FNMI Graduation Coach
(Non-Union Support Staff)
$43,689 - $67,214
(salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience)
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and dedicated individual to work under the direction of the Board/school administrative team, to work alongside the school’s First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) Navigator in assisting the school community in improving graduation success for FNMI students attending Dryden High School.
The successful candidate will assist with leading and implementing programs, services and other supports to meet the unique needs of FNMI students and their families, with a focus on student success and graduation. You will collaborate with school staff, parents, FNMI officials and outside agencies to build networks and supports to foster success for students. Working alongside the school’s FNMI Navigator, you will help provide seamless pathways to supports inside and outside the school. As a member of the school team, you will play a crucial role in assisting all staff to improve achievement and graduation rates for FNMI students attending Dryden High School.
Ontario High School Diploma or equivalent, as well as a degree or diploma in Youth Worker, Social Work, First Nations Family Support, Education, Health Care or related field as determined by the Human Resources Manager, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, working with and supporting youth. Will be familiar with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Cultures within our region and extensive experience working with First Nation, Metis, and Inuit students, their families and communities within Northwestern Ontario is required.
Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, willingness to be flexible and work cooperatively with others. A valid driver’s license and the willingness and ability to travel for school board related business is required. Knowledge of the Ojibwa/Oji Cree language is preferred.
Applicants must include the name of three references and authorization for the Keewatin Patricia District School Board to contact the references under the terms of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Kathy Bartlett, Human Resources Officer
The Board thanks all applicants for indicating their interest in this position, however, only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted.
Confidential Information provided by applicants will be used for the purpose of this competition only and will be protected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
This Board is an equal opportunity employer.
The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
S. Monteith, Director of Education D. Penney, Board Chair