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Positions: Teachers: Planning/Supply/After Care/Outdoor Educator
Employer: North 44 Academy
Location: Ignatius Jesuit CentreGuelph, Ontario

Start Date: December 2021
Compensation: $25/hour, guaranteed 18 hrs/week

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:

The North 44° Academy Outdoor Preschool program is seeking talented Ontario Certified Teachers or students with a passion for experiential outdoor learning for our supply pool. We encourage students, new graduates and experienced OCTs to apply. This position may lead into a more full-time position in the future.We are looking for a high-energy teacher that can provide authentic opportunities to teach to a small group of kindergarten/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.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Ontario College of Teachers Qualification preferred
  • 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

Contract length: 7 months
Part-time hours: 18 per week
Application deadline: 2021-11-30
Expected start date: 2021-11-29
Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Application procedure:

Please submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 9 2021    ID: 61844