Literacy Consultant


Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Education

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

Date Posted: 10/25/2019
Expiration Date: 11/15/2019

Employment Opportunity


Literacy Consultant - Employment Opportunity

MLTC Education is seeking a highly motivated dynamic individual to join as Literacy Consultant. 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 include, but are not limited to:

 

Projects Collaboration:

·         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

PD Delivery

·         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.

 


 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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:

o   Assessment for Learning Model (triangulation of evidence)

§  Diagnostic Assessments (F&P), Formative Assessments (in-house tracking) and Summative Assessments

o   Microsoft Office

o   MLTC Common Report Card

o   Maplewood

o   Google Suite

o   Experience working with the concepts of Data Driven Instruction, Understanding by Design, and Differentiated Instruction

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 list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

 


Human Resources Department


8003 Flying Dust Reserve

MEADOW LAKE, SK   S9X 1T8

Email: hrdepartment@mltc.net

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

 

For more information, please contact Cheryle Herman, Superintendent of Education @ 306-236-5654 or visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net.

 

Deadline for applications: November 15th, 2019.

           

MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

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