Treaty Education Lead - One year term. Extension possible based on funding


We are a unified team of chiefs, staff and educators who advocate on behalf of and represent the educational interests of our communities, and we protect the education and Mi’kmaw language rights of the Mi’kmaw people. The Board of Directors continues to further empower the Mi’kmaw nation through its youth by delivering on educational initiatives that exemplify the pride, respect and spirit of the communities we represent.

Please note that this position may be located in any of the MK communities (with the agreement of the community). Applications are therefore encouraged from all areas of the province.

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey is currently seeking applicants for the position of Treaty Education Lead. Mi’kmaq and Provincial government officials are developing specific treaty education programs and services for the education system, the provincial civil service and the broader public. The Treaty Education lead is responsible for guiding and managing this collaborative work, while growing and fostering new partnerships to allow the treaty education movement to expand.

The successful candidate will have a baccalaureate degree in a related area such as indigenous history, political science law or public administration. B.Ed. required. A graduate degree is an asset. Candidates with a different combination of formal education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and TRC Calls to Action. Fluency in Mi'kmaw is an asset.

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 Candidates who wish to submit their application in Mi’kmaw are encouraged to do so.

Term of Employment: Anticipated start date: Location:

One-year term. Extension possible, based on funding.
June 2020
The incumbent may be located in any of the MK communities in NS, subject to space availability in the community.
May 25, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Time

Deadline for application:
If you have questions, contact Justine Paul at
justine@kinu.caor (902) 567-0336, x 5610.

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