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Competition #: 000C4-Oct0121A
Position: Mentor, Mi’kmaw Culture and Language
Job Description: (click here to view)
Location: Central Office
Department: Programs and Student Services- Secondary Achievement
Assignment: Mentor, 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 Mentor, 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. Through expertise in Mi’kmaw ways of being, knowing and doing, the Mentor of Mi’kmaw Culture and Language will support student success plans and work with classroom teachers to support the Treaty Education framework. The Mentor of Mi’kmaw Language and Culture will fulfill a comodeling, co-learning and collaborative role. The Mentor will apply knowledge of current research in Mi’kmaw/Indigenous education with a focus on mentoring teachers to facilitate change in a positive manner. Working collaboratively as a member of the Equity team, the Mentor of Mi’kmaw Culture and Language 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) Completion of High School diploma;

(c) Excellent ability to demonstrate Mi’kmaw Ways of being and knowing; 

(d) Excellent knowledge of Treaty Education; fosters components of Treaty Education through a Mi’kmaw lens;

(e) Strong commitment to reconciliation;

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

(g) Some knowledge of Mi’kmaw Language is an asset;

(h) Post-secondary education is an asset (i.e. Bachelor degree in Education, Certificate in Adult Learning, etc.).

 

Start Date: October 18, 2021

 

Salary: This is a PEG (Professional Employee Group) position with a salary range on the PEG Scale of NCR 12: $40,535 to $53,201. Professional Employees Group (PEG) Terms and Conditions of Employment apply. Please refer to job description for further details.

HRCE offers excellent career opportunities with comprehensive health and dental benefits, defined benefit pension plan and potential for professional growth and development.

 

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.