Position title
Farm to School Program Coordinator

Concordia Charter School is dedicated to providing families a choice for
high-quality educational opportunities in a safe, harmonious learning
environment. We are committed to addressing the learning strengths and needs of each child
through small class sizes (max. 18), caring and highly qualified teachers, and daily individualized
academic interventions. In addition, we approach nutrition and wellness with innovative and
whole-child approaches that include healthy and fresh meals that feature locally produced
foods, and garden/food education experiences.


We seek a Farm to School Program Coordinator who will be responsible for:
- USDA Implementation grant project management/implementation, including:
o Managing the School Garden Classroom and upkeep (regular maintenance tasks,
planting planning in coordination with Nutrition Manager, purchasing and
budget management, etc.)
o Leading age-appropriate Garden/Agriculture lessons on a weekly basis for each
o Co-creation of food education in the Child Nutrition and FFVP programs with the
Nutrition Manager
o Managing the Farmraiser program
o Planning and executing outreach activities (Community Garden Fair & classes,
Farm-to-School Family Night, etc.)
o Co-creation of Nutrition & Wellness promotion (bulletin boards, social media &
website content, communication with staff, etc.) with the Nutrition Manager
o Supporting local food procurement and planning in coordination with Nutrition
Manager and School Director
o Providing leadership of the School Garden Committee
o Overseeing the cafeteria compost & food waste programs
o Coordinating classroom curriculum as applicable
- Partnership management
- Grant writing, implementation, budget oversight, and reporting for current and new
projects related to Farm-to-School
- Support of Local Wellness Policy implementation tasks and participation in the School
Health Advisory Council (SHAC) in coordination with the Nutrition Manager
- Participation in school staff meetings, Family Nights, in-service workdays, etc. as
- Training and professional development activities as applicable


 Ability to speak, read, and write English
 Ability to perform basic math functions
 Basic computer skills (email, internet, MS Office, Zoom/MS Teams)
 Ability to effectively multitask, receive direction, and manage time
 Experience with gardening
 Experience leading garden, agriculture, and/or nutrition education
 Passion for community wellness
 Ability to obtain Fingerprint clearance card
 Preferred experience with farm to school programming and partnership development
 Preferred bi-lingual (English/Spanish)
Working Conditions:
 Extended periods of standing, walking, and physical gardening tasks
 Extended periods of time spent outdoors in all seasonal weather

Job Benefits

The Farm to School Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Director. Base
salary starts at $40,000, DOE.


To apply please send a cover letter and resume to

Employment Type
Date posted
January 27, 2023
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