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Job opening – Part time sustainability teacher

Job Title:  Part time sustainability teacher and grounds supervisor for private school in Studio City (30 hours per week)

Agency:    Bridges Academy

Location:   Studio City, CA

Pay Rate:  negotiable based on education and experience

Responsibilities: Teach 2 high school sustainability courses that each meet twice per week (students work on grounds and in garden); work with parents in organic garden; oversee grounds

Required Skills: thorough knowledge of sustainability principles; supervise CSA; love of gifted, energetic students and the earth; excellent communication skills; ability to multi-task and remain calm in fast-paced environment

Desired Skills: computer savvy; ability to bring interested parties/grant money to support sustainability initiative at the school

Other Information: This is an exciting opportunity for the right person.  We are a private school for "2e" students; that is students who are gifted (one exception) and also have issues that affect their ability to learn, such as ADHD, visual or auditory processing, anxiety (second exception).  Our students–grades 5-12– thrive in project-based learning such as the organic garden.   We have 3.5 acre campus in Studio City, and we are in need of a sustainability co-ordinator. Visit our website by clicking here.

Application: E-mail cover letter/resume to Cynthia Novak, Ph.D. at Bridges Academy, cynthia.novak@bridges.edu 

Application Deadline: as soon as possible; until position is filled