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Are you passionate about teaching and using school gardens as a learning laboratory for elementary-aged students? We’re looking for emerging education professionals who share this passion to join our AmeriCorps cohort. We’re looking for skillful, energetic folks with a resilient mindset and a commitment to equity and social justice. We’re looking for independent problem-solvers who also value collaboration and teamwork. Most of all, we’re looking for dynamic, bright people who are ready to dedicate one to two years of their lives to advancing science and environmental education in public schools.
About Climate Corps Education Outside
Climate Corps Education Outside (CCEO) is a 9 -month AmeriCorps Fellowship. The Climate Corps Education Outside (CCEO) program serves public elementary schools and garden-based education providers in San Francisco, San Mateo County, and Alameda County. As a CCEO Fellow, you will lead garden-based science and environmental literacy education at an elementary school, serving a high percentage of low-income children and many English-language learners. CCEO fellows must be committed to social justice and have cultivated or be willing to cultivate cultural competence and humility.
We are currently seeking garden educators for positions in:
For the complete position description and to apply, please visit: https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html
As a Climate Corps Education Outside Fellow you will:
AmeriCorps members must:
The position will begin in late September. While this is a one-year commitment, we strive to maintain consistency for our school sites and prioritize applicants who can make a 2-year commitment to their schools. During the school year, Mondays through Thursdays are dedicated to teaching in the outdoor classroom at your school site and guiding science, sustainability, and other efforts with the community. Two Fridays a month are designated for professional development.
You will receive a living allowance stipend of $2,255 per month and a projected AmeriCorps end of program education award of $4441.50, subject to final budget appropriation. At the end of the 9-month service term, the total stipend received will be approximately $20,295 (depending on official start date). You will also be eligible to enroll in SEIs Kaiser Premium healthcare plan at no cost.
To become a CCEO Fellow, please submit an online application and resume at https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.
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