Educational Assistant

by Nokee Kwe

Position Type: Student Job
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 30, 2021
Nokee Kwe

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Assistant, Educational Position will work in Nokee Kwe’s Native Education Centre, or from home assisting the Literacy Coordinator with one – one tutoring for adult learners.  They will have knowledge of high school level English, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science to assist the learners with their assignments.  They will act as mentors to encourage and promote further education and/or employment for the learners.

This is a Canada Summer Jobs Funded Position for a period of 16-weeks @ 37.5 hours/week.  Rate of pay is $14.25/hour.
Eligible Students must be:
(a) between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
(b) a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
(c) legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Essential Job Functions:
    • The student will work in a culturally sensitive environment and assist in the development of objectives/curriculum for new/existing learning projects.
    • The primary duty for this position is one to one tutoring
    • This requires the candidate to be comfortable aiding adult learners who may be shy about skill deficits
    • The student may be required to work from home using a variety of digital tools, including Zoom, Google Meet and other Google tools
    • Participate in cross-functional teams for the purpose of curriculum and content development.
    • Assist in the design, development, maintenance, implementation, and evaluation of current and new training materials to be used for online and classroom-based training courses.
    • Use adult learning theories of instructional design, and work with a metrics team to measure the effectiveness and relevance of instruction based on a solid understanding of recognized curriculum development processes.
    • Assist with researching, and writing, instructor-led and online workshops assigned in collaboration with subject matter experts and other teams.
    • Conduct gap analyses as required to determine that program content meets the goals of the course and is delivered in ‘plain language’
    • Ensure that service delivery content meets the needs of the community by conducting focus groups, surveys, etc. to gather information
    • Update and maintain an archive of curriculum and content materials as needed in consultation with the team
    • Use and develop skills in communications technology, specifically digital TV/Phone/camera/video/printers, and web-streaming

Educational and Experiential Requirements:

Post-Secondary graduate and/or current student in one of the following programs:
  • Education
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Social Work

Additional Knowledge Requirements:
  • Intermediate Employment Computer/Tech skills
Additional Experience/Skills/Personality:
  • Excellent customer service
  • Indigenous cultural diversity
  • Not-for-profit experience
  • Outgoing and personable
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to work well within a team setting
  • Time management/organizational/prioritizing skills
  • Social media skills

Additional “Nice to Have’s”:
  • Common Assessment Certification
  • Health and safety/WHMIS
  • Diversity training
  • Privacy training
  • First Aid and CPR

Nokee Kwe
1069 Wellington road South, Unit 104
London, ON N6E 2H6
519-671-1220 (Administration)

Deborah Armstrong; Programs Director;
Jake Martell; Education Centre Coordinator;