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Position: Planning and Supply Teacher/Outdoor Educator
School: North 44° Academy (Guelph Outdoor Preschool)
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Hwy ON-6, Guelph, Ontario

Start Date: September 2020

Duration: one day (Friday) or two afternoon a week (Wed/Fri) from September 2020 to June 2021 (approx. 6.5 hours a week), plus supply teaching

Compensation: Based on experience.

About North 44 Academy:

We are an outdoor preschool and kindergarten that has now expanded into the primary/junior grades. We use our outdoor classroom daily, as much as possible—600 beautiful acres at Ignatius Jesuit Centre. Our goal is to help the children fall in love with learning and achieve their full potential. To bring the curriculum to life we use experiential, inquiry-based, mastery learning and traditional evidence-based practices to help children achieve their academic goals. Being outside daily allows the children to develop an informed and compassionate connection with the environment around them. Organized, attentive and flexible teachers support children with their learning. Please visit our website for more information.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a high-energy teacher that can provide authentic opportunities to teach to a small group of primary/junior students. They must have an enthusiasm for the outdoors as most of the day is spent outside. They must be able to maintain a balance of teaching core skills while providing real-life opportunities for the children to explore and consolidate these skills. Good communication, and strong organizational skills are key as they will regularly meet with the class teacher to collaborate on planning, documentation, and assessment using Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Ontario College of Teachers Qualification (OCT)
  • Up to date Police Vulnerable Sectors Check
  • Up to date Standard First Aid and CPR-C or higher
  • Minimum 3 years experience working with children in a teaching role
  • Outdoor/environmentalist/naturalist experience is preferred
  • Teaching experience in the arts is an asset

Application procedure:

Please submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to using the subject line: Planning/Supply Teacher/Outdoor Educator

Application deadline is Monday August 20th.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 8 2020    ID: 56996