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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Position Title: Education Coordinator
Organization: Saskatchewan Environmental Society
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Start date: August 2, 2022 (permanent)
Hours: 35 hrs/week (with some flexibility)
Compensation: $23-26/hr (depending on experience)

The Saskatchewan Environmental Society (SES) is a non-profit, registered charity that has been active in Saskatchewan since 1970. SES’s current action areas include sustainable energy and climate solutions, water protection, resource conservation, biodiversity preservation, and reduction of toxic substances. SES is seeking a full-time staff person to work on our Grades K-12 environmental educational programming.

The Environmental Educator will:

  • Coordinate, support, and deliver SES’s established education programs in schools
  • Coordinate and deliver SES environmental education workshops with schools
  • Support teachers (e.g. check-in regularly; answer questions; provide educational guidance; assist with audits; help them access resources, people, and project partners)
  • Create new, and review, update, or supplement existing lesson plans, audits, and campaigns
  • Keep SES curriculum links up to date
  • Lead, facilitate, plan, and present at professional development workshops
  • Develop an annual summary of results of the programs (e.g. teacher and student surveys; program & projects overviews; recommendations for next year)
  • Organize and facilitate meetings
  • Plan, in collaboration with supervisor, the budgets for SES energy conservation education programs and monitor expenses to ensure that they fit within the budget
  • Maintain the relationship with sponsors of these programs to facilitate on-going funding of SES K-12 energy conservation programs.
  • Manage school/education inquiries and materials that come to SES
  • Develop and conduct new education programs in consultation with your supervisor
  • Seek new funding opportunities for education programming through proposal and grant writing

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a post-secondary degree in Education, and/or environmental science
  • Possess strong math skills and an education background teaching science
  • Have a strong understanding of environmental issues and vocabulary
  • Have extensive experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possess an understanding of the Saskatchewan Curriculum
  • Be able to work in the SES office in Saskatoon
  • French language skills are an asset
  • An understanding and respect for Indigenous peoples’ unique histories, cultures, values, and protocols

Apply:

Candidates with experience working with the unique challenges and benefits of charitable organizations is an advantage. Resumes should be sent to: allysonb@environmentalsociety.ca by July 15, 2022.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 23 2022    ID: 64920