[Sust-mar] School Programs Coordinator, f/t, Falls Brook Centre, Knowlesville NB

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Position: School Programs Coordinator

Organization: Falls Brook Centre http://www.fallsbrookcentre.ca

Location: Falls Brook Centre, Knowlesville, New Brunswick

Falls Brook Centre (http://www.fallsbrookcentre.ca) has 

an opening for a bilingual highly motivated, self-directed

person to work as the School Programs Coordinator at 

Falls Brook Centre.

Please refer to our education pages on the website to get

an appreciation of the breadth of work that the centre

offers: http://www.fallsbrookcentre.ca/education . This

position will require a dynamic individual who can jump into

their role as a puppeteer at one instance and at the next

prepare and deliver a professional training for teaching 

and school administration staff on topics such as school

sustainability, biodiversity restoration and climate change.

This person has post-secondary training, preferably in

environmental sciences, and is very comfortable with a range

of educational methodologies. A Bachelor of Education degree

would also be considered a strong asset. He/she is a quick

and eager learner, can handle several tasks at once, and is

equally at home handling workshop logistics as searching

Scientific journals for critical information.

>From broad direction on a project, he/she can discern

priorities, establish tasks to be done, carry them out with

minimal supervision, and meet deadlines. He/she is a good

organizer and communicator (bilingualism is necessary -

French and English), is comfortable with public speaking,

and above all, wants to work as part of a dedicated team of

staff at Falls Brook Centre. The School Programs Coordinator

is someone who has a vibrant personality and is able to

energize students, youth and others while at the same time

being able to create new education programs for encouraging

ecological integrity, cultural viability and economic

livelihoods. The person would also be able to communicate

and develop curriculum based materials for teachers in

French and English.

If you are this person, please send a letter by fax or

e-mail explaining why you want this job (extremely

important) along with a resume outlining your educational,

work and volunteer experiences that qualify you for the

position, to: ja at fallsbrookcentre.ca

Falls Brook Centre is a site-based organization with a

long-term vision of re-creating a village like lifestyle in

this part of rural Carleton County, New Brunswick. Currently

we are an education and training centre working with

outreach and education programs that have an environmental

focus. We work with school groups, youth groups and with 

our Local School District 14.

We are interested in hiring someone who is able to make a

longer term commitment, someone who has come to a point 

in their life where working and living in a rural area and

building up the Centre and the land is an idea that

resonates with their own life interests. All skill areas

being equal our preference is to hire from the Maritimes.


- Post-secondary degree with a preferred background in

environmental studies or science, a Bachelor of Education

would be considered an asset.

- Interest in and experience working with youth of various


- Experience leading workshops in a classroom setting and on

field trips

- Ability to develop and deliver creative learning programs

based on curriculum objectives

- Demonstrates teamwork, creativity, flexibility and


- Strong program management skills (administration,

coordination, networking, reporting and securing future


- bilingual, French and English


- Develop and deliver quality environmental education

programs in schools and on field trips

- Research curriculum objectives and integrate feedback from

learning specialists and teacher evaluations for education


- Promote Falls Brook Centrte resources during public

events, environmental networks and educator meetings.

- Reporting, evaluations and proposal writing for current

and future programs

- Schedule and coordinate education events

- Communication with media, community partners and


Salary: $26,000/yr 51 weeks Start date: August 1st. 2008

Closing date for applications July 15, 2008. Applications,

will however, be considered on a first come first served

basis. Due to the level of current workload, we shall only

be able to respond to those applicants who are short-listed.

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