- Lead and manage all aspects of the Living History Farm, Gardens, and Arboretum.
- Creatively develop and present innovative, standards-based Social Studies lessons.
- Instruct lessons approximately four days per week from about 8:30am-2:00pm.
- Plan and organize the Living History Farm for Second Saturday including the necessary extended hours for set-up, coordination, and clean-up approximately 7:00am-4:00pm.
- Recruit, train, and supervise part-time instructors in the presentation of lessons.
- Recruit and maintain a trained volunteer work force to present programs to the public and to assist with maintenance of buildings, gardens, and arboretum.
- Plan and organize high-quality living history and horticultural programs for students and the public (Summer Science camps, Second Saturdays, group programs, after-school programs, workshops, outreach, electronic field trips, etc.)
- Ensure the preservation of the farm structures, collections, artifacts, and interpretation.
- Planting, care for, propagation, and utilization of organic heritage garden, herb garden, and arboretum.
- Provide for and oversee the feeding and care of the farm animals and honey bees.
- Creatively seek opportunities to improve and expand department programs and facilities through grants, donations, acquisitions, and community partnerships.
- Oversee department budget and necessary financial records.
- Communicate in a clear, concise, timely and appropriate manner.
- Display a helpful and courteous demeanor to achieve optimal results.
- Follow policies, procedures, and rules of the district.
- Maintain a professional demeanor and contribute to goals in a timely manner.
- Other duties as assigned.
- College degree, preferably in Social Studies Education, History, or Museum Studies
- Minimum of three years experience of working on a Living History Farm site preferred
- Knowledge of national and South Carolina curriculum standards
- Proven commitment to education, customer service, and problem-solving.
- Good writing and communication skills
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including proven experience managing staff and volunteers
- Extensive experience with teaching history through hands-on and object based instruction
- Physically capable of performing farm and garden maintenance including lifting and some repairs
- Knowledge of farm animals and heirloom gardening
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office.
Salary or Pay Rate
$48,994 – $64,960
How To Apply
Submit letter of interest and resume in Microsoft WORD or PDF format to:
email@example.com or fax: 864-355-9208
Lillian B. Flemming, Professional Employment Recruiter
P.O. Box 2848, Greenville, South Carolina 29602-2848
Greenville County Schools 301 Camperdown Way,
Greenville, South Carolina 29601