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Junior Kindergarten teacher
Company : Toronto Catholic District School Board
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia
Are you at a point in your career that you are wanting to make a meaningful difference in a community where your knowledge, skills and experience will make a significant impact on students, staff and the community?
Then this is the job opportunity you have been waiting for!
Dean of College
Determined by Experience
The Seabird Island Band is a multi-faceted First Nations Band that includes government, business, service and nonprofit services. We work as an integrated team to improve the health, education, and economic opportunities for First Nations people to create thriving First Nations families and communities.
Under the direction and supervision of the Director of College, the Dean of College (DC) shall provide post-secondary education and employment program leadership and management expertise. Specifically, the DE shall be responsible to the director for the efficient, effective and productive operation of the education and employment programs of Seabird Island Band, with an emphasis on post-secondary and Seabird College programs and bridging to employment.
The (DC) will be responsible for post-secondary programs and options, in partnership with other post-secondary institutions and according to grant funding success. The DC will assist in education and employment advocacy, compliance and reporting, to the Band and community, governing and funding bodies. The DC will play an integral role in planning and coordination of and assistance in the delivery of post-secondary / continuing education / summer education programs; in the implementation and evaluation of changes and new initiatives in the education programs (Education Jurisdiction for example); and ensuring details for successful implementation have been considered, addressed and delivered. The position will also oversee and manage the employment services offered by the Band. This position is expected to manage and oversee a variety of ongoing, annual and one-time projects and activities within the post-secondary education and employment portfolio at Seabird Island Band.
COVID-19 Safety Procedures
Seabird Island Band is committed to the health and safety of its employees and community members. SIB has implemented measures to protect and prevent the spread of COVID-19. SIB is mandated under provincial health care standards that all employees provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 unless otherwise deemed exempt under the Human Rights Code.
First Peoples Principles of Learning
- Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors.
- Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place).
- Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions.
- Learning involves generational roles and responsibilities.
- Learning recognizes the role of indigenous knowledge.
- Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story.
- Learning involves patience and time.
- Learning requires exploration of one’s identity.
- Learning involves recognizing that some knowledge is sacred and only shared with permission and/or in certain situations.
Seabird College and Post-Secondary – Funding, programming, compliance, reporting
- Oversee the College programs, including trades, Adult Dogwood / post-secondary dual credits for trades and other post-secondary
- Oversee the post-secondary support staff and program deliverables
- Develop proposals / fund raising initiatives and joint ventures with other post-sec institutions
- Manage program budgets and grant deliverables
- Plan, coordinate, and evaluate of the delivery of post-secondary and continuing education programs
- Liaise with provincial and federal education governing bodies on Adult Dogwood and post-secondary matters, including compliance and timely reporting (Private Training Institutions Branch, First Nations Education Steering Committee etc.)
- Lead a task group on strategic post-sec planning and monitoring of deliverables
- Work to implement and grow dual credit opportunity and completion
- Regular reporting to College Board, affiliates, partners
Advocacy, compliance, funding
- Work to ratify and implement the actions necessary to transition to Education Jurisdiction
- Liaise with provincial and federal education governing bodies
- Letter of Agreement (LEA) with School District 78
- Aboriginal Education Council (AEC) Fraser Cascade
- First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC)
- First Nations Schools Association (FNSA)
- Manage Seabird College / post-sec planning / strategic plan deliverables and reporting
- Liaise with school principal for administrative matters, teacher & school certification
- Ensure and oversee large scale post-secondary promotion in high school grades 9-12
- Funding and reporting: nominal roll, 1701
- ISC National Guidelines: Post-secondary
- Assist in meeting agendas, minutes, reports for the Education Committee, action items
- Assist with Education Committee governance policy / terms of reference, committee member terms and nomination process
- Ensure Local Education Agreement (LEA) and Aboriginal Education Committee (AEC) action items
- Community updates and reports
EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in an education-related field;
- 7-10 years’ experience with progressive responsibilities in a related field or a relevant combination of education and experience;
- Knowledge of management principles and skills in relation to planning, scheduling, costing, controlling and creating work plans;
- Knowledge and experience of working across the different government policies, departments, political awareness;
- Experience working with legal contracts and tender documents
- Strong intellectual skills, track record of innovative thinking, analysis and practical activity;
- Proficient computer skills including but not limited to MS Office suite, database etc.
- Must possess strong supervisory and people management skills;
- Skilled at networking and network-building; a strong commitment to partnership-working;
- Experience in a First Nations setting is preferred;
- Knowledge of the Sto:lo culture, traditions and language would be an asset;
- Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and reliable transportation
- Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
- Competitive salaries
- Excellent company-paid benefits package, pension plan with employer contributions
- 2 weeks’ annual vacation to start
- Professional development and other training opportunities
- Inclusive working environment
- Casual attire
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health benefits, vision care, dental care, life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Please apply online at https://www.seabirdisland.ca/careers/
- Upload your resume, illustrating your ability to fulfill this position.
- Upload a cover letter, indicating why you think you would be right for this position.
- Note all fields with a * are required to be filled, in order to complete the submission of application.
Come join our team to help us work towards building a healthy, self-sufficient, self-governing, unified and educated community. We thank all applicants for their interest in Seabird Island and encourage you apply for future opportunities. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview.
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