Technical Vocational Education Facilitator

Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre

Posted Oct 15, 2020 at 08:00 pm Closes Oct 29, 2020 at 08:00 pm

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The Technical Vocational Education facilitator works under the supervisory function of the

Languages and Cultures Coordination Team.


The Technical Vocational Education facilitator is responsible for coordinating all aspects of technical

vocational programming for Manitoba First Nations schools. The Technical Vocational Education

facilitator will provide an interdisciplinary approach to technology education programming and

ensure an effective delivery system that links education, technical vocational education and career


Specific Responsibilities

 Support First Nations schools with technical vocational education planning and

programming to meet the needs of students, schools and the broader community.

 Assist teachers to implement technical vocational programs in First Nations schools.

 Establish a professional learning community for technical vocational education teachers.

 Remain up to date on current labour market information and trends and be able to apply

this information in daily work.

 Lead, coordinate, organize and facilitate professional learning opportunities for teachers in

the area of instruction, curriculum and assessment related to technical/vocational

programming both in person and virtually.

 Assist First Nations schools with meeting technology education facility requirements.

 Remain up to date on current technical vocational program practices and emerging trends.

 Liaise with First Nations organizations, post-secondary institutions and other

career/workforce development organizations to increase technical vocational programming

opportunities for First Nations students’ on-reserve.

 Liaise with Manitoba Education consultants on technical vocational education programs

and tools being used throughout the province.

 Liaise with First Nation schools to identify the training requirements needed to implement

technical vocational programming in First Nation schools.

 Develop a training plan with individual First Nations schools to fill vacancies in technical

vocational education.

 Provide program coordination, expertise and consultation for initiatives in Technology

Education related to Technical-Vocational, Industrial Arts, Human Ecology and Applied

Commerce Education.

 Assist schools with curriculum supports and development in Technical Vocational,

Industrial Arts, Human Ecology and Work Placement in collaboration with the educational


 Other duties as assigned.



Education & Experience

 Bachelor of Education with specialization in one of the technical vocational education

programs and/or a Technical Vocational Teaching certificate and Red Seal Certification with

a minimum of two years experience.

 Strong understanding of the provincial technical vocational education framework and

graduation credit requirements

 Strong understanding of First Nations communities and governance structures;

 Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience in preparing presentations

and written information for various audiences;

 Ability to facilitate community or group planning;

 Outstanding interpersonal, leadership, organization and community development skills;

 Computer literate and proficient;


 Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals;

 Ability to relate to and communicate well with others;

 Ability to deal with highly confidential and sensitive matters;

 Ability to travel to First Nations throughout Manitoba

 Provide satisfactory clearance of criminal record and provincial child abuse registry checks;

 Respect the philosophy that the answers are within First Nations, each First Nation is

distinct, as well as, recognize the importance of First Nations languages and cultures.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (please state position

title applying for), along with (3) professional reference listings by October 29, 2020 at 4:30 pm


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 qualified First Nations applicants; 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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