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OUTDOOR SCHOOL / TEACHING JOBS

Position: Outdoor Educators and Teachers
Organization: The Boundless School
Location: Palmer Rapids, Madawaska Highlands, Eastern Ontario
Note: room and board provided - applicants from across Canada welcome

BOUNDLESS IS HIRING OUTDOOR EDUCATORS AND TEACHERS THIS JANUARY TO WORK IN OUR ADVENTURE BASED BOARDING SCHOOL IN EASTERN ONTARIO

WE HIRE PEOPLE WITH THREE FOCI:

The Outdoor Focus:

While hard to precisely quantify, about 75% of our program is in the outdoors. In the spring and summer, we do mostly whitewater – we feel the river in our bones. In the boarding school, we do just about everything else you might want to do outside – a list too prolific to describe here.

Those that specialize in the outdoor focus are often certified teachers. Applicants must still present significant experience in their professional lives with OLDER teenagers.

We also hire applicants with solid outdoor credentials and experience from recreation programs and summer camp alumni wanting to take their experiences to the next level.

Like all foci at Boundless, the outdoor staff will be crossing over to the academic focus from time to time, especially in the boarding school.

Who really fits best in the outdoor stream? Emerging and experienced outdoor professionals who want more than merely recreation - those that want to connect with older teens and have greater depth in their relationships with students.

The Academic Focus

We hire certified teachers who are passionate about teaching compulsory curriculum, especially high school English, History, Science and Math. We usually hire teachers within a few years of their graduation. They must be of a demographic where they can afford low wages for the initial Internship stage, and can be away from their attachments for long periods of time.

Yet the capacity to teach compulsory curriculum isn’t sufficient. There must be some acumen in the outdoors, strong physical fitness and adeptness with teens. There is crossover to the outdoor focus for a sizeable portion of employment.

The Counselling Focus:

The counselling folks are the smallest of the three staff cohorts, but at critical moments, are the most needed and have a huge impact on group process.

These are the people that help teens own their own s..t and stay balanced and happy during their stay with us. This is also true of the other foci, but the clinical crew bring something more to the table in this realm.

BSWs, MSWs, CYWs and other people with a history of working in adolescent mental health are suitable candidates. Once again, the counselling crew cross over to other foci all the time.

For more information or to apply:

PLEASE VISIT WWW.THEBOUNDLESSSCHOOL.COM

WE INVITE APPLICATIONS FOR AN EARLY JANUARY START DATE. PLEASE EMAIL A RESUME, A FEW PHOTOS, AND THE ATTACHED APPLICATION FORM, ATTN STEVEN GOTTLIEB AT:
STEVEN mask THEBOUNDLESSSCHOOL.COM*

Please note that all applicants require a Canadian Social Insurance Number and a full driver’s license.

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GoodWork ID: 36405       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Dec 1 2016

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