Land Based Learning Assistant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Enoch

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – LAND-BASED LEARNING ASSISTANT

KITSASKINAW EDUCATION AUTHORITY

*OPEN COMPETITION*

JOB PURPOSE :

The Land-based Learning Assistant will be responsible for assisting our Land-Based Teacher in administering our Land-based learning program. The program provides an Indigenized and environmentally focused approach to education. The land-based learning program also provides students with an opportunity to develop a connection with the land and in turn nurture them mentally, spiritually, and physically. The Land-based Learning Assistant will assist the Teacher to provide culturally relevant education to the youth of Enoch Cree Nation.

The Land-based Learning Assistant shall have responsibilities with respect to the quality of the learning experiences of the students, cooperation with colleagues and administrative authorities in advancing the educational standards of the school, participation in educational planning by staff and Kitaskinaw Education and the regular advancement of professional competence.

The Land-based Learning Assistant is to promote the educational well-being of each student in his or her charge, responsible for the supervision and instruction, and care and discipline of pupils for any or all pupils of the school as assigned by the Principal of the school.

They will cooperate with other educational authorities, to share the responsibility of setting up and maintaining a learning environment suitable to the task and the to the students. They will maintain the best possible learning environment that will contribute to the positive physical and emotional development of each of their students.

The Land-based Learning Assistant will enforce the rules governing the conduct of pupils as may be prescribed by the Principal, as well as keep all records as required. They will evaluate pupil’s achievement in accordance with school’s policies and regulations. Attend all meetings to which they are called upon by the Executive Director of Education or Principal on any school day for the purpose of discussing matter of concern to the school.

Maintain regular assigned supervision of the students during recess and/or breaks, as well as supervise the movements of their pupils during the assembling or dismissing of the school or class.

The Land-based Learning Assistant is expected to honor a Code of Professional Ethics and as exemplified by the Alberta Teachers’ Association Code of Ethics, while making a continuing effort to improve professionally.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of traditional medicines, history of the land, and nehiyaw culture

Knowledge and experience to bring together and follow the guidance of Elders and Youth in order to revitalize traditional ceremonies, languages, stories, and more

Knowledge of Cree language is an asset

Have a strong commitment to the development, progress, and inclusion of students with varying needs

Clear Criminal Record Check/Intervention Record Check

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Required to work a total of 40 hours a week, at maskêkosak kiskinomâtowikamik School, while adhering to the Enoch Cree Nation Human Resources Policy & Procedure Manual.

Closing Date: February 07, 2024

*Please submit cover letters & resumes to Human Resource Department *

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