[Sust-mar] Education Coordinator, f/t, Falls Brook Centre, New Brunswick

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Position: Education Coordinator http://GoodWork.ca/979413
Organization: Falls Brook Centre
Location: Glassville, New Brunswick (near Florenceville-Bristol)

Application deadline: We will be accepting applications until September 9, 2015

Approximate start date: September 14, 2015

Salary: $30,000 annual


Falls Brook Centre has an opening for a highly motivated, self-directed person to run Falls Brook Centre’s Education Program. We are looking for someone who has creative drive to approach education in a holistic way that can meet the needs of different age groups and levels of experience. This position will involve working directly with schools and community groups in our four program areas: biodiversity, renewable energy, local food and thriving communities.

We are looking for someone who has hands on and theoretical knowledge of local sustainability issues and solutions. Teaching experience and/or training is required. She/he is a quick and eager learner, can handle several tasks at once, and can work with others to develop innovative workshops and programs that work in and out of the classroom. From broad direction on a project, she/he can discern priorities, establish tasks to be done, carry them out with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines.


Education Program
• Outreach to schools and local community groups
• Deliver educational programming in classrooms
• Build upon and facilitate current educational programs
• Promote and facilitate field trips at FBC
• Develop and support Eco Clubs at local schools
• Implement Renewable Energy Presentations at the middle school level
• Work closely with program coordinators to develop new educational workshops and materials.

• Managing project budgets
• Grant writing
• Project monitoring and evaluation
• Reporting

Falls Brook Centre Site
• Assist with Falls Brook Centre events
• Assist with day to day running of the site

• Bilingualism will be considered a strong asset
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Classroom management and group facilitation experience
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, social media)

The Education Coordinator must be comfortable working remotely, in an office, traveling within the province (primarily north western New Brunswick) to deliver programming, and as part of a small multi-disciplinary team.

This is a contract position scheduled to conclude in March 2016, but extendable upon successful performance and acquisition of funding.

Send résumé, cover letter, and two references to Scott Robinson: 
education at fallsbrookcentre.ca

Falls Brook Centre is an education and demonstration centre that inspires people to work together using environmentally friendly practices to create thriving local communities.

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