Career Opportunities

School Teacher

Department:              Education
Reports to:                 Director of Education

Maupltuewey Kina'matno'kuom is seeking applicants for various teaching positions at the elementary to Grade 8 school level for the upcoming School Year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Lectures, demonstrates and uses audiovisual teaching aids to present subject matter to class.
  • Prepares, administers, and corrects tests, and records results.
  • Assigns lessons, corrects papers and hears oral presentations.
  • Teaches rules of conduct.
  • Maintains order in classroom and on playground.
  • Counsels pupils when adjustment and academic problems arise.
  • Discusses pupils’ academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents.
  • Keeps attendance and grade records as required by the school.
  • Coordinates class field trips.
  • Maintain positive relationships with Membertou’s Internal and External Customers, ensuring transactions or information received on behalf of the Band and/or its members are kept confidential.
  • Maintain and improve Membertou’s Quality Management System as it relates to job related duties and/or department.
  • Other department related duties as required by the Director.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Preference given to Aboriginal peoples in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Resumes with Cover Letters can be submitted to:

Membertou Human Resources Department
Attention: April Michael
111 Membertou Street
Membertou, NS   B1S 2M9   

Or via email to:  jobs@membertou.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:          July 21, 2017

Student Support Worker

Department:              Education
Reports to:                 Director of Education

Membertou is seeking the services of an energetic, enthusiastic, creative, and hardworking individual to fill the position of the Student Support Worker.  This position will cover all students from elementary to high school.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Elementary:

  • Liaison between parent, students and school.
  • Provide counseling and support in the various areas: educational goals, career aspirations, personal/counseling.
  • Provide praise and encouragement.
  • Build on students’ self-esteem.
  • Continually meet with parents as required.

Junior High:

  • Counseling duties as per job description:   Educational problems, needs and requirements.
  • Educational goals:  attendance, classroom and personal problems.
  • Liaison between parent, student and school.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with other school liaison workers.
  • Must be actively involved in school activities (this encourages our students to do so)
  • Constantly provide support, praise and encouragement.
  • Help students learn to accept responsibility for his/her own actions.
  • Encourage respect for school and classroom setting.
  • Listen to students; encourage students to speak out.
  • Meet with parents when required.

High School: 

  • Counseling duties as per job description including:   Education problems, needs and requirements.
  • Educational goals:   attendance, classroom and personal problems.
  • Liaison between parent, student and school.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with other school liaison workers.
  • Must be actively involved in school activities (this encourages our students to do so)
  • Constantly provide support, praise and encouragement.
  • Help students learn to accept responsibility for his/her own actions.
  • Encourage respect for school and classroom setting.
  • Listen to students; encourage students to speak out.
  • Meet with parents when required.
  • More time spent on academic course selection.
  • Career and personal counseling.
  • Work closely with teachers and staff.
  • Assist students in any way possible.

Qualifications:

  • A post-secondary degree.
  • A minimum of 2 years working with students.
  • An updated criminal record check and a child abuse registry check is required.
  • Must be competent in completing reports, writing proposal & speaking in public.
  • Knowledge of computers and internet is essential.
  • Must be flexible as evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Preference given to Aboriginal peoples in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

 Resumes with Cover Letters can be submitted to:

Membertou Human Resources Department
Attention: April Michael
111 Membertou Street
Membertou, NS   B1S 2M9   

Or via email to:  jobs@membertou.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:          July 21, 2017