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School District #6 (Rocky Mountain)

Indigenous Education Support Worker

  • To be discussed
  • Full time , Part time

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible

School District 6 (Rocky Mountain) Indigenous Education Student Support Worker Invermere, BCSchool District 6 is seeking an Indigenous Education Support Worker for a permanent, full-time (35 hr/wk) position in Invermere, BC, effective August 28, 2024. Indigenous Education Support Worker, is a responsible and respected member of the school staff, will contribute to the strategic goals of both the District and the school. This will be accomplished while working in collaboration and cooperation with District and school administrators, Indigenous partners, teaching and support staff, students, families, and community support services. DUTIES: act as a liaison between school and family/community to support both short-term and long-term success of Indigenous students; collaborate as a member of the School Based Team to establish, review, refine and adjust plans for Indigenous learners; act as a support and resource for school staff and students moving towards Truth and Reconciliation and implementing the Calls to Action; facilitate data collection to develop strategies and interventions for Indigenous students; support capacity building and growth for school staff and students in relation to Indigenous teaching and learning concepts; lead and role model leadership in classroom, school-wide, and District activities; act as liaison between community agencies, Indigenous partners, and families to support all aspects of student growth; support student achievement by encouraging student commitment to studies, appropriate attendance and healthy life-style decisions, and by celebrating successes with students, their families, school staff, and their communities; assist staff with progress reports, culturally appropriate intervention plans, enrichment opportunities/suggestions, the development of Individual Education Plans, and gathering of specific student information as appropriate; maintain current information in approved Student Information Systems; facilitate transition planning for new students, students moving between schools, and for students graduating; in collaboration with the School Based Team, assist with the referral of students and families to appropriate school and community resources; support social emotional, academic, physical, and cultural learning needs for Indigenous students; support positive connections with parents/guardians/families and encourage parents and students to participate fully as members of the school community; support students and families by attending parent-teacher conferences/interviews, student-led conferences, and meetings; support culturally appropriate school-wide activities for all students; participate in District meetings and/or communities of practice; collaborate with the District Vice-Principal for Indigenous Learning and Equity and/or District staff; and other related responsibilities that may be assigned by the school principal. QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of an Indigenous Education Support Worker diploma program; or, Diploma or Degree in Indigenous Studies, Education, or Social Work; or, Other relevant diploma or degree program, or relevant coursework and experience working with Indigenous students in the K-12 systems, or equivalent; and, Possession of a valid driver's license. For further information, please contact Trent Dolgopol, Director of Instruction, at 250.342.9243 or School District 6 (Rocky Mountain) celebrates equality and diversity in the workplace. Our commitment is to ensure equity in employment, and we affirm and welcome applicants from all backgrounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and age, except as prescribed by law. Electronic applications are required from all applicants. If you are qualified and interested in the above competition, please submit your electronic application (including at least two references who have supervised you) by Friday, June 28, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. (MST), via Rocky Mountain School District #6 - Make A Future (#3764014). Salary range: $52,579 - $65,724 Thank you for your interest in School District 6. Please note, only candidates moving forward in this process will be contacted for an interview.School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) is located on the traditional unceded territories of the Ktunaxa and Secwépemc Nations. We honour the cultures, languages and First Nations people of these territories.


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