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Job opportunity: Graduation and Career Guidance Facilitator – Vilna School

Aspen View Public Schools

Requests Applications for the following Support Staff Position:

Graduation and Career Guidance Facilitator – Vilna School

Vilna School requires a Graduation and Career Guidance Facilitator to provide assistance to all First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) high school students, individually and in groups, regarding high school graduation. This assistance will include, but not be limited to, analyzing data to identify students or subgroups with dropout risk factors; reviewing, implementing, and tracking attendance, course grades and credit completion; identifying and removing barriers to graduation and facilitating career action plans.

The job works to ensure smooth transitions of Middle School students to high school and high school students into post-secondary options or work through preparatory activities such as high school planning workshops, transition camps, orientations and parent engagement.

The successful applicant’s starting salary will be based on the individual’s education, qualifications and directly related experience. The successful candidate will assume duties on August 27, 2018 for a minimum of one year with the possibility of extension upon a successful evaluation.

Aspen View Public Schools offers a comprehensive benefits program as part of its total compensation package.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify at-risk students;
  • Develop a graduation team;
  • Develop school-wide support and interventions;
  • Provide direct service and case management;
  • Develop transition programs with middle school and high school students;
  • Develop  relationships  with  parents/guardians,  community  organizations,  and  other resources;
  • Conduct assessments and develop reports;
  • Participate in long- and short-term strategic planning for the program.
  • Liaise with neighboring First Nation communities.
  • Develop career pathways for high school students

Job Qualifications:

  • Degree, or diploma in education, counseling, school psychology, or social work;
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture; fluency in Cree is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of appropriate strategies for reducing behaviours that put students at risk of not graduating from high school;
  • An understanding of the multiplicity of social services available in the community to support students at risk of not graduating;
  • Knowledge of alternative education opportunities and an in-depth understanding of the high school curriculum;
  • Proven conflict management, negotiation and mediation skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals;
  • Ability  to  communicate  cultural  information  to  teachers  and  translate  educational information to parents and extended families.

Submit Resumes to Aspen View Human Resources in Microsoft Word or PDF format by June 22. 2018.

We appreciate interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Human Resources
Aspen View Public School Division No. 78
E‐Mail – careers@aspenview.org