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Bimose translates from the Anishinaabe word ‘to walk’.  Our company uses this as a reminder to always walk with our Member First Nations.


  • JOB CLOSING DATE: December 1, 2021 4:00 pm

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Education Assistant

SUMMARY:

The Kiizhik Education Corporation Team is growing and looking to hire an Education Assistant. Under the direct supervision of the School Principal and working directly with the teacher(s), the Education Assistant will reinforce prepared lessons/routines to children or groups of children. they will also participate, in conjunction with the teacher in instructing the student(s).

Duties:

  • Provide support to the students at Gaagagekiizhik Elementary School and/or Bimose Community High School at all Grade levels.
  • Assist students individually or in groups in completing teacher prepared lessons and routines
  • Assist with supervision of students in classroom as well as outdoor supervision
  • Monitor student progress and identify problematic areas
  • Liaise with parents/guardians, professional staff, and other agencies
  • Encourage positive role model behavior designed to instill pride, self-esteem and cultural identity for Anishinaabe students.
  • Possess the ability to establish and maintain appropriate working rapport with others
  • Possess the ability to deal with conflict, mediate, and problem solve

Qualifications:

  • Grade twelve diploma or equivalent certification
  • Classroom Assistant Certificate/Early Childhood Diploma/Social Services Diploma or commitment to obtain
  • 1 year related work experience would be an asset
  • Strong communication, English, and mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabemowin, culture, and traditions and assets
  • A clean criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.
  • Possess the ability to manage a reasonable workload; effective priority-setting and follow-up



How to Apply

  • Fill out the form below to submit your cover letter and resumé (preferred method).
  • Fax your resumé and cover letter to 807.468.3908.
  • Drop a paper copy of your cover letter and resumé to the following address:
    Bimose Tribal Council Inc.
    Attention: Human Resources
    598 Lakeview Drive
    Kenora, ON P9N 3P7

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