Education Assistant, contract, Toronto Region Conservation, ON

  • 5 Dec 2017 7:39 AM
    Message # 5613714
    Jennifer Dick (Administrator)

    ASSISTANT, EDUCATION (PEEL) - 10 Month Contract Position

    SUMMARY OF FUNCTION:

    Under the guidance of their Supervisor, the Education Assistant is responsible for the delivery of education programs within schools, TRCA facilities and designated outdoor spaces within Peel. In addition, the Education Assistant supports the development of education programs and resources. Expectations outside of formal education delivery may include support for summer camps, youth volunteer programs and specialized audience programming.

    Evening and weekend work is a function of the job. Occupational Health and Safety is a major responsibility of this position.

    NOTE: Hiring at TRCA is contingent to the clearance of the Vulnerable Sector Screening. Candidates will be asked for a screening only where they have been selected as the leading candidate.

    KNOWLEDGE:

    Evening and weekend work is a function of the job. Occupational Health and Safety is a major responsibility of this position;

    Post-secondary degree in Environmental Studies, Outdoor Recreation, History, Geography or other related degree;

    Bachelor of Education and Ontario College of Teachers certification;

    2 years of teaching experience within a school, camp, or outdoor education centre capacity;

    Excellent facilitation skills;

    Interactions between internal and external clients such as education stakeholders require superior customer service skills;

    Excellent communication skills in all modes (written, verbal, email, etc.);

    Classroom management skills in diverse environments;

    Teaching skills with diverse audiences;

    Valid Ontario Driver’s License (G), daily access to a personal vehicle and the ability to travel;

    Standard first aid certification is required.

    SUMMARY OF MAJOR TASKS:

    Deliver curriculum linked outreach education programs at schools, TRCA facilities and designated outdoor spaces.

    Daily travel to different teaching sites with required program equipment.

    Work with the other teaching staff to clean, repair and identify replacement of teaching equipment and supplies.

    Utilize educational expertise to support community engagement events.

    Develop new programs under the guidance of Supervisor.

    Other duties as assigned.

    TRCA is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability - related accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

    Division: 

    Education and Outreach

    Type: 

    Full-time contract

    Salary range: 

    4S: $48,170 - $52,182, 35 hours a week

    Location: 

    Head Office - 101 Exchange Avenue. Vaughan, Ontario

    Closing date: 

    Dec 8, 2017


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