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Job Number:  35026
Teacher Ambassador
Job Posted: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 12 November 2017
(in 50 days)
AgScape
Region: Southern Ontario Type: Part time
Location: (not entered) Salary: (not entered)

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES AT AGSCAPE

 

AgScape is a not-for-profit, registered charity incorporated under the Agricultural and Horticultural Organizations Act of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. AgScape was created in 1991 with the mission of building awareness and understanding of the importance of an agriculture and food system. The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs provides baseline funding in support of AgScape programs and services.

The primary business of AgScape is to provide high quality, objective, and relevant agriculture and food related learning programs and services for Ontario educators, students and student influencers to stimulate critical thinking and dialogue in Ontario classrooms.

 

Position: Teacher Ambassador

Working under the supervision of the Program and Resource Manager, you will be responsible for delivering lessons and presentations on agriculture and food related topics as part of the Teacher Ambassador Program.

 

Type: Occasional work (anywhere in Ontario)

Are you an Ontario Certified Teacher looking for an opportunity to:

  • Gain classroom experience?
  • Demonstrate your teaching skills?
  • Research and create lesson plans and activities?
  • Share your passion for agriculture, food, the environment and careers?

 

Responsibilities

AgScape will work with Teacher Ambassadors to develop and deliver Ontario curriculum-linked lessons to students and teachers across the province. Teacher Ambassadors will have a variety of opportunities to participate in agriculture education events and will work with AgScape to connect agriculture, food, environment and careers to student learning. Teacher Ambassadors will work with AgScape staff to develop a local network of schools and events in which to deliver lessons and presentations using AgScape materials.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Must have access to a vehicle or public transportation
  • Possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Have the ability to take initiative and self manage
  • Communicate effectively through a variety of oral and written forms

 

How to apply:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Program and Resource Manager: .

 

AgScape Teacher Ambassador opportunities are ongoing and remain open year round.

 

We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send both resume and cover letter in PDF form via e-mail. Please no fax applications and no telephone calls.
Contact Details:
Catherine Reining
AgScape
8560 Tremaine Road
Milton, ON, L9T2X3

E-mail:
www:   www.agscape.ca


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