Please excuse cross-postings. Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois, seeks a Coordinator, Teacher, School and Youth Education, to work as part of the Education Division's Center for Teaching and Learning to design, teach and evaluate interdisciplinary educational programs in plant science and ecology for Pre-K-12 teachers, school children and youth both at the Garden and satellite locations. Duties include developing, promoting, and conducting teacher workshops and summer institutes for in-service and pre-service teachers in the Chicago area; assisting with the development, evaluation, and teaching of children's and student programs; and participation with CTL staff in the planning and implementation of special events and programs.
MS or MA in Education, Museum Education, Environmental Education, Botany, or Biology, with at least 1 year of experience in a museum, outdoor education, or classroom setting with an emphasis on science. A BS or BA degree and more extensive job-based experience may also be considered. Familiarity with inquiry-based and object-based teaching is desired. Valid driver's license and ability to travel to off-site meetings and sessions required. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Send resume and cover letter to: Carol Chaney, Director of Human Resources, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe IL 60022. _______________ Amy Southon Manager, School & Teacher Services Chicago Botanic Garden (847) 835-6832 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- This is the CPS Science Teacher List. To unsubscribe, send a message to <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> For more information: <http://home.sprintmail.com/~mikelach/subscribe.html>. To search the archives: <http://www.mail-archive.com/science%40lists.csi.cps.k12.il.us/>