Languages Programs Coach
First Nations Education Steering Committee
Vancouver, Canada
3d ago

Languages Programs Coach

Join us to make a lasting impact!

The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) is currently looking for a dedicated, energetic and organized Languages Programs Coach to join our hard-working team who work collaboratively and diligently to improve education for all First Nations students in BC.

The First Nations Language Coach is responsible for working with First Nation schools to support effective First Nations language programming.

The Languages Programs Coach will help school principals in strategic planning, establishing or enhancing language programming, evaluation, and supporting schools to achieve their schools’ language and culture revitalization goals

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • To provide direct support to First Nations schools with Language program planning and implementation
  • To assist schools in completing the First Nations Language and Culture Program (FNLCP) reporting
  • To present workshops in support of language revitalization to increase or enhance resources for languages and culture programming
  • To internally support the FNLCP team with tasks including the allocation process and development of workshops supporting schools
  • Travel regularly to participating schools to work with the First Nations schools’ principals to support effective implementation of First Nations language programs.
  • Qualifications / Requirements :

  • A Degree in Education or a related field, with First Nations Language Certification preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting a First Nations school and / or community in language revitalization efforts and program planning for a First Nations;
  • Valid driver's license and a satisfactory criminal records check;
  • Knowledge of current standards, trends, issues, best practices, philosophy and techniques in First Nations language education;
  • Comprehensive understanding of First Nations education issues in British Columbia;
  • Demonstrated facilitation and presentation skills;
  • Computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Hours :

    This is a part time contract position with hours during the school year. The Employee shall perform his / her duties at such places and during such times as may be reasonably necessary.

    Location :

    Regionally based within the province of BC.

    What We Offer :

  • The wage for this position is $47.00 per hour;
  • Professional development and a health and wellness subsidy for all of our employees;
  • Great deal of flexibility / ability to schedule your own hours;
  • Opportunity to visit remote First Nations communities that you may not be able to visit otherwise;
  • Opportunity to see beautiful British Columbia close up;
  • Being part of a multi-disciplinary team made up of educational professionals, speech language pathologist, occupational therapists, assessment coaches, etc.
  • We thank everyone who applies for their interest in FNESC. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are only able to respond to those applicants who are selected for an interview.

    We cannot respond to telephone or email inquiries.

    If what we have to offer fits what you’re looking for, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs

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