Knowledge Keeper Coordinator

The Knowledge Keeper Coordinator will liaise with the TVDSB First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Advisor; Learning Coordinator; Learning Supervisor and the Indigenous Education Working Group, to develop a set of principles, goals and objectives in relation to N’Amerind coordinating Indigenous Knowledge Keeper visits with TVDSB schools. The Coordinator shall engage Indigenous Knowledge Keepers, as well as with local community agencies, to obtain guidance and input on the appropriate role and work of community members in schools to support Indigenous students.


- To develop and maintain a roster of area Indigenous Nation Knowledge Keepers
- The Coordinator will work in collaboration with TVDSB school staff as needed, to gain insight and direction on student learning and wellness needs that can be supported through the presence of
Indigenous Knowledge Keepers
- When appropriate and feasible, the Coordinator shall work directly within selected TVDSB schools to provide appropriate support to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students within TVDSB schools
- To provide Knowledge Keeper referral services for TVDSB schools seeking Cultural presentations and related cultural information


- Will possess an enhanced knowledge of Indigenous historical and contemporary issues including an awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with an emphasis on Indigenous social matters
- Active knowledge of area Indigenous Knowledge Keepers and Cultural resources
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
- Possesses no criminal charges/ record pertaining to offences against the vulnerable sector
- Proficiency in applicable software programs including word processing and data base programs
- Capacity to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work flexible hours
- Must possess valid driver’s license and daily access to personal transportation

Interested applicants please submit:

Cover letter
Two work related references and One-character reference Copy of relevant certificate, diploma, degree

Mail or Hand Deliver: Hiring Committee
Re: Knowledge Keeper Coordinator
N’Amerind Friendship Centre
260 Colborne Street
London, ON
N6B 2S6

Re: Knowledge Keeper Coordinator

Fax: (519) 672 0717
Attention: Hiring Committee
Re: Knowledge Keeper Coordinator


All applications will be screened based on the receipt of a COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE.
Only those contacted will be granted an interview.

A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16 (1) of the Human Rights Act is preferred.

All applicants understand and agree that by submitting a job application; at their cost, the Successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check (Level 3) as a condition of employment.

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