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Project Development Agent – Supernumerary Part Time – Eardley Elementary School (CLC)

Position Description

P2022-06-115

Project Development Agent – Supernumerary Part Time

Eardley Elementary School (CLC)

Eardley Elementary School is seeking a Project Development Agent (14 hours to 25 hours per week).

The position of project development agent encompasses, in particular, responsibility for research, analysis and development of activities based on a particular theme, such as community relations, prevention of violence and substance abuse, analysis of business training needs, organizational development, development of technological support and review of administrative procedures. The project development agent ensures the planning, coordination and delivery of an action plan in direct correlation to the school’s Educational Project, all while calling on the internal and external resources of the school board.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The project development agent participates in the implementation and update of the school board’s strategic plan on a theme for which they are responsible; where applicable, they become familiar with various programs concerning the project to which they are assigned, assesses their pertinence, informs those involved of them and simplifies their implementation.

They analyze the needs of the community, identifies available resources within and outside the network, consults resources, prepares an action plan, informs management staff of services and educational institutions and formulates recommendations.

They prepare and conduct, with school board resources, awareness-building, information, and training activities designed for the staff involved in the various programs and activities of the project.

They establish and maintain relationships with representatives of partner organizations involved in the various programs studied to obtain or give advice or information; they inform the organizations concerned of the resources and services of the school board and of the educational institutions.

They represent the school board in dealings with various partners and resources, conduct meetings of the specialists concerned and coordinates the work of the groups involved in the theme presented.

They periodically evaluate the activities related to the theme in which they are involved; they make comments, produce reports, and formulate recommendations concerning the delivery of activities.

The Project Development Agent will develop partnerships to support programs addressing academic enrichment, recreation and social service needs for students, parents/guardians and the community;

Survey and assess community needs and strengths;

Recruit and supervise activity providers;

Attend Provincial CLC networks;

Be responsible, with the principal, for developing a CLC action plan with support from the CLC Provincial Support team (data gathering and needs assessments);

Work in partnership with the Home and School Organization and the school’s Governing Board;

Collaborate with teachers and school staff on Community Based Service-Learning Projects.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Experience in supervising activities and programs;

Knowledge of the public school system and knowledge of the community;

Knowledge of Outdoor Education;

Experience working in collaboration with a variety of agencies, community groups and programs;

Animation / facilitation skills;

Excellent communication and relationship building skills;

Manage video-conferencing equipment.

Minimum Level of Education Required:

Undergraduate University degree.

Other Requirements:

Must pass a criminal background history check;

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, functional ability in French;

Competency in using Microsoft Office Programs.

Working Conditions:

Will require evening and weekend work;

Some travel is required, and a car is necessary.

Salary:

$27.08 – $47.98 per hour (based on qualifications and experience)

Start date : August 22, 2022

End date : June 30, 2023

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH APPLYTO EDUCATION

https://westernquebec.ca/resources/careers/

by, 4:00 p.m. June 28, 2022

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.

As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.

We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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