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Georgia Foundation for Ag seeks applicants for mobile classroom jobs

The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture is seeking applicants for two part-time education coordinators to work with its Georgia Ag Experience (GAE) mobile classroom in Northwest Georgia and North Central Georgia. 

Each education coordinator will teach the ag lesson during the 15 days the GAE mobile classroom is scheduled to be in his/her district. The Northwest Georgia position must be available to host the classroom from Aug. 18-Sept. 10, 2021. The North Central Georgia position will host the classroom from Oct. 25-Nov. 12, 2021.

The Northwest Georgia education coordinator position will work in and must reside in one of the following counties: Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Dade, Dawson, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Pickens, Walker and Whitfield.

The North Central Georgia education coordinator position will work in and must reside in one of the following counties: Barrow, Clarke, Columbia, Glascock, Greene, Hancock, Lincoln, McDuffie, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Richmond, Taliaferro, Walton, Warren and Wilkes.

Applicants for both positions must have a valid Georgia driver’s license, a flexible schedule and three years of classroom or other student instruction experience.

The GAE education coordinators will  be responsible for teaching activities using approved lesson plans and conducting a Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) demonstration, maintaining a safe, respectful learning environment for the students, working with county Farm Bureau representatives to ensure the schools are engaged in the pre and post visit lessons; notifying  teachers to submit survey results from teachers/students after each visit; and speaking with local media following foundation guidelines.

Applicants need the ability to stand for long periods of time, lift/carry up to 30 pounds and handle a fast-paced environment.

GAE mobile classroom education coordinators will be paid $125/day, mileage reimbursement and hotel reimbursement if a school visit requires more than two hours (120 miles) travel. Time commitment for this position averages 15 days of school visits and community events plus one full day of summer training and possible other dates in summer and fall 2021.

Visit  www.gfb.ag/Dist1EC  for more information and to apply for the Northwest Georgia position. Visit  www.gfb.ag/Dist4EC for the North Central Georgia position.