Numeracy Specialist #22-06-055

June 24, 2022

Internal/External Posting

Saskatoon Tribal Council


Numeracy Specialist – 1 Full Time Position

The Organization

Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) improves the quality of life of First Nations through mutually beneficial partnerships with community organizations and industry.

Opportunities for improved living are accessed through programs and services in health, safety, economic development, education, and financial investments in the broader community.

Acting as a representative body for seven First Nations, STC delivers programs and services to those living in member communities and Saskatoon.

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The Position

The Numeracy Specialist is responsible for providing numeracy supports to schools, teachers, students and school-based initiatives which positively impact student achievement.

The coordinator will provide services and supports in all areas related to numeracy including planning, instruction, and assessment.

STC is a catalyst for success and we provide 2nd level services to member First Nations to support their education programs and local priorities which may include a focus on land-based learning, response-to-intervention (RTI), STEM/STEAM programming, language retention, reclamation, cultural revitalization, or other cross-curricular initiatives.


  • Participate in system/school wide numeracy assessment as required by conducting the literacy assessments and/or train education staff to administer the assessments
  • Be familiar with Response-to-Intervention frameworks, principles, and processes
  • Attend meetings and on-going professional development provided for numeracy professionals
  • Provide coaching, mentoring to school programs and teachers within the framework established by STC Education and member First Nation Education programs
  • Work in classrooms with teachers and students to support numeracy program development and implementation
  • Contribute to the delivery of professional development and coaching support for school staff and individual teachers
  • Monitor, assess, evaluate and report on numeracy program progress and initiatives with STC Education and member First Nation Education programs
  • Maintain and submit records as outlined by STC Education and member First Nation Education programs
  • Perform other related duties as defined and assigned by the reporting Director or designate on an as required basis

Education and Experience

  • A valid Saskatchewan Teaching Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in numeracy curriculum or acceptable equivalent is considered an asset
  • Minimum ten (10) years recent, successful teaching experience in numeracy instruction
  • Leadership experience with numeracy initiatives at the school, regional and/or provincial level
  • Certification/training in numeracy specialized programs/courses (including assessment)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint with an ability to easily learn new software

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The ability to effectively deliver the Mathematic curriculum(s)
  • The ability to provide numeracy support and coaching to schools and teachers within classrooms
  • The ability to monitor, assess, evaluate and report on program and student progress
  • The ability to provide leadership in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data related to student achievement
  • The ability to analyze problems and formulate recommendations which result in effective student programming and achievement
  • Knowledge and/or familiarity with RTI (Response to Intervention) frameworks
  • Familiarity with remote instruction/education tools and platforms such as Google Classroom, Edsby, and MySchool Sask
  • The ability to develop and maintain positive relationships that foster a climate of trust and respect
  • The ability to maintain a healthy and positive perspective on change and support others in the change process
  • The ability to work and communicate effectively within Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) Education and member First Nation Education programs
  • The ability to demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of the political, social and economic objectives of the Saskatoon Tribal Council and of the Dakota, Cree, and Saulteaux cultures will be considered an asset

Other Conditions

  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license and meet STC’s insurance requirements
  • Must provide a current, original, Canadian Criminal Record Check (CPIC) with vulnerable sector search as a condition of employment
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends, and to perform other related duties as required or assigned

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Application Process

Job posting Open Until Filled. To apply, please submit your resumecover letter along with three (3) references to:

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Saskatoon Tribal Council
c/o Human Resources
Suite 200-335 Packham Avenue
Saskatoon SK   S7N 4S1
Fax: (306) 244-1097

No telephone calls, please. Saskatoon Tribal Council appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites – open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites – open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities – open for application by the general public

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