EDUCATION MANAGER

HOURS OF WORK: FULL-TIME, PERMANENT (35 HRS/WEEK)
REPORTS TO:
BAND MANAGER

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Education Manager will be accountable to the Band Manager and will be responsible for the operation and management of all services that fall under the Tsawout Education Department.  This includes the Tsawout Learning House, Head Start Program, Language Nest, and works closely with the Employment Program which includes proposal driven programs through Service Canada (Skills Development) and partnerships with public post-secondary institutions.

The Manager will be expected to address staff capacity, implement education/training programs for community members focused on completion of school education, and preparation for post-secondary education and training and employment. The Manager is required to work in collaboration with WSANEC School Board to address student supports and programs.

The position requires operational and planning oversight of all education support services, delivery of strategies, managing the department finances and human resources up to 40 people.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, or a BA or advanced degree and equivalent coursework in Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Governance, Education, Child & Youth.
  • Bachelor’s (Required); Master’s Degree is an asset (but not required).

Experience:

  • At least 2 years in similar role.
  • Early Childhood and education/employment training programs.
  • Coaching experience.
  • Supervisory experience.

BENEFITS:  

Eligible after a 3 month probationary period.

DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2021 (4:00 PM)

HOW TO APPLY

Apply Now Online

OR

Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to:

Cathy Webster
Governance/HR Support Manager
Tsawout First Nation
7728 Tetayut Rd. Saanichton, BC
V8M 2C3

Email: cwebster@tsawout.ca
Phone: (250) 652-9101 ext. 304
Fax: (250) 652-9114

Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.