APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:
GARY ALLAN HIGH SCHOOL
ACE ASSISTANT—OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM
(Bronte Creek Project / Trailhead Program)
Camp Sidrabene – Burlington, Ontario
Monday – Friday 8:45am – 2:45pm (successful candidate will be required to provide supervision on overnight trips including 5-day excursions in the Fall & Spring)
September 4, 2018 to June 28, 2019 (end date may change based on program needs)
Rate of Pay:
The Halton District School Board is hiring one (1) ACE Assistant - Outdoor Education to support the Bronte Creek Project (BCP) and Trailhead programs for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. Offered through Gary Allan High School, BCP and Trailhead are semester long 4-credit, interdisciplinary, leadership programs for approximately 20-25 high school students in the Halton Region.
The BCP program teaches grade 11/12 curriculum with a focus on environmental geography / ecological literacy. The Trailhead program teaches grade 10 curriculum with a focus on Outdoor/community leadership and English. The BCP and Trailhead curriculum is a mix of traditional lectures, hands-on workshops, and outdoor experiential activities. The class learns group dynamics, leadership skills, and environmental literacy, in preparation to teach Earthkeepers to elementary students. Earthkeepers is an overnight, dramatic, ecology program that teaches kids about ecological systems, and encourages them to consider their impact on the planet. The semesters include adventure trips both locally and in Algonquin Park.
More information on our program can be found on our web site www.trailheadprogram.org or www.brontecreekproject.org
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide classroom support
Facilitate meals in the kitchen
Assist in the organization of field trips and special events, including shopping for supplies
Assist in the organization of the Earthkeepers program
Others duties as assigned
Experience in Environmental and Outdoor Education
Outdoor adventure certification (ORCKA, N.L.S), Wilderness First Aid/First Responder
Safe Food Handling certification
Camp leadership and tripping experience.
Experience in food preparation, including vegetarian meals
A reliable vehicle and valid Driver’s Licence are essential
Application Deadline: Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Applications, including cover letter, resume and other supporting documents, must be submitted online through Apply To Education.
Application submitted to Human Resources or Gary Allan High School will not be considered or processed.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Halton District School Board will require a Criminal Background Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search as well as a background/reference screening that is satisfactory to the Board prior to an offer of employment.
The Halton District School Board recognizes for students and staff the principles and intents contained in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Ontario Human Rights Code for the Province of Ontario, believes that every person has a right to equitable treatment with respect to the educational process, or service and employment within the Halton District School Board without discrimination because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, same-sex partnership status, family status or disability. We will make any reasonable accommodations, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process. We will provide employment accommodations (i.e. an accessible location) if we are advised of an applicant’s needs in advance of any part of the selection process.
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