Employment Opportunity – Education Liaison (Union position) – All District
Competition #: 23-105R
Location: All Districts
Job type: Full time – 35 hours per week
Closing Date: February 12, 2024 @ 4:30 PM
What you’ll do in the role
- Coordinate education supports for our children and youth receiving services from our Agency.
- Gathers and analyzes information relating to the educational status of children in care, including reviewing and interpreting IEP’s.
- Collaborate with educators, Protection and Alternative Care workers, and other key partners.
- Tracks, maintains, and reports on performance measures, data indicators and work activities to support educational outcomes and to describe activity and progress.
- Designs, develops, and implements curriculum as required; including resource materials to assist Resource Parents/Educators and monitor education plans for children and youth in care in accordance with identified needs.
- Provide guidance and counsel to increase the knowledge and skills of Child Protection Workers and Alternative caregivers in the promotion of academic success and education supports.
- Provide liaison services with administrative staff, as required, with all school boards within our Agency’s district directed at the improvement of educational outcomes for children and youth in care.
- Provide counsel and assists Child Protection Workers on methods and strategies to assist in the development of specific educational supports to children and youth serviced by Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services
- Promote positive educational outcomes for children and youth.
- Provide liaison services with postsecondary institutions to support youth transitions.
- Provide consultation services to community partners of Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services to encourage and develop initiatives to improve educational outcomes for children and youth.
- Provide representation on provincial committees to support educational planning and research.
Just a few reasons to join Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services
- Opportunity to work with a dynamic team with career growth across multiple departments.
- KCFS prides itself in providing its employees with job security, competitive wages, and a safe working environment.
- Training opportunities to support your success in the role.
- A defined contribution benefit pension plan (OMERS)
- Comprehensive Health Plan including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance.
- Competitive vacation leaves
What you bring to the table
- BSW degree or diploma in Child and Youth Worker or Social Service Worker program with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working within a human service environment.
- Experience working with First Nations children and youth.
- Knowledge and linkages with the education sector to help resolve issues that may impact student learning.
- Ability to analyze situations and take appropriate action in a variety of situations.
- Ability to provide services in crisis situations, remaining calm and using good judgement.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent planning, organizational, and administrative skills.
- Must produce an acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
- A valid G Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate liability insurance is required.
Please refer to our website: www.kunuwanimano.com for posting details. A detailed job description is available upon request. Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to: [email protected], or by fax to 705-266-9122
We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants. Please self-identify.
Meegwetch to all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.