Outdoor Education Contract Position

February 27, 2018

Mulgrave School
2330 Cypress Bowl Lane
West Vancouver, BC V7S 3H9
Outdoor Education Contract Position
2018-19 Academic Year

Mulgrave is an independent, secular co-educational school which is committed to providing an excellent academic programme from Pre-K through Grade 12. Mulgrave offers a vibrant Outdoor Education Programme that engages students in all grades Pre-K through 12 throughout the year in experiences outside the classroom. We value the opportunity for students to make links between outdoor education and school learning experiences. We are now inviting applications for the position of Outdoor Education specialist to work seasonally with the OE Team in all facets of the program.
Job summary:
This is a valuable role in the development of Mulgrave’s Outdoor Education program. The successful applicant will be a passionate and enthusiastic outdoor educator, who will be responsible for the planning and execution of the school’s extensive program, in partnership with the existing Outdoor Education team.

  • Successful candidates will possess all or most of the following qualifications:
  • Canadian residency or be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Valid BC Teaching Certificate OR significant experience working with K-12 students in an outdoor education setting
  • Demonstrated excellence in interacting with students of a variety of ages
  • Clear vision of the role that outdoor education plays in the personal development of young people
  • Commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to risk management and adherence to outdoor industry best practices
  • Class 4 Driver’s license (or ability to obtain by September 2018)
  • Current Wilderness First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain by September 2018)
  • Professional training and/or certification in the some of the following areas: Bronze Cross, NLS, Nordic skiing, Avalanche safety, Sea Kayaking, Search and Rescue, Backpacking, etc
  • A high level of physical fitness and passion for the outdoors

Seasonal Full-time hours:
Full time commitment needed within the following peak Outdoor Education time periods: Mid-August to Early October, Mid-Jan to March. There is a possibility of further work on top of these times. This totals approximately 80 days of work throughout the year.
Based on a rate of $275/day for expeditions and $240/day for non expedition work.
If you thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment and you possess the qualities outlined, this opportunity may be ideal for you. For further information and a detailed job description, you are invited to visit our website at www.mulgrave.com.  Resumes should be emailed by April 3, 2018 to employment@mulgrave.com. Please include “Outdoor Education Contract Position” in the subject line.
Given the location of the school, applicants must provide for their own transportation.
We thank all interested parties.  We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.