ABOUT THE NEW SCHOOL
The Elsie Fabian School opened its doors September of 2022 and we are looking for a dynamic and passionate Education Director who loves Northern Living to join the team! The school has incorporated both the Dene and Cree Language, culture, and Land-Based Education where students learn about their rich local history. Elsie Fabian school staff 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 Indigenous learners by connecting to land and honouring our languages.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Education Director will work closely with community advisory groups to shape and mold Education Program curriculum to meet the student’s needs. As a mentor, the Director will coach teachers on how to implement courses and work closely with the FMFN Education Authority to ensure rules, laws and regulations are upheld. This is a permanent full-time salaried position reporting directly to the CEO and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly, located in Fort McKay, AB,
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.