Edmonton Catholic Schools Junior High Transition Coordinator Temporary in Edmonton, AB

Edmonton Catholic Schools

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Junior High Transition Coordinator
Edmonton, AB

The successful applicant’s starting salary will be based on the individual’s education, qualifications and directly related experience.*….

Edmonton Catholic Schools is a large urban school District whose mission is to provide a Catholic education that inspires students to learn and that prepares them to live fully and to serve God in one another. The District is comprised of over 42,000 students and 5,000 employees in 96 schools and other sites.

Indigenous Learning Services requires a temporary Junior High Transition Coordinator to provide assistance to First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FMNI) junior high school students, individually and in groups, to support the transition to high school. This assistance will include but not be limited to mentoring, tutoring, promoting literacy, developing leadership skills and supporting transition to high school. The job also focuses on after-school engagement, parent engagement, identification and removal of barriers to future success and facilitate career planning.

This is a temporary, full-time, Out of Scope, Level 3 position with a salary range of $46,720.00 – $58,409.00 to commence as soon as possible.

The successful applicant’s starting salary will be based on the individual’s education, qualifications and directly related experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilize the components of a profile of characteristics of potential to identify junior high students at risk of dropping out;
  • Support youth with transitioning into a new grade and/or school;
  • Establish relationships with students through modeling, mentoring, advocating and one-on-one meeting;
  • Facilitate success in the school setting by exploring their future career opportunities and goals;
  • Collaborate with a school’s existing leadership, develop a team that includes administrators, teachers, advisors, counselors, school social workers and/or any other relevant service providers;
  • Collaborate with feeder elementary schools to identify incoming at risk students;
  • Work with teachers and administrators to adapt curriculum and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of at risk students;
  • Provide support and outreach to parents/guardians of at risk students.


  • Degree or diploma in Native Studies, Education or related area, plus three years directly related experience;
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture; fluency in Cree is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of appropriate strategies for reducing behaviors that put students at risk of not graduating from high school;
  • An understanding of the multiplicity of social services available in the community to support at-risk students;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide-range of individuals;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with youth, adults, Elders and members of the community;
  • Ability to communicate cultural information to teachers and translate educational information to parents and extended families;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to be flexible, quick thinking and decisive.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent resident.

Please email a letter of interest and resume by 9:00 a.m., Monday, January 15, 2018.

Prior to employment, successful candidates will be required to submit clear Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check documents.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only applicants considered for the position will be contacted.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $46,720.00 to $58,409.00 /year

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11
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