Métis Educational Student and Family Advocate

The Greater Victoria School District provides public educational services to over 20,000 students in the Greater Victoria Area, encompassing six municipalities.  To provide this service, the District has a current operating budget of $208 million and employs approximately 3,500 staff; which includes, teachers, administrators, support staff, psychologists, speech and language pathologists and exempt managerial staff.

The Métis Educational Student and Family Advocate will advocate and provide cultural and holistic support, resources and initiatives for Métis students in our schools, Nations and communities. They will collaborate with schools on initiatives that seek to build culturally supportive relationships and provide access to resources in order to promote understanding of Métis history.

 Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Indigenous Education Department, Greater Victoria School District No. 61:   Shelly Niemi 250-475-4130.

 Qualifications and Experience:

Preference will be given to applicants of Métis ancestry.

Please Note:  As this position is itinerant, the successful applicant must have a car and a valid BC driver’s license.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit the following information to the Human Resource Services Department:

For a detailed job description, please click here.

Submit applications to:
Greater Victoria School District #61
Human Resource Services
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC V8W 2R1
Email: hrs@sd61.bc.ca

Closing date:  July 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

The School District thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.