Student Support Facilitator

Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre

Posted Nov 7, 2019 at 10:00 pm Closes Nov 21, 2019 at 10:00 pm

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The Student Support Facilitator reports to the Assistant Director of Special Education.


The Student Support Facilitator acts as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and is responsible for providing social/emotional wellness services to First Nations schools.

Specific Responsibilities

·         Lead professional development that focuses on providing social/emotional wellness services with school staff to assess student and school concerns;

·         Develop and implement a variety of interventions using  Response to Intervention (RTI); which includes, individual, small group, and school-wide supports using First Nations perspective and pratice;

·         Assess student and school concerns and develop and implement a variety of interventions consistant with treatment plans developed by the school team. This may include work with indivduals, families, group work, classroom based work, school-family mediation and networking;

·         Carry a caseload of students and their families providing direct social/emotional supports to ensure optimal functioning, particularly within the school setting;

·         Devise strategies for supporting students’ emotional and social growth;

·         Provide students with strategies and coping skills;

·         Assist with crisis intervention as needed;

·         Act as liaison between school, parent/caregiver, and community agencies;

·         Maintain proper student records and reports as per school and MFNERC requirements;

·         Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team that may include psychologist, reading clinician, special education facilitator, classroom teacher, resource teacher, parents, and school administration.


Education & Experience

·         Bachelor’s Degree or Masters Degree in Social Work and/or Education Degree with a Master’s in Counselling Education;

·         Experience in professional practice in an area relevant to First Nations children and families;

·         School related experience and knowledge of educational practice would be an asset;

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills;

·         Strong time management and organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure;

·         Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines;

·         Professional behaviors that personify strong work ethics;

·         Ability to work independently and cooperatively in an interdisciplinary team of professionals;

·         Ability to speak a First Nations Languages would be an asset;

·         Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills to work in a First Nations environment;

·         Ability to travel to First Nation communities within Manitoba; including flying to remote/isolated communities;

·         Adhere to MFNERC policies and administrative procedures with specific attention to attendance and professional ethics;

·         Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (please state position title applying for), along with (3) professional reference listings (including a most recent employer reference) by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to:


Human Resources

Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc.

2-1100 Waverley Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 3X9

Email: | Fax: 204.942.2490


We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are asked to self-declare in their resume or cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted. Successful candidates must provide satisfactory criminal and child abuse registry checks.


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