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Program Implementation & Training Coordinator 3 positions
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Manager, Program Implementation and Training, the Program Implementation & Training Coordinator(s) will be responsible for facilitating the effective delivery of Nunavut’s Education Program by ensuring that educators and other school staff are effectively trained on those programs, initiatives, policies, curriculum updates, etc., which impact them, their professional activities, and the services they provide.
Quality educator training programs are likely to contribute to enhanced educator experience with the curriculum and programs and within the Nunavut schooling system (contributing to greater retention rates), improved student achievement levels, as well as greater student and parent satisfaction with the education offered and delivered in Nunavut schools. As such, the incumbent(s) play a key role in ensuring that educators are best-equipped to deliver the curriculum established by the Minister of Education. It is through the Coordinator(s) that the Department demonstrates accountability to the Public for quality of education offered to students in Nunavut schools. As such, the Minister of Education relies on the incumbent(s) to: (a) ensure educators continue to develop their teaching skills to meet current education standards and, (b) ensure educators are kept informed of all relevant policy, program, procedural, etc. expectations set out by the Department and Government of Nunavut in their commitment to the provision of quality education.
To be considered, the ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Adult Education; 3 years experience working as an educator in a K-12 setting; 3 years proven experience with project work at the regional/territorial level and experience facilitating/delivering workshops targeted to educators. In addition, have the following competencies:
Experience: Successfully designing, developing, modifying, implementing, etc. resources and materials to enable knowledge transfer to groups with varying levels of experience; proven experience creating instructional materials for adult training courses; previous experience coaching and mentoring staff; and experience managing contractors.
Knowledge and skills: Current with education and educator development theory, adult education/learning theory, and best practices in designing training programs; skilled facilitator and trainer; and skilled project manager capable of managing a program or project budget. An understanding of community, culture-based education; and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Inuit Societal Values; and Graphic Design used in a Northern setting including computers and technology; as well as, familiarity with, or capable of becoming familiar with and effectively utilizing the Department’s computerized systems and software.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
Master Degree and Nunavut-based teaching experience will be considered as an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset. Only candidates that pass the screening test will be eligible for an oral interview.