(1) Full Time Home School Liaison Worker @ Chief Napeweaw School

Employment Opportunity

Frog Lake Education Authority is seeking one full time Home School Liaison Worker that will provide half time support for elementary school students and half time support for inclusive education. The successful candidate will provide the connection between the home and school. The incumbent will meet with parents/guardians to provide information, clarification and encourage participation in programming for their child’s learning and school programs.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct home visitation and advocacy services to parents/guardians with children 0-6 familiarizing them with opportunities available to families and children
  • Provide direct home visitation and advocacy services to parents/caregivers with elementary school students and formalizing them with the elementary school programs.
  • Administrative duties will require monthly reports, keeping records of visits and follow-up visits to parents/guardians.
  • Meet with parents/ guardians and identify any children who may benefit from attending and Early Childhood program and work to overcome barriers to their attendance to programming.
  • Participate in required training to enhance skills
  • Deliver home learning packages and programming if necessary
  • Meet with parents/guardians to sign important documents.
  • Provide occasional support to Frog Lake Outreach School.
  • Other duties as required for home school liaison

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 3 years of prior Community Based experience, or the equivalent combination of education & experience
  • Ability to prioritize and problem solve in a crisis situation, able to effectively engage with diverse clients
  • Ability to conduct interviews covering extremely sensitive and confidential issues
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong computer Skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good physical & mental health, emotional maturity
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision.
  • Knowledge of the Frog Lake First Nations culture, government, languages and community dynamics is considered an asset.
  • The ability to work with a variety of stakeholders; e.g., students, parents, administration, elders
  • Current and up to date First Aid & CPR but training is available
  • Valid Driver’s License & Driver’s Abstract
  • Criminal Record Check, Child Welfare Information Systems Check
  • Signed Oath of Confidentiality

Salary will be determined on experience and qualifications

Only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview

All documentation should be forwarded no later than 4:00 pm on July 29, 2022

** Late applications will not be accepted & only those contacted will be interviewed **

*** This position requires a certain amount of time spent with clients in unfavorable circumstances.  It is important that the worker is resilient in stressful situations. ***

For more information contact

Frog Lake Education Authority
Sheila Quinney
Human Resource Manager
780 943 3912

Please send resume and references to

sheila@froglake.ca

Job Category: Education Department
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Frog Lake Reserve

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