New job Early Learning Child Care Coordinator The Chapman Group in Miramichi, NB Yesterday New! in New Brunswick

Early Learning Child Care Coordinator The Chapman Group in Miramichi, NB Yesterday New!

Company : The Chapman Group
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

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About the Employer

Mawiw Council Inc. is a First Nation tribal organization that provides a range of project management, policy advice, and service delivery support to New Brunswick's three largest First Nation communities: Elsipogtog First Nation, Neqotkuk First Nation, and EsgenoƓpetitj First Nation. Areas of activity include but are not limited to health services, employment and training, economic development, and community development.

The office location for this role is based on the candidate's place of residence in proximity to the closest Mawiw Council, at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Position Overview

The purpose of the ELCC Coordinator is to ensure a shared vision, principles, and a path forward for Indigenous Early Learning Child Care in the Atlantic Region on behalf of Mawiw Council Inc. A primary goal of the ELCC Coordinator is to provide the necessary leadership in the Indigenous Early Learning system to collaborate with other Provincial and Federal departments within the Atlantic Region. This role will sit at Regional and National tables to assist with the development of the National funding formula for ELCC as well as update FN Leadership at any Health, Education, or Social tables. ELCC Coordinator will also assist in the coordination of options from the IELCC subcommittee to move the path forward on self-governance through Mawiw Council Inc.


  • Update Leadership on an ongoing basis to ensure reciprocal accountability is being adhered to
  • Represent all Early Childhood programs at any Health, Social, or Education tables
  • Work closely with the ELCC Secretariat & Assembly of First Nations on any National Committees pertaining to Early Childhood Education
  • Work directly with the AFN National Experts Working Group to fulfill the expectations of the NEWG Workplan
  • Identify key research issues to shape the ELCC results and evaluation framework
  • Collaboration with the four provinces/the ELCC Lead in each Province
  • Collaboration with ECE staff, Health Directors, ISETS Coordinators to ensure proper communication
  • Work with Provincial and Federal Departments to advocate for First Nation children and families
  • Support ELCC programs by assisting in the implementation of the Indigenous Early Learning Child Care Framework
  • Work with Provincial and Federal departments to move toward a universal child care model for First Nation families
  • Co-develop a communication strategy and products
  • Define quality and cost of quality Indigenous programming
  • Co-develop tools and mechanisms for capacity building to support community-led evaluation
  • Provide input to the Health Partnership Chiefs
  • Provide advice on strategic priorities and issues common across all regions
  • Responsible for all reporting requirements to funding agencies
  • Evaluation and monitoring of children to determine physical and mental development, including social, motor development, cognitive and language skills
  • Continue to support the First Nation Early Childhood Programs by implementing the First Nation Assessment Quality Improvement
  • Support the Early Childhood programs by implementing quality improvement plans with staff and professionals
  • Support the First Nation Early Childhood Education program by supporting the culturally-based component of AHSOR
  • Support the First Nation Early Childhood Education program by supporting the implementation of the Indigenous Early Learning Child Care Framework
  • Facilitate networking and learning opportunities


  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Psychology or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years in the field of early childhood development and/or education
  • Experience in community engagement, community/organization development and partnerships working with First Nations and Indigenous organizations and people at a community level
  • Experience and understanding of First Nation/Indigenous cultural practices and healing approaches, including traditional ceremonies and land-based therapies
  • Experience working with multiple levels of government (First Nations, provincial and/or federal)
  • Experience in facilitating collaboration between multiple parties
  • Project management experience
  • Demonstrated success in program delivery
  • Valid drivers license
  • Valid criminal record check

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Asset Qualifications

Preference may be given to candidates that have:

  • Knowledge and fluency in Mi'gmaq or Wolastoqey
  • Experience in facilitating interdepartmental and external partner collaboration and leading working groups/interdepartmental committees on files/initiatives
  • Experience in strategic planning

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered

Submitting an Application

  • In the event there are two or more equally qualified applicants, preference will go to the candidate with First Nation work experience.
  • An application is considered complete when the following information is provided: 1) A cover letter,

2) A detailed resume

  • Address applications to the following email address:

Attention: Human Resources

Mawiw Council Inc.


  • We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

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