Nibwasawigamig – Kinistin Education Centre
Job Title: Community School Coordinator
Position: – 2022-2023 School year
Location: Kinistin First Nation
Term: Full Time
Compensation: Will vary based on Education and Experience
The Community School Coordinator will work closely with parents, students, school staff, community members, volunteers, businesses and agencies in developing a community school plan and coordinating community-based programs within the First Nation.
Engage with the community members and dialogue with the school stakeholders to ensure ongoing communication is maintained.
The Community School Coordinator will also facilitate leadership as part of the school administration team in the areas of community education, community development, and interagency programming.
Duties and Accountabilities
- To assist in the development and administration of programs designed to engage community involvement in the school.
- To assist the school staff in developing and implementing effective programs for students.
- To facilitate the cooperative involvement of school staff and community members in developing school resources.
- To interpret community education needs and facilitate initiatives to the community at large, its agencies and groups.
- To work with local government, non-government agencies and community members to improve community life and to assist with developing an interagency approach to problem solving.
- To provide support for the school families which have the opportunity to become involved in educational and community affairs.
- To facilitate the information flow between community, parents and school.
- To facilitate administrative support to the community school programs.
- To facilitate educational programs and interagency initiatives.
- To perform other tasks as identified by the principal to develop an effective community school.
- To participate in professional development opportunities as required; and
- To perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
- Preference will be given to candidates with technical/vocational background in education, social work, community development or other related fields. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Previous experience working with First Nations communities would be an asset.
- Knowledge of First Nation value, culture and Elder protocols would be an asset.
- Ability to speak a First Nation language would be an asset.
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.
- Excellent verbal and communication skills required.
- Knowledge of computer software applications would be an asset.
- Reliable transportation and possess a valid driver’s license; and
- Current Criminal Record Check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Search must be provided.
The candidate must be punctual, well spoken, efficient, discreet and pleasant on the telephone and in person. Must be computer literate and must be a problem-solver, ready to find effective solutions. To be able to “go with the flow” on some days is a must! Must have the ability to understand respect and want to learn the beliefs, culture and traditions of the Nakawe Nation. Provide a valid Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.
Compensation and Benefits
- Competitive and commensurate with education and experience
- The Kinistin First Nation invites all interested and qualified Applicants to submit a cover letter and resume identifying qualifications/requirements.
CLOSING DATE FOR RESUMES: Open until position is filled.
Please submit your resume with three professional work references to:
ATTN: Cyrus Smokeyday – EDUCATION DIRECTOR/PRINCIPAL
KINISTIN EDUCATION CENTRE
P.O BOX 2590
TISDALE SK S0E 1T0
P: 306 878 8180
F: 306 873 2887
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We thank all those who apply, however, only those who meet the requirements will be contacted for interview.
Closed when filled.