Forest School Practitioner
Educator Role includes:
· Planning and implementing dynamic outdoor activities that stimulate the
curiosity and imagination of children while maintaining a flexible and curious
attitude that allows for child-led learning opportunities.
· Ability to engage children in learning, organize time, and communicate
effectively with parents and co-workers. Comfortable being active/playful with
children, modelling inclusivity and patience as well as adhering to the shared
values of Forest and Nature School.
· Ensuring a safe environment for children at all times. Undertaking risk-benefit
analysis of activities and risk assessment of site and continuing to do so as
· Being comfortable and equipped to spend the day active and outside in all
types of weather.
· Sharing planning and evaluations as well as recording observations/
behaviours. Writing learning stories and uploading them to a group website for
-Experience working with challenging students and behavioural exceptionalities
would be considered an asset.
· Familiarity with environment and Indigenous teaching or community would be
a huge asset.
-Physically capable of walking on uneven terrain while carrying a backpack in
all weather conditions.
· Ensuring first aid kits, equipment, tools etc are fit for purpose and
appropriately stored. Light site maintenance, cooking or cleaning duties may
also be needed.
A preference will be given to applicants belonging to First Nations groups.
· Current First Aid with level CPR-C
· Clear criminal records check, including vulnerable sector
· Experience working with school aged children (preferably in a teaching role),
passion for the outdoors and excellent class management skills.
· Preferred: RECE / Bachelor of Education / CYW
Part-time contract till June 30th with possibility of extension into summer.
Mo-Fr: 8:45 am-12:45pm
Job #ID 9654
Job Type Part Time
Location North Bay