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OUTDOOR EDUCATOR CONSERVATION AREA SERVICES OPERATIONS Full Time Contract (3 month) – OPSEU Union Position

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is a community-based natural resource management agency that works to protect, enhance, and sustain healthy watersheds. With 60 years of experience, the NPCA offers watershed programs and services that focus on flood and hazard management, source water protection, species protection, ecosystem restoration, community stewardship, and land management.
The NPCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in the Province of Ontario. With 41 Conservation Areas within the Niagara Peninsula watershed, the NPCA manages lands that are held in public trust for recreation, heritage preservation, conservation, and education. These natural and shared greenspaces marry nature, culture and adventure to create limitless opportunities for discovery.

Summary of Duties
The Outdoor Educator is responsible for delivery of the NPCA nature school curriculum to students. The incumbent will provide high quality education in a primarily outdoor environment while ensuring the health and safety of all students.

Duties and Responsibilities
(a) Delivers high quality, curriculum linked, experiential outdoor education lessons in line with the NPCA Nature School curriculum
(b) Assists in developing supporting program documents including work sheets and activities
(c) Develop daily teaching plans that align with child-led, inquiry-based learning principles
(d) Maintains productive relationships with program participants and their guardians facilitating open dialogue to enhance the learning experience
(e) Liaise with other NPCA staff and partners as experts in providing programming content

Qualifications
• Diploma from a recognized college in Outdoor Education, Early Childhood Education or a related field
• 1 year experience delivering educational programming in an early-years/primary environment
• Certified Early Childhood Educator or Ontario Certified Teacher an asset
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Location: Ball’s Falls CA– 3292 Sixth Ave, Lincoln

Salary: $20.00/hr

Application Deadline: Monday, September 21- 12:00pm

Please apply through the website at www.npca.ca/administration/careers
The NPCA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We do not condone or tolerate discrimination on the basis of citizenship, race, place of origin, ethnic origin, colour, ancestry, disability, age, creed, sex, gender identity, gender expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, or record of offence. Our hiring policies help ensure a consistent, diverse and objective hiring process that is non-discriminatory in nature, and compliant with the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Occupational Health & Safety, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act as well as any other related legislation ensuring equal employment opportunities.

We can provide accommodation for a disability in all employment activities, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation, please contact recruitment@npca.ca.


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