Secondary Education Support Worker

Secondary Education Support Worker

Status: Full time Term – (Maternity Leave Replacement – April 11, 2017 to March 31, 2018)

Salary: $58,369.42

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Education Director, this position will provide pro-active support to Champagne-Aishihik First Nations secondary students and their families. This position will maintain a regular schedule at Whitehorse Secondary Schools and CAFN Education Department to promote students’ academic success, advocate on behalf of students, maintain regular communication with families, monitor student progress, inform CAFN citizens about education programs, develop positive relationships with school staff, coordinate cultural programs, coordinate summer camps and collaborate with other First Nations ESWs and organize other special or seasonal programs as assigned by the Director.

Education and Experience:

Successful completion of post-secondary education, preferably in the fields of education or social work or one year’s experience in counseling combined with one or more years’ experience in delivering and managing cultural and/or general education programs; and experience working with First Nations students, schools and communities; or an equivalent combination of training, work and life experience.

Conditions of Employment:

Driver’s License and Personal Vehicle

Clear Criminal Records Check

Physically able to work in field camps on occasion

CAFN’s Human Resources Preferential Hire Policy will apply. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

An eligibility list will be created from this posting.

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Deadline: 4:30 pm on March 20, 2017

Send current resumes and supporting documents to:

Capacity and Policy Development Department

Fax: (867) 634-7071

Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 241 or

ejackson@cafn.ca