Education Coordinator, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

Posted by on April 21, 2014

We are currently seeking to hire a full-time Education Coordinator. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing educational content of Al-Bustan’s in and out-of-school programs and liaising with schools and community organizations to present and facilitate integration of Arabic language, arts, and culture
  • Promoting teacher-ready curricular units to further students’ understanding and appreciation of Arab history, culture and arts
  • Planning for and managing of one-week professional development course in June
  • Planning for and managing of Al-Bustan Camp, held every July


  • Must have completed at least undergraduate degree in elementary or secondary education
  • Must have experience teaching in elementary or secondary schools and developing curricular material

Highly Preferred:

  • Conversant or fluent in the Arabic language


  • Able to take initiative and reach out to work with diverse constituencies, including school administrators and educators, and teaching artists
  • Creative thinker who is able to conceive, create, and implement curricular content
  • Excellent writing, speaking, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to effectively engage with children and youth
  • Highly knowledgeable about the Arab region, arts, and culture
  • Well organized with attention to detail and ability to multi-task and coordinate overlapping activities
  • Computer proficient in MS Word and Excel

This position reports to the Executive Director. To apply, contact the Executive Director, include cover letter and resume with 3 references.

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