Student Achievement Officer

Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
Sioux Lookout, ON

NNEC is a non-profit educational organization. Under the
direction of the Sioux Lookout District Chiefs, NNEC delivers
secondary and post-secondary education programs and
services for First nations people. NNEC operates Pelican
Falls First Nations High School, Pelican Falls Centre, Pelican
Falls Wellness Centre, Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School,
Wahsa Distance Education Centre and has offices in Lac Seul
(head office) Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay. NNEC welcome
applications for the following position:
Pelican Falls First Nations High School, Sioux Lookout, ON
• Provide expertise, leadership and support to improve student literacy and numeracy achievement by designing, developing and implementing Student
Achievement Division initiatives (e.g. OFP, SIM, SEF, SWST, FNMI-CI, CIL-M etc.)
• Work cooperatively with partners to build and provide information and clarification regarding Ministry of Education policies, programs, research, resources
and strategies.
• Must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers;
• Have teaching and leadership experience in Ontario or First Nations Secondary school and board setting;
• Have a deep understanding of content knowledge for teaching mathematics and have facilitated math-focused professional learning opportunities
• Have a deep understanding of effective literacy and language acquisition, including differentiated instruction and effective supports for English Language
learners and students with special education needs;
• Have experience implementing culturally responsive pedagogy, including a deep understanding of First Nation, Metis and Inuit histories,
cultures and perspectives.
• Have a deep knowledge of assessment for / as / of learning, pedagogical documentation, gap-closing and personalized strategies.
• Willing to travel to First Nation communities in small aircraft;
• Fluency in one of the Sioux Lookout District dialects an asset but not essential must be committed to the advancement of First Nations people; and
• Must be self motivated, organized and able to work as a team member and independently;
NNEC thanks all applicants in advance however only those
selected for an interview will be contacted. NNEC requires a
Criminal Record Check and/or a Vulnerable Sector Check for
all positions. These positions are open until filled.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and three references
(with written permission for NNEC to contact them) to Human
Resources, NNEC Head Office, fax (807) 582-3865 or by email