LLRC Literacy Consultant
MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10. The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy. As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.
- This competition is open to all applicants; and
- Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants or other Indigenous applicants who self-declare as being a First Nations person or of other Indigenous ancestry
The Literacy Consultant will be responsible for supporting and training of Literacy Catalysts and the implementation and monitoring of a renewed ELA curriculum in Grades 4-12 within the MLTC First Nation communities. This consultant will also assist ELA teachers in researching and implementing best practices in the service delivery of the ELA programs at the request of the Meadow Lake First Nation Schools. This consultant will provide classroom support and professional development to the Meadow Lake First Nation Literacy Catalysts and English Language Arts Teachers (Grades 4-12) through the MLTC Office of Education programs.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Attend regular internal meetings with Coordinators/Consultants based on the involvement in regard to the specific initiatives.
- Responsible for the implementation of school-based needs and providing long-range second-level service & delivery – modeling, co-planning, co-teaching, co-assessment.
- Responsible for timely feedback/reporting of project outcomes and successes to the Coordinator.
- Monitoring and follow-up on project timelines.
- Regular communication with designated school-based administrators and coordinators/consultants.
- Facilitation of PD presentation (provide rationale for contract requests/fee for service for PD, school-based needs and external consultants, content development, resource material preparation)
- Support for all event planning details and collaboration with team members.
Budgets & Reports
- Collaborate as a team to provide estimates for ordering of resources and PD delivery
- Responsible for submission of monthly reports and data to Coordinators.
Specific Roles & Responsibilities
- Supporting and training of school-based literacy catalysts in various instructional and assessment practices.
- Providing training and support for literacy catalysts in Tier 2 intervention (Levelled Literacy Intervention).
- Providing classroom support to English Language Arts Teachers (Gr 4-12) in monitoring and supporting the implementation of renewed ELA curriculum.
- Providing and supporting the MLTC common report card and assessment practices (Gr 4-12).
- Supporting and training Gr 4-12 teachers on differentiated instruction and assessment in ELA classrooms.
- Assisting ELA teachers in researching and implementing best practices in the delivery of ELA programs (at MLFN School request).
- Supporting the reading, writing, assessment for learning practices and other assessment projects as required.
- Provide High School course development.
- Provide cross-curricular planning supports.
- Assist with MLTC Office of Education initiatives and other duties as assigned.
It is the responsibility of all Office of Education staff to read and abide by the following MLTC documents:
- The Human Resources Policies Manual.
- The Office of Education Employee Code of Ethics.
- The Office of Education Vision and Mission Statement; the Values and Beliefs Statement.
- The Office of Education Standard Operating Procedures Manual
- The Office of Education Strategic Plans
Required Education, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Education; a Master’s Degree or commitment to begin studies in a field appropriate to the English Language Arts education.
- Saskatchewan Professional A Teachers’ Certification or the ability to obtain such standing; and a minimum of five (5) years of teaching experience.
- Experience in working with First Nations’ Schools & Communities.
- Willing to travel to the First Nation Communities; work within a team setting and independently.
- Support land, language, relationship & culture initiatives.
- Knowledge and/or willingness to obtain training to support MLTC’s initiatives including, but not limited to:
- Assessment for Learning Model (triangulation of evidence)
- Diagnostic Assessments (F&P), Formative Assessments (in-house tracking) and Summative Assessments.
- Microsoft Office
- MLTC Common Report Card
- Google Suite
- Experience working with the concepts of Data Driven Instruction, Understanding by Design, and Differentiated Instruction.
- Assessment for Learning Model (triangulation of evidence)
Demonstrated capability and performance in the areas of:
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
- Working with minimal supervision and ability to lead a team collaboratively.
- Innovative and adaptability.
- Prioritizing multiple demands.
Judgement, Independence and Client Contact:
- The Literacy Consultant will be required to sign an Oath of Confidentiality.
- The Literacy Consultant is expected to respect the confidential nature of the position. Breaching confidentiality is a serious violation of acceptable conduct and is grounds for disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
- The Literacy Consultant is expected to work independently, take initiative and be responsible for the quality of assigned worked.
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check; copy of valid driver’s license; and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:
Human Resources Department
8003 Flying Dust Reserve
MEADOW LAKE, SK S9X 1T8
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (306) 236-5654 Fax: (306) 236-1357
For more information, please contact Elizabeth Read, Superintendent of Education @ (306) 288-7800 or visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net.
Deadline: Friday, May 19, 2023
MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,
however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.