Early Literacy Interventionist

Location: Clearwater River Dene Nation
Program: School

Employment Terms: Other
Length of Employment: Other
Number of Positions: 1

Salary Range: $32,500.00 annually
Contact Email: michelle.bellegarde@mltc.net

Date Posted: 05/12/2017
Expiration Date: 05/26/2017

Employment Opportunity

  • Early Literacy Interventionist (ELI) – Clearwater River Dene Nation

    Employment Opportunity

    Meadow Lake Tribal Council – Education Program is now accepting applications from local members to fill the position of an Early Literacy Interventionist (ELI) – based at your local First Nation School. The ELI position is a term position based on the school year calendar, however, the ELI’s work will extend beyond school hours to allow for collaboration with parents and teachers to meet student needs. The ELI will receive support and direction from MLTC Education along with the First Nation School Principal.   



    ·        The Early Literacy Interventionist will work directly in the classrooms, in collaboration with Parents, and Teachers (Nursery/Kindergarten/Grade 1) to develop children’s oral language and learning readiness skills.

    ·         This position will also include planning and hosting literacy events for parents and caregivers.

    ·         The ELI will work directly with parents though home visits that occur beyond the school day.

    ·         The ELI will have a key role in encouraging parent participation through home visits and literacy-focused parents and caregiver events.

    ·         Ongoing training and support will be provided for this position by the MLTC Early Learning Team.  



    • Early Childhood Certificate and/or equivalent education / relevant work experience is considered an asset
    • Familiar with early childhood development and education: Saskatchewan’s Essential Learning Experiences, Kindergarten curriculum, Early Years Evaluation, Early Childhood Development, etc.
    • ·         Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with parent, caregivers and educators; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with young children.
    • ·         Willingness to engage and attend ongoing training provided by MLTC (both on site and in Meadow Lake).
    • ·         Must be willing to work with technology (such as an iPad); demonstrated knowledge in computer software applications (i.e. Microsoft Office –Word).  
    • ·     Excellent communication skills (Verbal/Written); decision making skills; professional judgment skills: and organizational/time-management skills; must be able to keep thorough notes, records, and documentation.
    • ·         Will be knowledgeable and sensitive to First Nations’ culture and beliefs; issues and barriers.
    • ·         Knowledge of local language, family environments, and personal acquaintances with parents and caregivers will be an asset to this aspect of their role.
    • ·         A member of the local community.

    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; a copy of valid driver’s license; and a contact list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


    Human Resources Department

    8003 Flying Dust Reserve


    Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

    Phone: (306) 236-5654.  Fax: (306) 236-6301


    For more information, please contact Patricia St. Denis, Assistant Superintendent of Education @ (306) 236-5654, or visit the MLTC website @ www.mltc.ca.


    Deadline:  Friday, May 26, 2017


    MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

    however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.