This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Manager of Program Implementation and Training, the Program Implementation and Training Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the effective delivery of Nunavut’s Education Program by ensuring that educators and other school staff are effectively trained to deliver and support programs and initiatives such as new policies, curriculum updates, etc. which impact them, their professional activities and the services they provide.
The Program Implementation and Training Coordinator is responsible and accountable for keeping current with education and educator development theory and sharing that information with other staff. The incumbent should understand the department’s Education Program Planning process and ensure that school staff are aware of their responsibilities and carry out their responsibilities related to delivering the Education Program. The incumbent will undertake inter-jurisdictional research and function as one of the department’s experts on training programs and in-servicing. The incumbent will design, develop and provide training programs to educators following the established training program development pathway. The incumbent will identify opportunities to improve efficiency and actively participate in committees. The Program Implementation and Training Coordinator will ensure that projects are within budgets and provide reports and Briefing Notes and perform other duties as required.
Current knowledge of school systems, structures and operations is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must have previous experience coaching and mentoring staff and be current with education and educator development theory. Strong English communication skills are required, as well as facilitator and trainer skills. Experience creating instructional material for adult training courses is required for this position. Ability to work under tight timelines and have a high degree of personal initiative and sound judgement are required for this position. The incumbent must also be capable of becoming familiar with utilizing the Department’s computerized systems and software.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Adult Education, or a related field with three (3) years of experience working as an educator in a K-12 environment, three (3) years of experience with project work at the regional/territorial level, and experience facilitating/delivering workshops targeted to educators.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.