Casual FNMI Graduation Coaches
Required to work on a call-in basis at the following schools:
Dryden High School
Beaver Brae Secondary School
Queen Elizabeth District High School
Red Lake District High School
Rate of Pay: $ 24.00/hr
Required for casual replacement of permanent staff in secondary schools listed above.
Under the direction of the school principal and classroom teacher you 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, as directed, to build networks and supports to foster success for students; and will perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Ontario High School Diploma or equivalent, as well as a degree or diploma in Social Studies, 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, Inuit and Metis 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 licence and the willingness and ability to travel for school board related business is required. Knowledge of the Ojibwa/Oji Cree language is preferred. Unqualified applicants may be considered.
To apply, please check the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board website (kpdsb.on.ca), Employment Opportunities tab, select the position title (as above), and once in the posting, use the Apply Online button. You will be required to create an Apply to Education account, as all applications are accepted via Apply to Education. Alternatively, applicants can create an Apply to Education account at http://kpdsb.simplication.com. Once the account is created, use the Job Posting tab/button to search for the specific posting to apply to. Please include a resume and cover letter, and the names of three references, one of whom must be a recent/immediate supervisor with authorization to be contacted under the terms of the Freedom of information and Protection of Privacy Acts.
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 purposes 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