Presentation of the position
EcoNova Education seeks an energetic, dedicated, creative and passionate facilitator to conduct environmental and climate workshops in elementary and secondary schools.
The facilitator must be familiar with environmental science and have experience teaching or facilitating with children and/or youth. Its role will be to deliver our activities and workshops to students. At EcoNova Education, we believe that education should be fun, practical, and engaging for everyone. Therefore, all our activities are an impactful and fun way to learn.
Adaptability and maturity to lead workshops are essential. Building positive and empathetic relationships with students and teachers is important in this position. The person must have the ability to manage a class from kindergarten to grade 12, in person and by Zoom/online. The candidate must demonstrate the adaptability and flexibility required for teaching as a guest in a school and through the organization of a workshop campaign (tour during which EcoNova travels to several schools for a week).
The facilitator will conduct workshops as lead or co-host and provide a fun learning experience for children in a safe environment. A high level of integrity and professionalism will require to be to work across different cultures to deliver workshops in both the English and French communities.
Key Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
Creating and implementing creative and engaging educational content (activities/workshops) according to Canadian curriculum standards
Gather and prepare appropriate pedagogical material to provide to students a suitable environment
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in both English and French
Always maintain a high level of professionalism
Welcome students and teach them by personally involving all of them and creating an environment based on respect, patience, empathy, and kindness
Ability to mobilize, motivate and inspire students to learn
Capable of delivering and keeping student attention during a 60 to 120 min workshop in person or online
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time with autonomy and flexibility
Problem-solving and customer service skills
Working in close collaboration with other team members
Ability to navigate independently in application on tablets and laptops
Master Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Zoom, Canva and other online apps
Develop innovative distance learning methods and materials and adapt activities with different ages of the students
Staying informed, keep up about changes and innovations in the field of environment, climate, and education
Ability to write administrative and educational documents in English and French concise and consistent manner
Building trust and collaboration between school staff and the expertise provided by EcoNova
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Mask required inside schools’ perimeter
Bachelor of education or equivalent (postgraduate or undergraduate accepted) – required
Bilingual in English and French – required
Recent teaching experience – required
Proficiency in navigating Zoom
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canva
Eligible to legally work in Canada
Ability to teach in an engaging and inspiring learning atmosphere
A love for teaching with children and teenagers
Flexibility and willingness to accommodate schedule to our calendar
Team player who enjoys creative collaboration and will work with colleagues to integrate programs and projects across disciplines
To apply for the position, please send a resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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