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Position: French and Music Teacher/Outdoor Educator
Organization: Guelph Outdoor Preschool, Kindergarten and Primary 
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Hwy ON-6, Guelph, Ontario

Start Date: September 2018


  • one afternoon a week from September 2018 to June 2019 (approx. 3 hours a week).
  • Option of covering as a supply teacher.

Compensation: Based on experience.

About Guelph Outdoor Preschool, Kindergarten and Primary School:

We are an outdoor preschool and kindergarten that has now expanded into the primary/junior grades. We are fortunate to spend most of our time learning in our outdoor classroom—600 beautiful acres at Ignatius Jesuit Centre. Children’s interests and natural curiosity help guide learning, encouraging question asking and problem solving. Being outside daily allows the children to develop an informed and compassionate connection with the environment around them. Attentive and flexible teachers support children with their learning and passions. Please visit our website for more information.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a high-energy teacher that can provide authentic opportunities to teach French and Music 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)
  • Fluent in French
  • 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

Application procedure:

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

Application deadline is Monday August 20th.

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GoodWork ID: 46976       Date posted to Aug 3 2018