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Field Placement Coordinator/Instructor Kenanow Faculty of Education

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 24, 2019
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North (UCN)
Salary $31.40 to $46.64 - Per Hour
Location The Pas, MB
Category Coordinator
Client University College of the North
Contact Information

Field Placement Coordinator/Instructor Kenanow Faculty of Education

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: This position will be responsible for setting up four pre-service field placements for the Kenanow Bachelor of Education Program in and around The Pas. The successful candidate will teach seminars on pre-professional topics and serve as one of the supervising instructors for Field Placement on-load. The successful candidate will work with school divisions, First Nations education authorities and other appropriate organizations to establish appropriate field placement opportunities for as many as 60 pre-service teachers. This position may extend to assisting in Thompson as well as The Pas.


  • Bachelor of Education with a permanent Manitoba Teaching Certificate (or equivalent from another jurisdiction)
  • Minimum of five years’ teaching experience in First Nations or public schools (K-12) (may consider less)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience supervising staff as a resource teacher (EAs), school administrator or education director (may consider less)
  • Demonstrated creative and culturally-relevant instructional practices within an Indigenous perspective; ability to learn from and work with Elders and traditional knowledge keepers
  • Experience observing and evaluating student teachers
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Effective organizational and management skills
  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills
  • Understanding of the role of pre-service and emerging teacher candidates
  • Ability to manage program delivery in multiple sites with attention to detail and academic integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Indigenous culture


  • The ability to speak an Indigenous language
  • Post-baccalaureate certificate or diploma in educational administration, special education or curriculum
  • Experience teaching in a post-secondary education setting
  • Experience working with Indigenous education organizations
  • Educational leadership in the public school system with new and emerging teachers
  • Experience in the public school system mentoring new teachers

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Ability to travel across the province to remote and rural communities as needed

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application. Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 19-053
Closing Date: July 12, 2019; however, will remain open until filled
Salary Range: $31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

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