POSITION: EDUCATION COORDINATOR

DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION

CLASSIFICATION: TERM – 1 YEAR

WAGE: BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Education Coordinator will be supervised by the Director of Education with overall accountability to Chief and Council.
The Education Coordinator will encompass the total Educational Program (s) for the First Nation. The major focus of this
position is to ensure the scholastic success of student at all levels of educational activity.
The Education Coordinator shall serve the function of administrative officer for the total Education Programs of the Band.
The Education Coordinator may delegate responsibility for the operation of the various segments of the administration and
management of the Education Program, but he/she shall be immediately responsible for and accountable to the Education
Committee.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Serve as coordinator/manager of the total operation of the Education Program(s) of Kahkewistahaw.
2) Conduct all educational correspondence relative to the position and reports to the Education Committee and Chief and
Council.
3) Oversee and ensures the research and preparation of educational data, statistics, and reports.
4) Verify and Coordinate tuition and services contained within guidelines of the Tuition Fee Agreements.
5) Assist with Community/Parent-Teacher/Education Meetings/Seminars/Workshops.
6) Oversee and support all activities of the Post-Secondary Student Support and Adult Education and Training initiatives.
7) Develop short term/long term Educational goals in conjunction with the Council/Education Committee/Principal and
Community.
8) Attend all Education Board meetings and Council meetings dealing with education matters, including provincial
advisory meetings.
9) Prepare and coordinate all education proposals and funding applications.
10) Assist and develop all policies and guidelines related to all Educational Programs.
11) Attend local, provincial, national workshops/conferences to develop a greater understanding of community
development and improve personal administrative competencies.
12) Advise the Education Committee of staff activity or behavior that conflicts with the goals and aims of the Education
Committee.
13) Establish relations with staff which will contribute to good staff morale.
14) Identifies and partners with a variety of resources and organizations to formulate joint special projects which would
enhance the delivery of existing education programs and services to students and adults.
15) Develop a communication strategy for membership awareness of programs and services.
16) Acts as a community liaison and represents the organization at community activities and events.
17) Coordinate the process of school scholarships, bursaries and grants provided in the Education Policies.
18) Ensure and outline clearly the individual and collective responsibilities of staff members.
19) Foster an educational system based on First Nation values, practices and way of life and ensures the involvement of
leadership of the Elders.
20) Other duties as may be assigned by the Education Committee or stated in Education Policy.

REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

1) Experience supervising and managing staff as well as developing and managing budgets.
2) Experience working with First Nations organizations in the delivery of INAC Education programs.
3) Knowledge of Provincial and First Nations Education.
4) Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively deal with the community members, Chief and Council
and staff.
5) Ability to work independently and build effective interpersonal relationships.
6) Recognizes and respects all cultural diversity and has knowledge of Aboriginal history, language, traditions, and
culture.
7) Manages self and resources against plans and budgets.
8) Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and internet.
9) Bachelor’s Degree in Administration or Education or training and experience relative to the position.
10) Minimum of 3-5 years Program Management and Administrative experience.
11) Must provide a current criminal records check and drug screening within thirty days commencing employment.
12) Have a valid Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle.
13) Submit three references along with an updated resume.

DEADLINE: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 @ 4:30 PM

SUBMIT TO:

Human Resource Manager
Kahkewistahaw First Nation
P.O. Box 609 BROADVIEW, SK S0G-0K0
Phone: (306) 696-3291 Ext. #265
Fax: (306) 696-3201
Email: apply@kahkewistahaw.com