Employment Opportunities

Certified Children’s Educators/Part Time

Job Title:             Children’s Educator

Reports To:         Education Manager

Hours:                  Up to 10 hours per week

Pay:                      Hourly – Paid per class taught

This position is a year round children’s plant science educator for teaching the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens (FBBG) environmental and plant science class at the Boerner Botanical Gardens.


* Teach diverse student classes of various grade levels about plant and environmental science following FBBG curriculum and lessons.

*FBBG provides all lessons and materials.

*Set up a classroom and prepare class materials.  Following class, clean up and restore room.

* Maintain classroom order and high standards for learning and student engagement.

* Provide an interactive learning environment for student learners, including outdoor learning.

* Ability and expectation to work and provide instruction in all weather conditions, as classes frequently occur outside in the gardens.

* Work independently and with other staff in classroom and instruction and organization.

* FBBG is happy to have cold weather clothing on hand for students in need.

Position Requirements:

  • Wisconsin teacher certification required (experience in plant/earth science curriculum preferred).
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday
  • Computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office programs, including PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team player
  • Professional demeanor and appearance

To apply:     Please send cover letter & resume to [email protected]

Thank you for your interest in the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens.