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Farm to School Program Manager Coupeville Farm to School

  • Date Posted November 18, 2022
  • Location Coupeville, WA
  • Category Agriculture / Education
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Coupeville Farm to School is a non-profit organization that supports learning, inspires creativity and promotes health within students at Coupeville Schools.  We lead garden and cooking classes for all elementary students, maintain gardens at Coupeville Elementary and Coupeville Middle/High, and coordinate with the School Farm and school lunch program to inspire courageous eaters! Job description


The Program Manager is a full time position with benefits, employed by the 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation Coupeville Farm to School, that combines management with hands-on garden education. This position supports Coupeville School District teachers, students, and food service staff in utilizing school gardens for education and nutrition. The Program Manager creates a shared vision of the program with the Farm to School Board, and is responsible for development and maintenance of the school’s gardens, supervision of staff and volunteers, implementation of cross-curricular lessons in the outdoor classroom, and use of garden produce in classroom education and cooking classes. The salary range for this position is $50-60k, dependent on experience, with paid time off and healthcare benefits.

Overview of Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains the school gardens on the elementary and middle/high school 
campuses.
  • Works closely with elementary school teachers to develop lessons that support classroom teaching in a range of curriculum areas such as art, science and language arts; develops and implements plans to work with middle and high teachers as time and resources permit. 
  • Oversees and coordinates students’ hands-on experiences in the garden and School Farm (planting, tending, harvesting and in-class preparation). 

  • Builds involvement in and commitment to the school garden within the school community, including teachers, administrators, students, parents, and community volunteers.
  • Develops and implements cooking class curricula for K-5.
  • Supervises staff and Americorps members, and develops training, field trips, and other learning activities to support members’ learning. 

Qualified applicants should have at least 1-2 years of facilitation or teaching experience working with children and youth; Washington State Teaching Certification a plus. Have knowledge and skills in small-scale organic food production. Food service experience is a plus. Applicants should demonstrate ability to lead and manage programs, and to work with diverse populations. Minimum education requirement: Bachelor’s degree.

Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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