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Contract Preschool Instructor – Outdoor Nature Program

Competition No.: 2019-PIO
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call
Salary: $17.50/$23.00 per hour
Last Updated: 3/11/19 2:03 PM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

The City of Burnaby is seeking individuals to work in our play based outdoor nature preschool program. This contract employment opportunity is to lead outdoor nature preschool programs for children ages 3½ through 5. Instructors will be responsible to lead a child-directed, experiential education program and to facilitate outdoor learning opportunities. The program will take place entirely outdoors in an urban forest setting. This program will run two mornings a week: Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Applicants must be licensed early childhood educators or have comparable experience in the field. Applicants must have successfully completed grade 12, an Emergency First Aid certificate (8+ hour equivalent) with CPR ‘C’ and be fluent (written and oral) in English. A passion for exploring the outdoors and outdoor education experience is an asset. Work is suitable to individuals seeking occasional and/or part time seasonal work, hours are based on registration.

Benefits include ongoing professional development and mentorship, scheduling to meet individual needs and the opportunity to work as a part of a dynamic and creative team of leaders and supervisors. Our programs are known in the community for excellence, inclusion and fun!

If you want to begin implementing the theory you have learned into practice this is the opportunity for you.

Hourly Wage: $23.00 (instruction)/ $17.50 (non-instruction)

Please submit your application online by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Education & Training
Posted: March 12, 2019, 2:54 pm
Expires: April 30, 2019, 4:45 pm