[sust-mar] Education Coordinator, contract, Falls Brook Centre, Fredericton/Glassville, New Brunswick
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Position: Education Coordinator
Organization: Falls Brook Centre Inc.
Location: Glassville Demonstration Site & Fredericton Satellite Office, New Brunswick
Application deadline: August 25, 2016 at 11:59pm
Approximate start date: As soon as possible
Term: 6 month contract with possibility of renewal
Salary: $30,000 annual + benefits
Falls Brook Centre (FBC) is looking for a confident, creative, and highly talented individual to be our Education Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have post-secondary training in education, or a related field, providing experience with program design, implementation and evaluation. They are an excellent communicator who enjoys collaborative projects and an intimate team environment.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Education Coordinator works to conceptualize, design, and implement educational programming across FBCs four thematic priority outcomes (Local Food, Renewable Energy, Biodiversity & Thriving Communities) targeting public/ private schools, youth, and lifelong learners within the Saint John River Watershed Region and in selected international communities. Working with FBC staff, the Education Coordinator is responsible for: developing FBCs holistic education philosophy, compiling, delivering and proliferating educational material to targeted audiences both on and off-site, developing educational products for sale, developing Falls Brook Centres demonstration site as an education tool, public advocacy, funding acquisition and fund management.
Within this contract period, your responsibilities will be as follows:
Maintain and investigate opportunities to deliver curriculum linked programming
Develop/format education materials in a consistent FBC brand
Develop/organize education curriculum ensuring k-12 applicability
Collaborate with like-minded organizations to investigate/pursue complementary programming
Identify & pursue educational opportunities linked to site development
Develop, in conjunction with other staff, educational workshop series and certified courses
Develop programming for education field trips, camps and retreats
Investigate/pursue educational programming opportunities outside the public school system within the Saint John River Watershed Region & in selected international communities
Attend education related events within the Saint John River Watershed Region, providing appropriate programming/ services
Investigate and pursue funding that directly relates to FBCs education mission
Work in collaboration with FBC staff who have acquired funding which includes an education mandate
Manage acquired funding and fulfill all related obligations in conjunction with the Executive Director
Assist with general operation of FBC demonstration site
Assist other staff during major organizational events
Other tasking as assigned by the Executive Director
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Bilingualism (English and French) is preferred
Eligibility for the Youth Employment Fund is an asset
Must be unemployed, underemployed, or working less than 15 hours per week
Must be a resident of New Brunswick
Individuals must be between 18-29 (at least 18 years old but less than 30 years old at the time of application)
Must be a graduate of a recognized post-secondary institution within the last four years
Have not previously participated in a Youth Employment Fund placement
The Education Coordinator must able to travel to the FBC Satellite Office in Fredericton, NB from the FBC Demonstration Site in Glassville, NB (or vice versa) throughout the contract period
Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references, contained within a single .pdf named in the following format: EducationApplicationApplicantName.pdf. Please send applications to:
education at fallsbrookcentre.ca
with the following subject line: Education Coordinator Application. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Falls Brook Centre does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. Members of any minority group are encouraged to apply.
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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