EMPLOYER:  NNCEA                                                                       

POSITION:  Literacy Specialist, N-GR. 12

POSTED:  May 31st, 2021                                                             

CLOSING DATE:  June 11th, 2021

INTERVIEWS;    June 14-23rd, 2021                                         

START DATE:  To Be Determined


NNCEA is seeking a hire a dynamic educator to be our Literacy Specialist for our Nursery to grade 12 schools. NNCEA is celebrating 40 years of First Nations Control of its school system & you can be a part of it.  The successful candidate will be part of the service delivery team & be the leader and responsible for enhancing and strengthening the English Language Arts and Literacy programming/support in our schools.   A comprehensive approach to “closing the gap” in Literacy and utilizing best practices via early intervention, balanced literacy & professional development are some key areas.  Your knowledge, expertise in Literacy programming & working in collaboration with school administration, the literacy coaches, our classroom teachers & parents is an expectation.  The Literacy Specialist will be accountable to the Resource Program Administrator & respective Principals.


  • Minimum of an undergraduate and/or graduate degree in education with a successful, varied teaching and/or specialized training in Mathematics and school administrative experience
  • A Manitoba Teacher’s Certificate or eligibility for teacher certification in Manitoba
  • Knowledge of Nihitho/Cree language, traditions/culture, First Nations school systems/organizations in MB
  • Knowledge/skills in ICIE or FNCFNE; school system operations; educational trends in field of Math; the Manitoba Math curriculum; integration of Aboriginal perspectives, differentiation of instruction; parent education, community engagement, etc.

Valuable Assets:

  • The ability to perform all the job requirements with minimal direction in a fast-paced, unique setting.
  • Exceptional skills in:  program development; communication (oral & written); organizing; multi-tasking; use of the technology; remote learning; facilitation; inclusive education programming; supervision/delegation; assessment; team building; etc.
  • Able to take direction, model a positive work ethic and maintain confidentiality

Please send a cover letter, update resume with the names of three references to:

NNCEA @ AMEC, Nelson House, Manitoba

Phone:  204-484-2095

Fax:  204-484-2257

Email:  hrunit@nncea.ca

NB:  Successful candidate must submit a clear Child Abuse Registry Check and a clear Criminal Record Check OR Vulnerable Sector Check.


NB:  Tentative start date for new staff who have to orientate or isolate is August 16th, 2021 OR by September 1st, 2021 for those who do not have to isolate