Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible
Closes: May 25, 2022
Starting Salary: $58,500 – $70,750, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $76,060 [2022 Rates]
All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing.
What We Offer
As an employer, the Métis Nation of Ontario offers a collaborative work environment with competitive salary.
Further, contract employees benefit from:
- Optional pension plan,
- 4% vacation pay,
- Annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January,
- 16 paid public and employer holidays,
- Early closures on long weekends,
- 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave),
- Employee Assistance Plan, and
- Telemedicine plan.
- Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms.
Under the direction of the Manager, Métis Language Initiatives, the purpose of the Language Curriculum and Resource Advisor is to provide guidance and support within the branch and community with respect to Métis language initiatives in the province of Ontario. This role will be engaged in curriculum and resource development that supports Métis language initiatives in the province of Ontario.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Create and facilitate the development, revision, implementation and continuous updating and improvement of Métis focused curricula and educational resources.
- Review and evaluate the effectiveness of Métis language content inclusion in curricula across all fields of education (Junior Kindergarten to Post-Secondary).
- Identify gaps in curricula and/or resources as it relates to Métis language, history, and culture.
- Ensures Métis perspectives, pedagogy and world views are included throughout the JK-Post-Secondary curricula.
- Research to find appropriate resources and curricula to improve the quality of Métis language content for all students in Early Years to Post-Secondary classrooms and learning environments.
- Review and assess books and other instructional materials and develop recommended Métis language resource lists.
- Lead the development and implementation of a variety of working groups (e.g., Métis teachers and educators, Métis knowledge holders, consultants, etc.) focused on the review and development of Métis language curricula and educational resources.
- Promotes effective communications and public relations and works in co-operation with internal and external staff, management, vendors, contractors, and other government agencies.
- Provide continuous and consistent feedback on Métis language content to external contractors (e.g., content developers, reviewers) to ensure high-quality products.
- Collaborate with key stakeholders (e.g., Ministry of Education, educational partners, etc.) to recommend potential solutions to consider for addressing any gaps in language curricula and resources.
- In consultation with the Manager, Métis Language Initiatives, and other key program stakeholders, develops an annual language curricula and resource plan.
- Responsible to assist with the delivery of the Métis Language Culture Camps where required.
- Work in partnership with the MNO Communications Branch on design, layout, and development of educational resources.
- Conduct program and project evaluation, using a variety of research and evaluation tools
- Utilize specialized Métis language knowledge to meet program, Branch, and organizational needs.
- Promote, track, and measure compliance with program funding requirements by creating and implementing appropriate data collection, reporting, and/or recordkeeping processes
- Other reasonable duties as may be assigned.
- Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
- Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture.
- Completion of post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- High level of knowledge of Ontario Métis language, culture, and history.
- A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment.
- Advanced communications skills, both written and verbal.
- Strong research and analytical skills.
- Strong project coordination, including the design and implementation of project work-plans.
- Superior organization skills.
- Highly detail oriented.
- Demonstrated ability to manage competing demands and assess changing priorities.
- Demonstrated ability to assess situations and problem-solve independently.
- Demonstrated ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision.
- Demonstrated experience in a related field
Positions at the MNO may require the following:
- Current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain
- Completion and maintenance of Vulnerable Sector Verification
- A reliable vehicle (or ability to rent), driver’s licence, $1,000,000 liability insurance, and a clean driving record
- Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary
- Ability to occasionally travel within Ontario for limited periods of time
- Completion of a Bachelor of Education or Master of Education degree.
- Ontario College of Teachers designation
- Extensive knowledge of Métis language, history, and culture and has previous experience in educational settings developing Métis-specific resources.
- Knowledge of Métis-specific languages and broader Indigenous policy and research, key challenges, and programs.
- 2 years or more experience in a similar/comparable role.
- Demonstrated ability to write high quality evidence and data-based reports and professional presentations.
- Demonstrated ability in curriculum writing and/or instructional design.
- Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire and expand knowledge and to be flexible in a demanding and dynamic environment.
- Previous experience in reading and implementing curriculum or other ministry related documents within learning environments.
Who We Are
In 1993, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) was established through the will of Métis people and Métis communities coming together throughout Ontario to create a Métis-specific governance structure and vision, encapsulated in the Statement of Prime Purpose. Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario represents over 25,000 Métis citizens.
The MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Community Wellbeing; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ offices and community spaces across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 350 staff across the province.
The Métis Nation of Ontario commits to providing accommodation as required by the Ontario Human Rights Act, unless to do so would cause undue hardship. Accommodations will be provided in accordance with the principles of dignity, individualization, and inclusion. The Métis Nation of Ontario will work cooperatively and in the spirit of respect with all partners in the accommodation process. These accommodations will extend to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and selection.
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Please note, all employees, regardless of role or location, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless the employee has a valid medical exemption. This condition of employment is effective for all employees, full or part-time, permanent or contract, whether working remotely or not, as of November 1, 2021.