Education Coordinator, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

Posted by on May 20, 2013

Education Coordinator, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture
Posted on: May 7, 2013

Job description
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, a non-profit based in West Philadelphia, PA, is seeking to hire an 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
  • developing and promoting teacher-ready curricular units to further students’ understanding and appreciation of Arab history, culture and arts
  • teaching some Arab cultural and history content to youth and educators
  • 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

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