Teacher, Albion Hills Field Centre

Albion Hills, 16500 Regional Road 50, Caledon, Ontario, Canada Req #233
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = $42.52/hr, Max = $46.10/hr

Employment type: Temporary Contract

Duration of employment: 10 months (Start Date - August 29, 2022)

Hours of work: 35 hrs/week

Work location: Albion Hills Field Centre

Division: Education and Training

Business unit: Education and Training

Travel: 5%

Remote Work: None

 

 

About TRCA:

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.

 

TRCA works to protect the integrity and health of the rivers and creeks in the jurisdiction, develop a system of green and natural spaces that sustains local ecosystems, and advance sustainable practices that improve people’s lives within our growing region.

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

Under the guidance of their Supervisor, the Teacher is responsible for the development and delivery of education programs at Albion Hills Field Centre. Teachers must be in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers and coordinate specific education related portfolios within the division.

 

Building The Living City Strategic Plan (2013) identified education and community engagement as key objectives and mechanisms through which to achieve our strategic goals. Section 5: Foster sustainable citizenship, focuses on improving the awareness of and commitment to sustainability by the region’s residents.

 

This position demands an individual with strong facilitation abilities. They are expected to provide superior customer service to education stakeholders. Expectations outside of formal education delivery can include support for recreational programs, youth volunteer programs and specialized audience programming.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Teach curriculum-based outdoor and environmental education programs at Albion Hills Field Centre to students on overnight and day field trips. 
  • On occasion, travel to teach at schools in Peel Region.
  • Deliver virtual programs to schools.
  • Lead the Albion Hills Field Centre teaching team to develop, update and improve lesson plans and ensure excellence in teaching practice.
  • Develop and deliver programs and certifications for Specialist High Skills Major or other specialty programming. 
  • Act as a team lead for specific portfolios at Albion Hills Field Centre, including the Environmental Leaders of Tomorrow program.
  • Mentor and assist in staff and teacher candidate training.
  • Communicate with school teachers to plan overnight and day field trips.
  • Under the guidance of the Supervisor, develop new program models and actively seek new delivery partnership models.
  • Contribute to print and web content for school program marketing.  
  • Support facility maintenance and customer service such as leading meals, light cleaning, hosting clients/groups
  • Monthly reconciliation of corporate Visa and regular Employee Expense Claims.
  • Participate on internal committees such as Health and Safety, PD events.
  • Be available to work evenings and, on occasion, weekends as required.

What will you need to succeed:

  • Post-secondary degree in Environmental Studies, Outdoor Recreation, History, Geography or other related degree
  • Bachelor of Education and Ontario College of Teachers certification;
  • Valid driver’s license, use of a vehicle;
  • Three years’ experience teaching within a school or outdoor education centre;
  • Excellent communication skills in all modes (written, verbal, email, etc.);
  • Computer literate, competent in cross cultural environment;
  • Coordination skills (i.e. budget tracking, scheduling, reporting, planning);
  • Ability to work flexible schedule;
  • Classroom management skills in diverse environments;
  • Outdoor recreation skills such as cross-country skiing, biking, snowshoeing, survival skills;
  • Successful clearance of the Vulnerable Sector Screening is required.

What TRCA has to offer you:

As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare). 

 

You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.

To apply to this posting, click the "Apply" icon.  Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting the stated job posting id prior to posting deadline.


All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a precondition to being hired by TRCA.  TRCA will comply with its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and any other applicable legislation. 


While Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews.  Please be advised successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver's abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.


TRCA is an equal opportunity employer.  We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to TRCA.  We welcome applications from all qualified persons.  Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process in collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27.  Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan. Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension 5216.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Temporary Contract
  • Min Hiring Rate $42.52
  • Max Hiring Rate $46.10
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 5
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Albion Hills, 16500 Regional Road 50, Caledon, Ontario, Canada