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Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Community Programs Manager, the Culinary Arts Facilitator will create a culinary program after school at Castlemont High School that enriches the lives of high school students by teaching them to love everything about food – cooking, eating delicious and healthy dishes, and learning about different cultures and stories behind the food. We are looking for an energetic instructor to join our fun team and start teaching!

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead after school cooking classes for high school students (9-12th) while getting them excited about trying fun and creative recipes, new foods and encouraging them to learn about new cuisines and cultures
  • Teach lesson plans related to basics of nutrition and healthy eating to young people in a fun and engaging way and making sure kids are learning while having fun
  • Introduce kids to basic cutting and measuring techniques, food safety and other concepts provided in the curriculum
  • Utilize the Castle Urban Farm to support education about farm to table models
  • Recruit and retain a group of 10-15 students

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