The numeracy coach will be responsible for overseeing the assessment of students in two of our K-12 schools: Kipohtakaw School (Alexander First Nation) and Alexis Nakota Sioux School (Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation). The incumbent will provide professional advice regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment to our school teachers. The Numeracy Coach will work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, and the K-12 Education Support Services (ESS) team to improve student achievement in numeracy. The Numeracy Coach will advise on appropriate school-based supports for teachers as they implement effective numeracy instruction and assessment practices. In addition to optimism, a coach must be able to communicate effectively with teachers: listening to individual needs, offering ideas, and making suggestions for improvement. This position will require additional duties in support of school improvement and success. Knowledge of Cree and/or Stoney cultures is an asset.


Applicants should possess the following education and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Education, valid Alberta Teaching certificate or eligibility
  • Specialized knowledge in numeracy assessments and identifying gaps, and the ability to provide recommendations for addressing the gaps through coaching, collaboration, evaluation, and instructional strategies
  • Minimum 5 years of successful K-12 classroom teaching experience
  • Applicant should be task oriented, self-motivated, and energetic, and possess strong teamwork skills 
  • Familiarity with First Nations customs, practices, and values
  • Knowledge of the Cree, Stoney, and/or Ojibway cultures is an asset

Summary of duties:
  • Support classroom teachers in implementation of the school's math program
  • Assist with selection and development of the school's math program
  • Serve as a resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions
  • Prepare reports and records as directed
  • Meet regularly with YTC K-12 ESS team to provide updates and coordinate services provided to schools
Working conditions:

Our offices are located in Edmonton. Extensive travel to the member First Nation communities as required and/or requested.

Work schedule is dictated by the YTC K-12 ESS Director in accordance with project funding and agreement compliance.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants please send cover letter, resume, and three (3) reference letters to:

e: Joy Sandy, Human Resources

f: Att: Joy Sandy

m: Joy Sandy
#340, 17304 105 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1G4

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