JOB OPPORTUNITY TEMPORARY INDIGENOUS RESOURCE WORKER PORT CLEMENTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Full Time)

Company

BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 50 HAIDA GWAII

Industry

Education

Description

The Indigenous Resource Worker is responsible to assist students and families in understanding what is needed for success in school and to facilitate better communication between parents/guardians and their schools. This position will provide intervention or prevention programs for at-risk behaviours in Indigenous students.

START DATE:                      Effective September 8, 2020 until the return of the incumbent or no later                                                         than June 30, 2020
SALARY:                                $29.76 per hour
HOURS OF WORK:             Five (5) hours per week

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 and/or a minimum of one year of relevant college courses or demonstrated successful experience working with Indigenous students.
  • A thorough understanding of local Indigenous history and culture as well as contemporary Indigenous issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • A thorough understanding of the educational and behavioural problems faced by students and a commitment to address those problems.
  • Experience in working with children, youth and/or parents/guardians.
  • Exercises discretion and confidentiality in dealing with all matters pertaining to students and staff.
  • Ability to maintain individual files, records of interviews and other reports.
  • Possess a valid BC Driver’s License.

 

How to Apply

 

If you are interested in assuming this role and are a community minded leader with working and living knowledge of Haida culture, please submit a general application complete with comprehensive resumé and supporting documents, along with three (3) professional references to:

 

 

Selection Committee

School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)

PO Box 69

Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0

Facsimile: (250) 559-8849

E-mail:  hr@sd50.bc.ca