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Indigenous Education Coordinator

Sturgeon Public Schools
Full-time
On-site
Morinville, Alberta, Canada

Sturgeon Public School Division is currently seeking an Indigenous Education Coordinator I to collaborate with school and system leaders to develop and execute strategies that promote Indigenous Education and support the success of First Nations, MΓ©tis and Inuit students. The Indigenous Education Coordinator will provide expertise in analyzing student success and attendance data, offer culturally responsive supports and services, and will establish and maintain strong connections with Indigenous communities.

Sturgeon Public Schools serves the needs of approximately 5,200 students in 17 schools. Throughout Sturgeon Public Schools, we work very hard to create safe, caring and inclusive learning environments. Our schools work with parents and community members to implement innovative programs and strategies that support the success of First Nations, MΓ©tis and Inuit students, and benefit the entire school community.

Assignment: 1.0 FTE; Full-Time Term from Aug 26, 2024 to June 30, 2026

Duties:

  • Collaborate with school and system leaders
  • Analyze and actualize student success and attendance data
  • Provide cultural supports and services
  • Lead the Call to Action cohort
  • Liaise with Division Cultural Liaison

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master's degree in Indigenous Studies or Education
  • Lived experience within an Indigenous community
  • In-depth knowledge of Indigenous histories, cultures, and contemporary issues
  • Experience working in Indigenous education or community engagement roles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • Understanding of trauma-informed practices and culturally responsive pedagogies
  • Familiarity with local Indigenous communities and protocols is an asset
  • Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in education

ABOUT STURGEON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Sturgeon Public Schools prides itself on doing things a little differently. Our schools are special places, where an open and collaborative relationship with parents and the rural community enhances the quality of our education and sees our students thrive. We support the entire individual, providing diverse specialty programming that inspires and develops each student, while maintaining caring schools that make our youth feel safe, secure, and accepted.

With a strong focus on literacy and a willingness to embrace technology to support learning – our unique approach to education equips students with the right skills, knowledge, and characteristics to succeed in the 21st century.

Should a qualified candidate not be identified, candidates with lesser qualifications could be considered at a lower classification and maybe filled on a temporary basis.

All new employees to Sturgeon Public School Division are required to submit a recent (within 6 months), clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector included (from your local RCMP station) prior to commencement of employment.

Applications for this position will be accepted online ONLY at www.sturgeon.ab.ca/careers

All completed applications received by the deadline will be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This job is closed.