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

Job Location:
Winnipeg
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

Authority

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

Purpose

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.

Qualifications

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: hr@mfnerc.com | 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.

 

Please visit our website at www.mfnerc.com

 

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