This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit in Iqaluit only.
Reporting to the School Principal, the Ilinniarvimmi Inuusiliriji is the community resource person and student advocate who supports, promotes, and involves students, parents, and the community as partners in Education. Providing counselling and guidance to students, promotes the relevance of education in the community and fosters mutual understanding between the community and the school leading to self-fulfillment and success in life.
The Ilinniarvimmi Inuusiliriji works in assisting in facilitating communication links, support students, assist the school team, promoting the values of Education, fostering healthy lifestyles, administration duties, demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.
Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, possessing a patient, caring, student-centered attitude, ability to work as a member of a cooperative team, self-directed- organizing and scheduling own work, and keeping shared information confidential is required.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Adult Basic Education (ABE) equivalent to Grade 12 or higher, Ilinniarvimmi Inuusiliriji training program/certificate, First Aid certificate, Non-violent Crisis Intervention certificate, and ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training); plus experience volunteering in a school environment or mentoring and leading school aged youth.
Proficiency in Inuktitut is required for this position.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.