Animator/Educator [Peterborough]

 

Animator/Educator

    

 

Job Title:

 

Animator/Educator

 
 

Organization:

 

The Canadian Canoe Museum

 

Job Type:

Permanent/part-time

 

Language Required:

 

English

 
 

Location:

 

Peterborough, ON

 
 

Application Deadline:

 

2018-09-21

 

Job Start Date:

2018-10-08

 

Date Posted:

 

2018-08-22

 

Email:

kelly.pineault@canoemuseum.ca

 

Web Link to Institution:

 

http://canoemuseum.ca/employment-opportunities/

 
 

Salary:

 

$15 per hour

 
 

Job Description:

 


Job Title: Animator/Educator
Reports to: Programs Coordinator
Terms: Part-time, evening and weekend work may be required
Salary: $14.50 per hour
Job Dates: September 2018-June 2019 school year
Deadline: Sept 21, 2018

The Animator/Educator position requires the successful candidate to:
• Facilitate education programs for primary, elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students through both verbal and tactile methods
• Facilitate, interpret and lead dynamic education programs
• Take responsibility for learning/researching current program curriculum and museum content
• Present curricular messages in an accessible and engaging manner, through the use of experiential methods
• Deliver the Museum’s education programs in a manner consistent with the approaches and content presented during animator training and as specified in the Programs Manual
• Address emergent problems and group management issues in a fair and timely manner
• Communicate regularly with the Programs Coordinator/Teachers
• Contribute to the evaluation and improvement of the Museum’s education programs
• Adhere to all Museum policies and health and safety standards

Required Skills / Abilities:
• Excellent communication skills in English; other languages an asset
• Knowledge/experience/awareness of First Nations, Métis and Inuit histories, cultures and current issues
• Interest/experience in the story of the canoe and Canadian history
• Excellent group facilitation skills
• Well-versed in the philosophies of Experiential Learning
• Experience in teaching and/or historic interpretation
• Education/interpretation planning experience
• Musical ability and theatre experience an asset
• Canoeing, first aid, and swimming qualifications an asset

Shifts are approximately 5.5 hours per day, from 2-5 days per week (flexible), mainly during the school day, with evening and weekend work required on occasion.
The successful applicant will be required to submit a current Police Check including Vulnerable Sector screening.

Thank you for your interest in joining The Canadian Canoe Museum team.

Please submit a cover letter and CV to Kelly Pineault, Programs Coordinator at kelly.pineault@canoemuseum.ca by 5pm, September 21, 2018.

We thank all those interested, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please note, preference will be given to those who submit their resume/cover letter before the
deadline, however the posting will remain open until the position is filled.