Mi'kmaw Language Coordinator


We are a unified team of chiefs, staff and educators who advocate on behalf of and represent the educational interest of our communities, and we protect the education and Mi’kmaw language rights of the Mi’kmaw people.

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey is currently seeking applicants for the position of Mi’kmaw Language Coordinator. This position will be based out of Membertou, N.S.

The role of the Coordinator is to encourage and promote Mi’kmaw best practices and approaches, while building capacity and providing access to relevant and quality material to institutions in member communities. The incumbent will lead research into selected topics to ensure that teachers are using up to date materials and resources for their interactions with students. In addition, manage the maintenance and development of the Mi’kmaw dictionary.

Qualified applicants will be fluent in Mi’kmaw (oral, reading, writing) and English, with a B.Ed. (or equivalent), and two years’ experience in teaching or as a project lead, or similar related experience. A teachers’ license is required (candidates without a teaching license with significant experience in curriculum development may be considered). A full job description and complete requirements may be found at the link below. Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, a current resume including three work related references to

http://kinu.bamboohr.com/jobs Candidates who wish to submit their application in Mi’kmaw are encouraged to do so.

Term of Employment: Full-time, permanent

Interview: Portions of the interview will be in Mi’kmaw and may include a writing test.

Anticipated start date: November 2018

Deadline for application: October 11, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

If you have questions, contact Justine Paul at 902-567-0336, x 5610 or e-mail Justine@kinu.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Competition Document(s): 

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