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Curriculum and Resource Developer K-12

Posted: June 6, 2019

The Role

The Curriculum and Resource Developer is responsible for researching, developing and implementing Alberta Métis teaching and learning resources. This includes participating in meetings, working collaboratively with educational stakeholders, and representing RLI as needed for the purposes of community engagement, validating resources, and advancing knowledge of Métis in Alberta schools.

Position Status:Full Time (40 hrs per week)

Key Responsibilities

  • Research, develop and implement Alberta Métis teaching and learning resources, including classroom implementation strategies and lesson plans for K-12.
  • Research, apply and demonstrate teaching and learning practices reflective of Métis cultural imperatives, ways of knowing, being and doing.
  • Develop and deliver facilitator training for all Alberta School Board Associations and education stakeholders using the newly developed foundational knowledge resources.
  • Participate in meetings and committees with education stakeholders as required.
  • Work collaboratively with RLI, the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and MNA affiliates’ staff in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Develop and upload resources and content to the RLI online learning Moodle site.
  • Participate in community engagement events as needed and provide updates to an audience that may not be versed in current educational practices or discourses.

To Fit the Role

Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of Métis ways of knowing, being and doing (culture, traditions, language as well as historical and contemporary issues).
  • Proficiency in understanding and developing foundational knowledge documents is essential.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with people from various contexts including community members and governmental officials.
  • Superior written communication skills; ability to write curriculum, lesson plans and content.
  • Working knowledge of technological tools and ability to incorporate them into daily work activities is essential.
  • Participation in existing Curriculum Working Groups an asset as is familiarity with the new provincial curriculum currently under development. Capacity to develop lesson plans appropriate for diverse learners that ensures skill transfer.
  • Have an above average understanding of foundational knowledge document development for teaching and learning.
  • Adaptability to work with various learner styles and needs in a collegiate environment.
  • Flexibility to work with individuals in a wide range of cultural, political and work environments.
  • Effective time and project management skills.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Education with 3 – 5 years teaching experience, or equivalent related experience and education will be considered.
  • Masters of Education degree and extensive knowledge in developing and delivering educational resources is an asset.
  • Experience with online learning tools and the Moodle platform is considered an asset.

Other Requirements

  • Valid drivers’ license and ability to travel extensively throughout Alberta.

Location

Rupertsland Institute, Edmonton, AB

Application Deadline

June 21, 2019

Application Procedure

To apply, please send your resume to employment@rupertsland.org no later than June 21, 2019, quoting job CRD-K12.

Rupertsland Institute thanks all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.