Full Time position**
Casual starting July 1, 2019
Full-time starting September 30, 2019
Rate of pay: $20-$23/hr
Opportunities for professional development
Hundred Acre Wood Forest Preschool is launching in October 2019 and we are ready to add to our team! If you are an experienced RECE who is passionate about nature-based learning and you love taking little ones outside All THE TIME, then read on!
We are a licensed non-profit preschool centre in Heathcote ON. We are situated on 100 acres of meadow and forested land, with an indoor facility that reflects our outdoor learning philosophy.
The lead ECE have the opportunity to join our team in creating the indoor and outdoor learning environments throughout the months of July-September. Once the centre opens on Monday September 30th, the Lead ECE will oversee both the toddler and preschool classrooms, while serving as the full time educator for one of those classrooms. The lead ECE will guide the teaching team in delivering a program that is play-based, nature-based, inquiry based, and meets the requirements of the regulatory bodies overseeing Early Years Childhood Education in Ontario.
**This position is conditional upon the centre receiving a Ministry of Education license and a minimum number of registrants by opening day.
Please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com by Tuesday June 25, 2019. Interviews starting July 9, 2019.
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About Forest Schools & Nature Schools
Forest school teacher training
Organizations & Resources
* Take Me Outside http://takemeoutside.ca/
* Child and Nature Alliance http://www.childnature.ca
* Nature Child Reunion http://naturechildreunion.ca
* Outdoor & Environmental Education - orgs, schools, links, resources
Outdoor Education: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Outdoor_education
Enviro Ed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_education
Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario (COEO) http://www.coeo.org/
Orgs., schools & links: http://www.planetfriendly.net/learn.html#ee
* Green & Eco-friendly Kid's Books
* Last Child in the Woods
Richard Louv http://richardlouv.com/
* Nature Deficit Disorder - "a range of current child health issues arising from a lifestyle
that focuses on screen time rather than outdoor exploration"
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 5 2019 ID: 53764