TEACHER CONSULTANT – INDIGENOUS EDUCATION EQUITY IN ACTION

This is a Continuing position with a three-year term with the possibility of renewal. The Teacher Consultant for the Indigenous Equity in Action Scan takes a leadership role in the Ministry of Education’s Equity in Action process and guides the implementation of the recommendations for the June 2022 Equity Scan Report. The Teacher Consultant for the Equity in Action Scan works as a member of both the Indigenous Success Team and the Teacher Consultant Team and is expected to collaborate with others in the department as well as with other district staff. The teacher coordinates the Equity in Action Advisory Committee (formerly the AEEA Committee), the k???m?y??m raise a child initiative, supports Indigenous (First Nation, Inuit and Métis) community gatherings and Indigenous student field trips, while developing and maintaining rapport and effectively working with families, community agencies and local First Nations, and supporting teachers K -12 in professional learning. Connections with community and external organizations such as Pathways and NOIIE (Networks of Inquiry and Indigenous Education) is expected. Travel between Richmond’s schools is required. The position is an integral part of the Indigenous Success team, teacher consultant team and the Learning Services Department, and may, therefore, be involved in a wide variety of initiatives. All positions within Learning Services engage in supporting the implementation of the District's Strategic Plan, specifically Strategic Priorities 1: Inspired Learners and 2: Equity and Inclusion.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate demonstrates knowledge and understanding of inquiry, Richmond’s former Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement, current Equity Scan Report, and Indigenous history in Canada and the diversity of Indigenous cultures. Completed university coursework in Indigenous Studies is essential. The successful candidate also demonstrates knowledge and understanding of curriculum, Residential Schools and associated educational resources including pre­contact ways of being, knowing and doing, and the First Peoples Principles of Learning. Strong skills in organization, collaboration, independent leadership, time management and communication are required.

Candidates will be expected to present a portfolio that demonstrates the required competencies outlined in this posting. Preference will be given to a candidate with a Master’s Degree or specialized diploma. Preference will be given to those applicants who identify as an Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) person as part of their application.

For further information on this position, contact Marie Ratcliffe, District Administrator - Student Services.

The Richmond School District is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Our ability to provide the best education for our student population relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGTBQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to those applicants who identify as an Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Metis) person as part of their application.

We appreciate the submission of all applicants but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Employer:
School District #38 (Richmond)
Posting Date:
5/16/2022 10:52:24 AM
Location:
Richmond, British Columbia
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