Education Specialist (Salmon River)

Job Closing: Sep 22, 2017

Division:  Education, Johnson O'Malley

Job Code:  25-3999

Status:  Full-time (September - June), non-exempt

Location:  Salmon River Central School District

SUMMARY:  The Education Specialist will be responsible for assisting organizing educational cultural programming for Tribally-enrolled students within the Salmon River Central School District in grades 6-8. They will also assist their partner Education Specialist in tutorial and career services in the areas of Math, Science, English, Global Studies and History.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Plans course content and method of tutorial instruction specific to the youth in need.
  • Assist with study skills and strategies such as note taking, preparing for exams, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Attend SRC staff meetings, Title VII Staff meetings as well as meetings with other programs that service our target schools as scheduled. Create a good working relationship with teachers, school personnel, Guidance department, students and parents.
  • Provide a positive and safe environment and support students, teachers, and staff of the school.
  • Professional behavior in the classroom and with students, teachers, and staff.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and final reports as needed by the JOM program.
  • Reporting should include list of students, completed needs assessment, grade, subjects, progress reports, concerns and/or accomplishment and recommendations.
  • Keep daily log of attendance and progress reports for each JOM student.
  • Assist with school staff in planning and implementing activities, such as Native American Day celebration or other Native events scheduled.
  • Assist and work with other programs in order to better serve our student population.
  • Plan, implement and keep records for and recommend students for Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance Incentives Program.
  • Chaperone and supervise students on various JOM field trips and/or activities.
  • Provide career exploration, career exposure, and college readiness for grades 6-8.
  • Provide support to the guidance department and offer services that will assist students in their college planning. These duties will include planning and implementing college trips for junior high students, developing study habits, and cultural programming.
  • Plan and implement culturally enriching activities within the classroom
  • Plan and implement culturally enriching trips in surrounding Haudenosaunee territories

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: To represent the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Education Division and the Johnson O’Malley Program & Title VII Program. Responsible for supervision of students in the classroom and while chaperoning field trips.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Preferred Associates degree (A. A.) from two-year College or a two-year Certificate Program or four-year degree in related field with experience working with Native American students in a related field and related experience in a supervisory position     
  • Must have knowledge of Haudenosaunee culture and history.
  • Must be willing to travel and work evenings and weekends.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:Strong oral and written communication skills required. Must have excellent computer skills including word and excel for reporting and staffing payroll purposes.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to human.resources@srmt-nsn.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks.  Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.

NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.

DRUG TESTING POLICY

The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.

BACKGROUND CHECK

Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.

ELIGIBILITY LIST

A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.

INTERVIEW

Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.