Director as soon as possible in the event that sick time would need to be taken. The Farm Camp Teacher can use up to 8 hours of paid sick time during the course of the Farm Camp (May 28=June 28)
About Oakview Farm Camp
Oakview Farm Camp is a nature-based outdoor-only Summer Farm camp for ages four through twelve. This is our fourth year of operation, proudly serving children and their families in the Middle Tennessee area. Our mission is to instill a sense of awe and wonder in children for the natural world, through hands-on experiences related to small-scale, sustainable farming.