We are hiring contract educators for fall school programs!

Are you an educator or energetic retired educator interested in working with children in grades K-9? We are looking for inspiring nature educators to join our team and bring the Cowichan Estuary to life for school groups in K-9  at our Centre on the shores of the Cowichan Estuary this fall! Join us and get a chance to delve into an amazing community doing great work here in the Cowichan Valley.

Job Title: Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre Educator

Term: Contract position with flexible term beginning Sept 2022

Hours:  dependent on school bookings and restoration programming, typically 2.5 hrs- 4 hrs weekday mornings.

Position Overview:.

As a Nature Centre educator you would lead or co-lead (dependent on class sizes) 1hr – 1.5hour nature and ecology programs for learners predominantly in Grades K-9. Our programs focus on hands-on experiential learning, include time outside in nature and covers topics such as: estuary wildlife, watershed health, climate change, environmental science, nature conservation, biology, etc., and may include social studies and historical content. At low tide activities may include mud digs, micro-plastic surveys and beach seines in the intertidal zone to explore resident sea life.

For the full job description click Nature Educator Position Description 2022

How to Apply: 

Email your resume and references to coordinator@cowichanestuary.ca with subject heading: Nature Centre Educator 2022

We thank all those who apply for their interest in our organization!

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