Job Posting – Located at Marathon High School: Indigenous Academic Tutor and Advocate
Pic Mobert First Nation is seeking a highly motivated, competent and dedicated individual to work under the direction of the Student Success Co-ordinator and school administrative team to assist in supporting and
mentoring to improve grades/attendance/and graduation success for Pic Mobert First Nation students attending Marathon High School.
- Assist with leading and implementing a positive atmosphere in the Cultural room at Marathon High School.
- Assist students in planning to achieve their educational goals.
- Support the needs of PMFN students on a daily basis, with a focus on student success.
- Collaborate with the Student Success Team, Guidance, parents, First Nation and school staff.
- Build networks and supports to foster success for students.
- Play a crucial role in assisting all staff to improve achievement for PMFN student.
- Help with the process of early resolution of conflict issues that might arise at the school.
- Engage the Grade 8 teacher at the on-reserve school to develop a personal transition plan for each grade 8 student.
- Provide a supportive, welcoming, safe environment for students at the high school with welcoming activities designed to integrate the students into the high school community.
- Communicate with parents/guardians, First Nation and other staff on the initiatives to support individual student success.
- Increase opportunities to share Anishinaabe cultural information with all students and staff in the high school to create a welcoming environment for the PMFN students.
- Provide academic tutoring to the PMFN students ex. including preparing for the Ontario secondary school literacy test, Grade 9 Math EQAO, etc.
- Identify and support opportunities for the PMFN students to participate in high school clubs, sports and non-academic activities
- Ontario High School Diploma or equivalent, as well as a degree or diploma in Social Work, First Nations Family Support, Education, Health Care or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience, working with and supporting youth.
- Will be familiar with First Nations Culture within our region and experience working with First Nation students.
- Experience working in a high school setting is an asset.
- Candidates should possess strong organizational skills and a willingness to be flexible and work cooperatively with others.
- A valid driver’s license is an asset.
Applications should include a resume outlining qualifications and experience to Nicole Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday September 7, 2018. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.