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Job Opening Information ADVENTURE BASED LEARNING FACILITATOR

Position Title
ADVENTURE BASED LEARNING FACILITATOR
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

LOCATION:  Various placements within GST BOCES

Part-time positions, As Needed Basis; $35/Hour

  • Assist with the overall management and operation of the Adventure Based Learning Program;
  • ABL Facilitators should have the ability to perform their required duties for extended periods of time while exposed to adverse conditions;
  • Show competency in the technical skills associated with the challenge course operation, including knots, belay skills and personal protective equipment such as harnesses and helmets;
  • Display leadership in debriefing and closure for each element and low activity;
  • Demonstrate confidence when speaking in front of groups. This includes participants and other staff members;
  • Responsible for ensuring the safety of each client participating in the course and demonstrate a clear understanding of risk involved in each activity;
  • Inventory and maintain equipment before and after each event;
  • Must be able to clearly instruct the facilitation of games, initiatives and challenge course activities;
  • Responsible for the completion of daily paperwork documenting operations and properly handling incidents, per BOCES policy;
  • Demonstrate the ability to use sound judgment to ensure safety on all parts of the course throughout the program;
  • Ability to handle unexpected circumstances and have a good understanding of group management;
  • Must be team oriented and dedicated to the goals set forth by the GST BOCES Adventure Based Learning Program;
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people and group sizes;
  • Complete daily inspection of Ropes Course elements;
  • Proper setup and take down of Ropes Course elements and storage;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications

Valid NYS Physical Education Teaching Certificate

 

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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