Land Based Learning Education Manager
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are seeking a passionate Land Based Learning Education Manager who is organized and looking for an enriching experience to be part of the new school team. The Land-Based Learning Education Manager will be responsible for assisting in facilitating the selection and implementation of a FMFN Culture and Land Based Education model. This individual must be able to interact with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient. This is a full-time contract position reporting directly to the Principal of Elsie Fabian School, located in Fort McKay, AB.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Elsie Fabian School
ABOUT ELSIE FABIAN SCHOOL
The Elsie Fabian School opened its doors September of 2022 and we are looking for dynamic and passionate Educators who love Northern Living to join the team! The school incorporates both the Dene and Cree Language, culture, and Land-Based Education where students learn about their rich local history. Fort McKay is looking for talented educators who practice and believe that the well-being of the child is at the center of everything; this is the shared practice and belief of the Fort McKay elders, parents and community members.
The foundation of the Elsie Fabian School is engagement in teaching and learning, parents and community, culture and traditions, and a school environment based on the principles of love, responsibility, respect, listening, nurturing, relationships, humility and learning. Join us and be apart of the Fort McKay community - a Nation that is committed to advancing quality education for all First Nations learners by connecting to land and honouring our languages.
ABOUT FORT MCKAY
The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is composed of over 800 band members, including those of Cree and Dene heritage, with approximately 400 members residing in the hamlet of Fort McKay — a community located approximately 65 km north of Fort McMurray. Fort McKay offers the best of both worlds: remote northern life for the nature lover and proximity to a large city of about 70,000 people with all the amenities you need.