Loving Spoonful is a Kingston volunteer-supported charity dedicated to making fresh, healthy, local food available to those in need. We work to increase food access and education through our Food Reclamation and Grow A Row programs; The GROW Project; coordination of the Community Gardens Network; Community Kitchen programs; and education and policy work through the Kingston Food Providers and the Food Policy Council of KFL&A.
The School Food Educator is responsible for developing and implementing teacher supports that can assist educators in integrating food literacy into the Ontario curriculum. They are also responsible for the implementation of GROW workshops as required over the 3-year project expansion. The position is ½ full-time equivalent (FTE), 20 hours/ week, for a 3-year contract reporting to the Food Skills Program Manager.
$41,000/year + vacation prorated for ½-time, 20 hours/week.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a candidate with experience and enthusiasm for developing evidence-based lessons and teaching about food in school or community settings. They are able to build professional relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders, have strong writing skills, and work well independently under guidance.
Because of the changing nature of work and work to be done, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
How to Apply
Please send cover letter and C.V. to Sarah Keyes, Food Skills Program Manager via email to:
Applications are due by 5pm on Friday, August 18th 2017.
We appreciate all responses and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Loving Spoonful will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodations during the interview process, please contact Sarah at kitchen lovingspoonful.org* .
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FoodWork ID: 42067 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jul 25 2017