Early Literacy Interventionist - FDFN
Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Employment Terms: Other
Length of Employment: Other
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Dependent on Education & Experience
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: 03/07/2017
Expiration Date: 03/20/2017
- The Early Literacy Interventionist will work directly in the classrooms, in collaboration with Parents, and Teachers (Nursery/Kindergarten/Grade 1) to develop children’s oral language and learning readiness skills.
- This position will also include planning and hosting literacy events for parents and caregivers.
- The ELI will work directly with parents though home visits that occur beyond the school day.
- The ELI will have a key role in encouraging parent participation through home visits and literacy-focused parents and caregiver events.
- Ongoing training and support will be provided for this position by the MLTC Early Learning Team.
- Early Childhood Certificate and/or equivalent education / relevant work experience is considered an asset.
- Familiar with early childhood development and education: Saskatchewan’s Essential Learning Experiences, Kindergarten curriculum, Early Years Evaluation, Early Childhood Development, etc.
- Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with parent, caregivers and educators; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with young children.
- Willingness to engage and attend ongoing training provided by MLTC (both on site and in Meadow Lake).
- Must be willing to work with technology (such as an iPad); demonstrated knowledge in computer software applications (i.e. Microsoft Office –Word).
- Excellent communication skills (Verbal/Written); decision making skills; professional judgment skills: and organizational/time-management skills; must be able to keep thorough notes, records, and documentation.
- Will be knowledgeable and sensitive to First Nations’ culture and beliefs; issues and barriers.
- Knowledge of local language, family environments, and personal acquaintances with parents and caregivers will be an asset to this aspect of their role.
- A member of the local community.
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history; copies of credentials; current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check; a copy of valid driver’s license; and a contact list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:
Extended Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2017