Details: as per collective agreement
Position Type: Permanent FT Public Educator (School based) – note due to program requirements this position is gender specific to males and those identifying as males
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Education.
Wage: Year 1 – $46,872; Year 2 – $48,514 CDN; as per collective agreement
Schedule: 37.5 hours per week. May require evening and weekend hours as required to deliver community education sessions.
To develop, co-ordinate and conduct activities and programs that will educate classroom based children and youth, the public, and community partners about woman abuse, and support the mission and objectives of Halton Women’s Place. The incumbent will be positive, innovative, self-motivated and dedicated to raising awareness around violence against women.
- Design and develop lesson plans for the Public Education Program for Halton Women’s Place at the direction of the Manager, Programs and Services.
- Co-ordinate and participate in classroom-based delivery of public education activities and including presentations, workshops and displays within the Region of Halton, and make appropriate referrals for requests beyond the mandate and scope of the Public Education Program
- Create relationships with the educational community and parents to enable the delivery of school-based programs
- Foster positive relationships with social service organizations, community service clubs and professional associations
- Update existing materials and obtain current resources in consultation with the Manager, Programs and Services
- Explore and implement various forms of free program promotion- i.e. marketing
- Respond to inquiries and provide needed resources to community members
- Provide program reports to the Manager, Programs and Services, outlining program activities, trends and gaps in service
- Attend and participate in staff meetings, Annual General Meeting, and internal/external committee meetings as required
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in Education.
- Experience working in the field of women’s issues, social justice issues, a keen interest in ending violence against women and women’s issues and the role men can play in addressing the issues.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, knowledge of public education methods and procedures, proven skills and experience in lesson plan design, delivery and assessment, differentiated instruction; and facilitation of inclusive learning environments is essential.
- Proven skills in facilitating workshops and education sessions with children and youth.
- Familiarity with Male Ally programming is an asset.
- Youth advisory/leadership program development is a definite asset.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word for Windows, PowerPoint, Excel and other computer communication and design programs is a necessity.
- Proficiency using social media as a supplement to delivery of education.
- A working knowledge of community service groups and organizations is preferred, and community and media relations knowledge is an asset.
Additional qualifications include: an understanding of the dynamics and effects of abuse on women and children; experience working with adults as an educator and trainer, children and youth as an educator, and with the public; experience working in a fast-paced and changeable environment; excellent organizational and time management skills.
The incumbent must be flexible to allow for some evening and weekend work. The position requires travel by car around the Region of Halton and occasionally, outside the Region. Own transportation is required.
The job requires the incumbent to be able to work both as a team member and independently. The incumbent must be flexible and able to work under a variety of deadlines.
This is an SEIU Local 1 unionized workplace
Level of Language Proficiency
English, others an asset
Minimum Education Required