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Competition #: 000C4-Oct0121B
Position: Consultant, Mi’kmaw Culture and Language
Job Description: (click here to view)
Location: Central Office
Department: Programs and Student Services- Secondary Achievement
Assignment: Consultant, Mi’kmaw Culture and Language
Status: Permanent
Percentage: 100%
Start Date: Monday, October 18 2021
End Date:
Posted: Friday, October 01 2021 4:00 PM
Deadline: Tuesday, October 12 2021 4:00 PM

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The Consultant, Mi’kmaw Culture and Language shall be responsible for providing leadership in the area of Mi’kmaw Language and Culture, in support of closing the gap and raising the bar for Mi’kmaw and Indigenous students. The Consultant, Mi’kmaw Language and Culture will support the implementation of Treaty Education within the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE). Through expertise in Mi’kmaw ways of being, knowing and doing, the Consultant will support student success plans in conjunction with classroom teachers. The Consultant will fulfill a co-teaching, co-learning and collaborative role. The Consultant, Mi’kmaw Culture and Language will participate in creating and implementing a cohesive approach to Mi’kmaw language and culture and will facilitate professional development for teachers, and other staff members of HRCE. Working collaboratively as a member of the Equity and Secondary Program Teams, the Consultant will report directly to the Regional Coordinator, Mi’kmaw Education/Services

Qualifications: 

(a) Designated position for a Mi’kmaw person. Excellent knowledge of Mi’kmaw history, culture, traditions and educational issues are required;

(b) Valid Nova Scotia Teaching Certificate;

(c) Master of Education degree preferred. Equivalency considered through combination of relevent training/experience;

(d) Minimum five (5) years of experience facilitating in a classroom environment or educational cultural workshop setting;

(e) Experience working with Mi’kmaw youth/students, communities, and organizations;

(f) Knowledge of or fluency in Mi’kmaw Language is an asset.

 

Start Date: October 18, 2021

 

Please refer to job description for further details.

Nova Scotia’s Regional Centres for Education and the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) are committed to an inclusive education system that supports the well-being and achievement of every student and is high-quality, culturally and linguistically responsive.

The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) is actively working to hire individuals from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and  African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry, to work toward  equitable representation within all employee groups.  Equitable hiring strengthens the knowledge and expertise in our schools, and supports our public education system in establishing schools as safe, caring, and accessible learning spaces that support all students. This will provide opportunities for students to see themselves reflected throughout their schools, learning resources, and within their learning experiences.

HRCE has a Recruitment, Selection and Hiring of Staff Policy and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and  African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry, in compliance with the applicable collective agreements or terms and conditions of employment. Applicants are encouraged to complete the Diversity Management section under the Questionnaire heading in the online resume.

Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education is contingent upon providing a satisfactory Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Search.