Website Dokis First Nation

Position: Educational Assistant (Maternity Leave Cover)

Duration: September 2024 – June 2025

Location: Dokis First Nation

Application Deadline: June 28, 2024 at noon

Kikendawt Kinoomaadii Gamig is a vibrant and inclusive educational community committed to providing a supportive environment where every student can thrive holistically.  We value collaboration, respect and continuous learning while following the Seven Grandfather Teachings.

Position Overview

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Educational Assistant to cover a maternity leave for the upcoming school year.  The successful candidate will work closely with teachers and support staff to provide personalized assistance and support to students with diverse learning needs.

Responsibilities

  • Assist teachers in implementing individualized education plants (IEPs) and adapting learning materials for students with special needs.
  • Respect and integrate indigenous knowledge and perspectives into educational activities and interactions.
  • Provide one-n-one or small group support to students, reinforcing concepts and skills introduced by the teacher.
  • Support students in developing social skills and fostering positive relationships with peers.
  • Assist with classroom management and behavior support strategies as needed.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other educational professionals to assess student progress and adjust support strategies accordingly.

Qualifications

  • Diploma or certificate in Educational Support or related field preferred.
  • Experience working with students with diverse learning needs, including but not limited to special education or behavioral support.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting student success.
  • Strong understanding of child development and best practices in elementary education.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff an parents.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional growth and development.

Application Process

To apply for the Educational Assistant position, please submit the following documents to:

Lois Lambert – Director of Education

education@dokis.ca

  • Cover letter outlining your interest in the position and relevant experience
  • Resume highlighting your qualifications and teaching experience
  • Contact information for three (2) professional references

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.  We thank all applicants for their interest in joining Kikendawt Kinoomaadii Gamig and the Dokis First Nation community.

To apply for this job email your details to education@dokis.ca