Position: Certified Teacher for Forest Learners Program
Organization: Soaring Eagle Nature School
Location: Vancouver & North Vancouver, BC
Hours: 25 hours/week, option for more hours (see below)
Soaring Eagle Nature School (SENS) is a North Vancouver and Vancouver based school that offers unique nature-based programs to youth, teens and adults. Our mission at Soaring Eagle Nature School is to empower people to discover and share their gifts through meaningful connections with the natural world. We honour the natural cycles within people and use their own excitement and curiosity to guide their learning and their connections to themselves, the earth and other people.
Soaring Eagle Nature School is seeking a BC Certified Teacher to teach our new 3-day a week forest learners program.
Our new program will be bringing the core curriculum to a forest setting. This exciting program comes out of a desire to create a 3-day-a-week Soaring Eagle Nature School program which allows for more hands-on, lived experience in the forest, passion-based learning, and secure, genuine caring attachment between learner and mentor. This program has also come from the desires of parents who are looking for an alternative learning experience for their children, where learners are in the forest, learning and studying things they would in a indoor classroom setting.
This new program is a nature-based immersion program for ages 6-9, with the possibility of the group of learners staying together as a group as they grow older each year. This will be a small class size of 10-12 kids.
If this sounds like a program you'd like to teach, please read on!
Responsibilities would include and are not limited to:
The Ideal candidate will demonstrate familiarity and understanding of the following:
Preferred, but not required to apply:
August 26th for week of Curriculum Development and Planning. September 5-7 Staff Training Days. Program starts September 9th.
22.5 hrs of teaching time per week, with 8-10 hrs per month of planning and reporting. Option of working additional days at other SENS programs for more hours at a reduced hourly rate. Potential to work another day with families teaching the kids other subjects like math and reading and writing.
Competitive teacher’s wages at an hourly rate. Regular paid training and mentorship sessions.
Please send your resume, along with a letter of interest, and 3 professional references to:
Applications due right away. The review of applications will be ongoing until the posting closes on June 7th or the position is filled.
Thank you for your interest and please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
No phone calls please.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 8 2019 ID: 53410