Permanent part-time (50%) Family Liaison Worker
Prairie Valley School Division
Saskatchewan
Position Type:
Educational Assistant/Family Liaison Worker

Date Posted:
2/14/2019

Location:
Bert Fox Community High School - Fort Qu`Appelle

Date Available:
ASAP

Closing Date:
02/21/2019

Job Purpose: The Family Liaison Worker is responsible for supporting families and the school by supporting transitions and effective participation of students and parents in the school, liaising with families and First Nations communities and leaders, and bridging cultural differences to ensure all students feel a sense of place, caring and belonging in the school.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively engage with a wide range of client groups and understanding of how to deliver culturally responsive services to a diverse group of clients
Excellent problem-solving skills and solution focused interaction
Communication and reporting skills through documentation and record keeping, as well as verbal interactions
Deep knowledge of Aboriginal ancestry, culture, teachings and traditions including Métis, First Nations and Inuit

Qualifications:
Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
A minimum of 1-3 years experience working with children and youth

Working Conditions:
As per CUPE Agreement
Daily: 9:00 - 12:30, 10 months per year
To commence as soon as possible
Salary Range: $19.36 - $22.64
Regular travel between communities and schools is required using a private vehicle with employer-paid mileage

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Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should submit their application online at www.pvsd.ca/careers by midnight on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

Selection Procedure: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Prairie Valley School Division supports the principles of a representative work force and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.