Road Less Travelled Academy - an independent natured based school has launched a recruitment process to hire: 1 Outdoor Educator to teacher Primary Level Students
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: Full-time, Permanent (seeking to hire ASAP)
Posting closing date: On-going until position is filled
The Road Less Travelled Academy (RLTA) is a not for profit, charitable educational organization that has been in operation since 2017. A nature-based elementary school is seeking two outdoor educators for full-time positions to join our small but growing team to work with children ages 4-8. We do currently have 3indoor classrooms, which are Yomes (yurt/eco-domes) heated with wood stoves for the colder months. The school campus is located on a working farm setting and there is ample opportunity for adventuring through farm, forest, and fields with the students. Nature is our classroom. Our integrated curriculum and activities focus on real-world themes (for example, food/animal systems, health & wellness, social justice & servant leadership). Our aim is to provide an environment that fosters healthy relationships, cultivates curiosity and harvests understanding. We are committed to an inquiry/play based approach to learning where children are active participants in the learning process. We believe that an integrated curriculum promotes social skills, critical thinking skills, leadership, resilience as well as mental, physical, and emotional health.
Position Summary: Candidates for this full-time teaching position must have a passion for education and life-long learning. Educators applying for this role must have experience with curriculum design, teaching and facilitating in a traditional and or non-traditional classrooms. Our Nature School spends the majority of its instructional day outside, connecting with nature while making connections to real-world tangible topics. Therefore applicants must also have extensive outdoor education experience and an openness to teaching full-time (even in winter).
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READY TO APPLY?
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
1. Finalize your cover letter, resume and references.
2. Attach your cover letter, resume and Professional References. Please send in one PDF File
3. Please identify the position as: Full Time Position Outdoor Education. Attention: Julia Morch, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
RLTA encourages applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer.
Road Less Travelled Academy 1166 5th line, Newtonville, ON L0A 1J0
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 18 2020 ID: 58133