SUMMARY:

    Kiizhik Education Corporation is looking for a Culture & Language Resource Worker. The Culture & Language Resource will develop, support and advise on cultural practices for the school to facilitate the preservation and promotion of Anishinaabe traditions to enhance positive and strong cultural identity.

    DUTIES:

    • Sharing knowledge with and direction to staff, students, and parents/caregivers regarding cultural values, beliefs, traditions and perspectives on individual, family and community life.
    • Work to ensure and improve Anishinaabe student success through Cultural teachings
    • Planning and implementation of the Anishinaabe language and culture program delivery to JK-High school. 
    • Assist in the development of Anishinaabe language and culture curriculum and resources.
    • Lead morning prayer and smudge to the whole school
    • Ensure the schools consistently provides culturally appropriate services
    • Share culture practices with staff, students, and parents/caregivers
    • Co-develop and implement a training plan on cultural practices in collaboration with the staff
    • Share cultural practices with staff, teaching and traditions that workers can implement in day-to-day work
    • Provide cultural teachings and ceremonies
    • Open and close and attend all meetings and gatherings an ensure that our meetings follow traditional protocol
    • Establish linkage with community traditional helpers
    • Support the needs of all students
    • Implement/support Anishinaabe language and culture in the classroom
    • Supervision schedule (bus & recess)

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Fluency in the Anishinaabe language.
    • A thorough knowledge of Anishinaabe traditions and culture.
    • Bachelor of Arts/Science or a Bachelor of Education is considered an asset.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 4:00pm CST

    PLEASE SUBMIT THE APPLICATION BY E-MAIL, IN PERSON, OR FAX TO:

    Kiizhik Education Corporation
    Attention:  Human Resources Manager
    598 Lakeview Drive
    Kenora, ON  P9N 3P7

    Website: www.kiizhik.ca | Fax: (807) 468-3908 | E-mail: [email protected]


    Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.



    How to Apply

    • Fill out the form below to submit your cover letter and resumé (preferred method).
    • Fax your resumé and cover letter to 807.468.3908.
    • Drop a paper copy of your cover letter and resumé to the following address:
      Bimose Tribal Council Inc.
      Attention: Human Resources
      598 Lakeview Drive
      Kenora, ON P9N 3P7

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