Job Ad: Outdoor Education Assistant

Western Regional Office

Applications are now being accepted for the following position:

Outdoor Education Assistant – Killdevil Camp and Conference Centre in Gros Morne

Term: September 9, 2014 to October 22, 2014 (with possibility of short extension)

Duties: The Outdoor Education Assistant will assist the Outdoor Education Teacher for the

Western Regional Office with the safe and effective delivery of the District’s Residential Outdoor

Education Program. The five week spring program includes units on weather, teambuilding,

archaeology and poetry, as well as hiking and other outdoor activities.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Outdoor Education Teacher, Parks Canada

Interpreters, visiting teachers and parent chaperones. He/she will assist with the delivery of

programs, maintain equipment and enhance program resources. As well the successful candidate

will assist with the onsite orientation of teachers, parents and students.

The position will operate from the Killdevil Camp and Conference Centre located in Gros Morne

National Park. The successful candidate will be required to stay overnight at the camp.

 A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field

 Experience in program supervision and proven leadership abilities

 Experience and/or training with teaching children in an outdoor environment

 Some knowledge of natural and cultural history

 A Current First Aid certification (minimum of standard first aid or equivalent)

The NL English School District thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those

applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidate(s) will be required to

obtain a recent Certificate of Conduct with a vulnerable sector query, as well as a copy of their

First Aid Certification, prior to employment confirmation.

Salary: Non-Union ($15.00 per hour)

Competition #: WRO OEA 2014-070

Hours: 21 to 42 hours per week (Depending on Weekly Camp Requirements)

Applicants should apply in writing or fax, quoting Competition #, and provide a detailed

resume, including the names of three (3) professional references on or before September

3, 2014 to:

Newfoundland and Labrador English School District

Human Resources Division

Western Regional Office

P.O. Box 368

Corner Brook, NL

Fax: 709-637-6674

A2H 6G9

Email: humanresources@nlesd.ca