Alberta Education provides leadership, direction, and oversight in the development and delivery of an innovative, collaborative, student-centered education system. We support students, parents, teachers and administrators from Early Childhood Services (ECS) through Grade 12.
Alberta Education works to ensure all students in Alberta are knowledgeable, understanding and respectful of the rich diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit and is committed to improving education experiences and creating opportunities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.
The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Curriculum Branch supports the advancement of Education for Reconciliation through the inclusion of First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives and experiences, in historical and contemporary contexts, throughout Alberta Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K–12) curriculum. The branch provides leadership in the implementation of K–12 curricula and supports for teachers addressing First Nations, Métis and Inuit content and perspectives. The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Curriculum Branch works closely with other branches across the Curriculum Division and department, other ministries, and with First Nations, Métis and Inuit Elders, Knowledge Keepers and educators to enhance curriculum and support K–12 Indigenous language and culture programs.
Share your talent, leadership and success as you shape the future of education in Alberta.
This role will be from approximately September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2020 with possibility for extension. The service days per your collective agreement will be honoured, but there will be no guarantee of alignment with your school authority's natural breaks.
We are seeking a strong educator with a background in First Nations, Métis and Inuit education in Grades 5 to 12 curriculum for a secondment opportunity for up to three years. A background in curriculum theory and experience with program development in Wellness (Health and Physical Education) would be an asset. You will establish and maintain strong communication and working relationships with key partners, clients and stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate information flow and identification of issues. You will provide curriculum expertise, leadership and collaborate as part of the development and implementation of future programs of study.
This position requires understanding and knowledge of the diverse First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives, experiences, cultures, protocols, histories and ways of knowing and the implications for curriculum development and implementation. Knowledge and wisdom are gained and shared through interactions with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities.
Closing Date: July 24, 2018
Ensure your cover letter and resume include the interchange competition number. If you are a school board applicant, you are encouraged to notify your jurisdiction of the possibility of interchange upon an interview request.
In order to be considered for this interchange opportunity candidates must be in a continuous contract with their school board and/or home employer.
Send your application by e-mail: EDC.InterchangeProgram@gov.ab.ca
If you have any questions about applying, please contact our Human Resource Office at 780-427-6144 or email at EDC.InterchangeProgram@gov.ab.ca
NOTE: If you are already in an interchange agreement with Alberta Education, please be aware that interchange opportunities are not available to individuals who have already completed three consecutive years with Education without a break in service. Applicants may be considered for other opportunities in Alberta Education.