Probationary Indigenous Services Provider

Title: Probationary Indigenous Services Provider 

Date: February 25, 2021

Competition No: 202102-052

Peace Wapiti Public School Division provides services to approximately 6,000 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in 34 schools, and is one of the largest employers in the Grande Prairie/Spirit River Region.

We invite applications for a: Probationary Indigenous Services Provider

School: Peace Wapiti Public School Division

Location: Itinerant throughout the Division

School Demographics: ECS-12

Qualifications:
 
We are looking for two candidates to join the Indigenous Education Services Team in improving Indigenous student experience, fostering learning opportunities for all students, and collaborating with staff in a leadership capacity. PWPSD is looking for individuals with the skills, knowledge and understanding to guide staff in creating culturally responsive and welcoming learning environments. Focuses will include reducing barriers to success and improving wellness focused supports for Indigenous students, and increasing the presence of Indigenous culture and knowledge division-wide. The successful candidates will require the ability to work within the unique dynamics of each school, provide connections to community resources, facilitate presentations, lead projects, and connect with students and families. A Bachelor's Degree is required in Social Work, Education, Indigenous Studies or a related field. Experience working with Indigenous communities and within a school system is an asset. Candidates with an understanding of the Teacher and Leadership Quality Standards as well as the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action are encouraged to apply.
 
Salary range for this position is $54,985.00 to $70,692.00, commensurate with education and experience.
 
Hours of Work: 1.0 FTE. The working schedule for this position is mid-August to June (following the school year calendar) with 1,400 hours of work per year.
 
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Effective: 2021/2022 School Year
 
Closing Date: Competition to remain open until suitable candidate has been hired.
 
To express your interest in this role, click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to email your cover letter and resume, including three references. PDF format is preferred.
 
Alternatively, you may mail your cover letter and resume, including three references to:
 
Human Resources
c/o Peace Wapiti Public School Division
8611A – 108 Street, Grande Prairie AB T8V 4C5
 
For further information contact Kellie Lewis, Director of Human Resources at (780) 532-8133.
 
A current criminal records check is a requirement of employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
As an employer, Peace Wapiti Public School Division reserves the right to check internal and external references prior to an interview. By applying for a position with Peace Wapiti Public School Division, you are authorizing school division officials to contact individuals listed as references, or other individuals/organizations, regarding employment-related and/or professional information for the purpose of determining suitability, eligibility and qualifications for employment.
 
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* If you experience issues with the Apply Now button, please email your resume and cover letter to: resumes@pwpsd.ca. Please include the competition number and job title in the subject line of your email.

Questions?

Contact us:

Human Resources Department 

Peace Wapiti Public
School Division
8611A - 108 Street
Grande Prairie, AB
T8V 4C5

Telephone:
(780) 532-8133
Email:
resumes@pwpsd.ca