Tired of being locked inside the four walls of a classroom? Want to get outside and play?
We are looking for a passionate educator who loves being outside playing with children. If you have a strong interest in alternative education, particularly child-led and forest school philosophy then this is the job for you. Work in a positive and supportive environment and grow your knowledge, experience and skills as a forest school educator. Skills that can take you further in the field of outdoor and alternative education or that you can integrate into the mainstream classroom making it more inspiring and dynamic. As this is a part-time position it leaves you time to pursue other outdoor adventures, study or work part-time in a classroom setting. This job works well for supply teachers looking for consistent and meaningful work while navigating the challenges of substitute teaching.
Position: Forest School Educator at Chelsea Forest School
Location: Chelsea, Quebec
Hours: Part-time, September-June 2021-2022. Hours could range from 10-26 hrs/week. Paid training and planning hours are included.
Successful candidates will have some input into preferred hours, classes and days of work.
Salary: $16-20/hour dependent on experience
History of Chelsea Forest School:
Chelsea Forest School has evolved from a traditional nursery school (Chelsea Cooperative Nursery School) that has been a Chelsea institution for over 50 years. We have been operating as a Forest School since 2013.
Our semi-rural community just outside of Ottawa-Gatineau is situated adjacent to Gatineau Park and nature has always played a large role to the families that we attract and in our programming.
Our programming follows the Forest School philosophy and is play based, child led and primarily outdoors. We believe passionately in the benefits to children, young and old of being immersed in nature.
We offer regular programming for preschoolers, and school age children. In addition we run programs on PD days.
Our school is a cooperative and is managed by a volunteer board of parents.
Please visit our website http://www.chelseaforestschool.ca for more information about our school.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 29 2021 ID: 59653