Join us to make a lasting impact!
The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) is currently looking for a dedicated, energetic and organized Coordinator, BCTEA Curriculum to join our hard working team who work collaboratively and diligently to improve education for all First Nations students in BC. Since 1992, FNESC, led by a strong and diverse board of over 125 First Nations community representatives, has worked in partnership with the First Nations School Association (FNSA), and the Indigenous Adult Higher Learning Association (IAHLA). Communications, research, partnership-building, resource development and advocacy are all part of the work we do to advance issues in First Nations education.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supporting curriculum and exam commitments under BCTEA;
Keeping abreast of developments with BC First Nations, education partners, government agencies, boards, provincial and national working groups, political bodies and other education stakeholders. Conducting research in areas of curriculum, graduation requirements, provincial exams and assessments and other key areas;
As directed, managing and consulting with the Ministry of Education and related Ministries regarding proposed changes to provincial educational policy, legislation or standards that materially affect programs, assessments, graduation requirements, exams, or curriculum offered by FNESC or First Nations Schools;
Developing and supporting implementation of First Peoples’ curriculum and resources;
Working to increase enrollment in EFP 10, 11, 12 and BCFPS 12;
We encourage you to apply if you want to join an organization that makes a difference and possess the following:
A Professional Teaching Certificate;
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with or in BC schools and demonstrated experience and expertise in curriculum development and standards;
Proven experience in a leadership role in educational initiatives;
Valid driver's licence and a satisfactory criminal records check;
Comprehensive understanding of First Nations education issues and First Nations issues in British Columbia;
Thorough knowledge of the latest trends and techniques in curriculum development and standards.
We offer full-time meaningful work in a professional, friendly, and respectful office environment which is easily accessible by transit and right next door to Park Royal Mall. We enjoy having occasional lunches together as a team – pizza is one of our favourites. Our benefits and pension plans are above average, as is our vacation entitlement. We also offer professional development and a health and wellness subsidy for all of our employees.
This is a full-time position with most of the work being done between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. However, the nature of this position is such that occasional work outside of those hours, including weekend work, may be required.
The salary for this position is $68,000.00 per year.
We thank everyone who applies for their interest in FNESC. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are only able to respond to those applicants who are selected for an interview. We cannot respond to telephone or email inquiries.
If what we have to offer fits what you’re looking for, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org