FNMI Student Support Navigator
11 Month Term Contract: July 30, 2018 – June 28, 2019, with the possibility of renewal
$70,000 (pro-rated to term of position)
Pension and Benefits participation will not apply to this position
The Keewatin Patricia District School Board, in partnership with the Northwestern Health is seeking a Four Directions Student Support Navigator. The position will work in the Dryden High School, alongside the Graduation Coach to complement the work of the Graduation Coach. The position will report to the Vice Principal responsible for the Four Directions program.
The Student Support Navigator will work in partnership with a Northwestern Health Unit liaison who will facilitate community collaboration and mobilization within the NWHU service area for the development of community-based pathways to support students in the program. This will involve working with Indigenous students to establish supportive relationships with students and their families, identify priority pathways for access to health, services and supports and assist students to follow the community-based pathways.
- College diploma in community and social services, health and wellness, health education (preferred)
- Youth engagement training and experience working with youth
- Knowledge of Indigenous culture, youth culture, and the principles of youth engagement
- Strong interpersonal communication skills with diverse audiences
- Ability to stay organized and maintain documentation
- Initiative, accountability, patience, integrity and flexibility
- Valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle (preferred)
Applicants must include the name of three professional references, one reference must be a youth, 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
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.
The Keewatin Patricia District School Board thanks all applicants for making known their interest in the position. Only those applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
The 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