Mission Public Schools - Career Opportunity 

Indigenous Liaison Worker

We acknowledge that our school district community is on the unceded, ancestral territory of the Stó:lo people and we benefit from local knowledge keepers and thriving Indigenous communities.

Mission Public Schools is dedicated to providing our students with an educational environment that nurtures the development of an Educated Citizen.  Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley, Mission is a vibrant and diverse community with over 6200 students and 850 employees. We are committed to providing a safe, equitable, and inclusive educational system for all students in our thirteen urban and rural elementary schools, two middle schools, one secondary school, distributed learning centre, alternative learning centre, and vocational and technical college. 

  

In accordance with Article 10 of the Collective Agreement the following position is open for application.  This is a temporary position, effective immediately. 

 

SUMMARY
This is work of a support nature working under the general direction of the District Principal Indigenous Education and under the daily supervision of the school based administration. The Indigenous Liaison Worker provides assistance and support to aboriginal students. The Liaison worker will be expected to work as part of the Siwal Si’wes – Indigenous Department.
 
Depending upon the nature of the student’s needs, the emphasis of the job responsibility will focus on providing a liaison between the home and school for indigenous students, in addition to academic assistance and tutoring from a culturally based perspective and cultural support.
 
Initially, the type and style of assistance and assignments are discussed with the District Principal but as the Liaison Worker becomes familiar with materials, students and program resources, some independence of judgement is exercised, within established guidelines.
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

35 hours per week 

Wages as per collective agreement:  Currently $29.17/hour

Note:  A Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check will be required from the successful applicant, with a review every five (5) years.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application package which should include the following:

The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted.