Overview

Natural Resources Educator Temporary in Edmonton, AB

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Natural Resources Educator
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Our programs consider multiple perspectives and encourage critical thinking and responsible stewardship. If so, we want you to join our team to help deliver our…

Are you an enthusiastic, adaptable educator and natural communicator, who can spark an interest and engage others in learning about Alberta’s environment and natural resources? If so, we want you to join our team to help deliver our education programs!

Opportunity

Inside Education helps students and teachers understand the science, technology and issues related to our environment and natural resources. Our programs consider multiple perspectives and encourage critical thinking and responsible stewardship. We are proud to be recognized this year by the North American Association for Environmental Education, with an award for outstanding service to environmental education.

We have a spring, seasonal opportunity for an adaptable outdoor educator, based in either Edmonton or Grande Prairie , to help deliver natural resource education programs to students at various outdoor field sites in central and northern Alberta. Your primary assignment will be approximately 5 weeks of programming at the Evergreen Centre for Resource Excellence and Innovation in Grande Prairie (accommodations provided). This is a great opportunity to build your teaching and group management skills, while enjoying each day in the outdoor classroom! Want to see what you’ll be doing? Check out our Twitter feed @insideeducation or our Facebook photo album for fun from the field!

Salary and Term

This is an 8-week, full-time term from May 1 to June 26, 2015 . Wages are $22/hour, based on a 36.25 hour workweek (Mondays through Fridays), plus 6% vacation pay. Frequent travel including regular overnights and some overtime is required.

Qualifications:
Post-secondary studies in education, science, environmental or related fields.

Experience leading groups, working with students, and/or delivering education programs.

A well-rounded understanding of Alberta’s natural resources and environment issues.

Storytelling, creativity and an ability to identify and capitalize on teachable moments.

Able to work cheerfully and safely in a remote outdoor location in all weather conditions.

You must be a safe, competent driver with a clear abstract (no convictions or suspensions) and at least 21 years old, to meet our insurance requirements.

Current standard first aid certification (or willingness to obtain before the start date). Additional safety training a desired asset.

To Apply

Tell us who you are, what experiences you’ve had, and why you want to work with us! Apply immediately online with your cover letter and resumé (just one PDF file please) to: http://www.insideeducation.ca/about-us/join-our-team/
Apply through Employer Website: Apply on our website

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-24
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