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FULL-TIME PERMANENT - INDIGENOUS SUCCESS COORDINATOR - PALLISER SCHOOL DIVISION

Support Staff

Location: Palliser School Division

Competition #: 11972

Open To: Both internal and external candidates

Date Posted: June 30th, 2020

Closing Date: Open Ended

Job Start Date: August 26th, 2020

Additional Information:

The District:

With its central office in the City of Lethbridge, Palliser is a unique public school division serving approximately 8,300 students, ECS through Grade 12, in 51 schools, including 5 outreach programs, 2 alternative Low-German Mennonite programs, 11 alternative Faith-based schools, 17 Hutterite colony schools and one on-line school. Ten of Palliser’s alternative faith-based schools are located in the City of Calgary. 

The Division takes pride in serving many diverse school communities across Southern Alberta. We believe diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Palliser is deeply committed to providing learning environments that are safe, caring, inclusive and responsive to the needs of our students.

The Position: 

Palliser School Division invites applications for 1.0 FTE Permanent Full-Time Indigenous Success Coordinator supporting Palliser schools, in the southern communities of Coalhurst, Coaldale, Nobleford and Picture Butte, in collaboration and coordination with school principals and learning services.  This position will commence on August 26, 2020.

The Indigenous Success Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Learning Services responsible for diversity and First Nations, Metis, and Inuit education. This position involves supporting students and Indigenous education in the division through provision and facilitation of professional development for staff, advocacy for First Nations, Metis and Inuit students, assisting with division planning and reporting to stakeholders, and liaising with parents, schools, and families. 

Qualifications & Experience:

The preferred candidate will demonstrate: 

  • Possession of a post-secondary degree;
  • Experience in an educational setting or similar education experience; 
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills; 
  • Demonstrated success working with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit communities; 
  • Willingness to work in a team-oriented environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 

Applications: 

Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the “Human Resources” page of the Palliser Regional Schools website at:

http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/hr/career-opportunities

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • Cover letter directed to Adam Browning, Director of Learning;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Minimum of three professional references.

The successful applicant hired will be required to provide a recent Criminal Record Check (completed within the past 3 months) including the vulnerable sector as a condition of employment.

The competition will remain open for applications until a suitable candidate pool is found.

If you have any questions about the position please contact Adam Browning, Director of Learning, at:

adam.browning@pallisersd.ab.ca

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marliss Norlin, Executive Assistant, Human Resource Services at mailto:marliss.norlin@pallisersd.ab.ca

We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.