Various Positions

Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre in Sioux Lookout, Ontario is seeking 5 positions to work with 8 communities in the region as part of the First Nation Student Success Program:

LITERACY & NUMERACY COACH (Gr. 3 – 6)

This Literacy and Numeracy Coach is responsible for providing expert advice and in-school support to teachers and administrators in the area of literacy and numeracy for Grades 3 to 6.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Provide expert advice in the development of programs and literacy and numeracy initiatives across the region

· Develop strategies, approaches and supporting materials to assist teachers and administrators to improve the teaching of literacy and numeracy within their schools

· Provide teachers from all content areas with the support and professional development they need to deliver high-quality literacy and numeracy instruction

· Conduct regular visits to northern communities to provide on-going consistent support to teachers for classroom reading and mathematics instruction

QUALIFICATIONS

· Teaching experience at the elementary level

· Bachelor of Education degree

· An in-depth knowledge of the reading process and literacy instruction as well as numeracy instruction

· A demonstrated ability to work with First Nations or in a culturally diverse community setting

· Fluency in Ojibway or Oji-Cree an asset

· Able to travel extensively to northern First Nations communities

LITERACY & NUMERACY COACH (Gr. 7 – 10)

This Literacy and Numeracy Coach is responsible for providing expert advice and in-school support to teachers and administrators in the area of literacy and numeracy (Grades 7 to 10).

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Provide expert advice in the development of programs and literacy and numeracy initiatives across the region

· Develop strategies, approaches and supporting materials to assist teachers and administrators to improve the teaching of literacy and mathematics within their schools

· Provide teachers with the support and professional development they need to deliver high-quality literacy and numeracy instruction

· Conduct regular visits to northern communities to provide on-going consistent support to teachers for classroom instruction in literacy and mathematics.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Teaching experience preferably at the intermediate level

· Bachelor of Education degree

· An in-depth knowledge of literacy and mathematics instruction

· A demonstrated ability to work with First Nations or in a culturally diverse community setting

· Fluency in Ojibway or Oji-Cree an asset

· Able to travel extensively to northern First Nations communities

SCHOOL SUCCESS PLANNER

The School Success Planner is responsible for providing advice and in-school support to administrators and teachers. The development of effective school improvement plans is a key component for ensuring effectiveness of schools.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Work with communities to support them in analyzing their school improvement needs and organize the development of their school improvement plans

· Develop and facilitate delivery of training for administrators and education personnel

· Review of school improvement plans produced to ensure that the improvement strategies address literacy, numeracy and student retention and that they are comprehensive in meeting standards of effectiveness

· Support communities with strategic planning; and in the development of annual school goals

QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education degree or equivalent

· Administrative and project management experience

· Ability to consult with key stakeholders

· Strong planning, organizational and coordination skills

· A demonstrated ability to work with First Nations or in a culturally diverse community setting

· Fluency in Ojibway or Oji-Cree an asset

· Able to travel extensively to northern First Nations communities

STUDENT ASSESSMENT SUPPORT WORKER

The Student Assessment Support Worker is responsible for administering and aggregating screening assessments with students in 8 communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Provide ongoing training and support for teachers with regards to classroom assessment

· Record and analyze assessment data

· Assist in the development of assessment materials

· Provide ongoing support for the student assessment processes in the schools with strategies for improvement

QUALIFICATIONS

· Teaching experience at the elementary level

· Bachelor of Education degree

· Working knowledge of implementing student learning assessments

· Special Education Additional Qualifications an asset

· A demonstrated ability to work with First Nations or in a culturally diverse community setting

· Fluency in Ojibway or Oji-Cree an asset

· Able to travel extensively to northern First Nations communities

MENTAL HEALTH LEAD

The Mental Health Lead is responsible for promoting positive mental health and a culture of well-being in the schools.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Facilitate comprehensive school mental health initiatives for all students including targeted preventions for those students at risk

· Support the development and implementation of appropriate professional mental health training programs for educators

· Liaise with other agencies and service providers in the area of mental health

· Facilitate systematic teaching of skills; class and school-wide social emotional learning instruction

QUALIFICATIONS

· 5 or more years experience in the field of mental health

· Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent preferred

· A demonstrated ability to work with First Nations or in a culturally diverse community setting

· Fluency in Ojibway or Oji-Cree an asset

· Ability to travel extensively to northern First Nations communities

To apply for any of these positions: Please submit a resume, three references with written permission to contact, and a covering letter to:

Closing Date for all positions: May 4, 2018.

Eugene Southwind, Human Resources Officer

Mail: Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre
Box 1328
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
e-mail: esouthwind@kerc.ca
Fax: (807) 737-3650

Job descriptions may be obtained by calling (807) 737-7373 ext 19. Criminal Reference and Child Abuse Registry check required at time of hiring.

Company: 
Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre
Job Location: 
POINT (-91.922038 50.0978321)
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 00:00