Now hiring for Common Digs Forest School program

Do you enjoy and know the value of being outdoors (in all weathers)? 
Are you passionate about child development? 
Is project work and working in a "living" classroom an exciting environment that you wish to be in?

Early Childhood Educator for Common Digs Forest School program.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has early childcare certification education;

  • has experience working with children aged 3-6 years old;

  • experience and/or knowledge of working in an emergent curriculum environment;

  • is flexible and looks forward to responding to planning to changes in programming as the day requires - based on weather or the interests of the children;

  • enjoys collaboration and working in a team planning environment;

  • must have or be willing to take first aid certification; must provide police and vulnerable sector check;

  • is able to drive and get to our location near Spruce Meadows off Hwy 22x in the south of Calgary for training.

These positions will:

  • work directly with children in the age group of 3-6 years old - most of the time outdoors except in extreme weather;

  • daily and weekly team plan and share responsibility for implementation of those plans;

  • offer up to 5 days per week; 7-8 hours per day (full time or part time availability) during the school year;

  • offer professional development in areas related to forest school and the Reggio Emilia philosophies and working in a democratic environment;

  • pay $20 per hour to start.

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to:

Thank you to all those that apply.