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Early Years Team Assistant

Kenjgewin Teg

Company: Kenjgewin teg
Job Type: Permanent Full
Salary Range: $37,592.00 - $41,769.00 - $45,946.00
Posting Closes: Monday, February 13, 2023 at 12 noon
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Kenjgewin Teg is an accredited Indigenous educational institute that builds capacity of individuals through learning opportunities, teachings, and language acquisition so that they will positively impact the growth and development of our communities. Kenjgewin Teg is committed to providing students with a place of inspired learning! An Anishinabek place of learning is a place for all.

The Journey Together: Mnidoo Mnising Sharing and Learning Centre for All provides culturally sensitive programming to the needs of Indigenous children and families in the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board catchment area by taking an approach that provides ongoing professional development through a learning community model.

Position Objective: The Early Years Team Assistant participates as an integral team member to help the Early Learning Team with administrative and technical support that contributes to the overall direction of the organization in the Early Learning sector. This position will support and contribute to the planning and implementation of culturally relevant services and programs for Indigenous families. The position will assist with the delivery of enhanced and accurate Indigenous content for professional development, encourage the fostering of Indigenous identity within childcare centres and support Indigenous and Non-Indigenous service providers to develop capacity.

• Minimum diploma in Business Administration or related
• A minimum of two (2) years direct work experience in an
administrative capacity
• Must be willing to travel
• Must have valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle

Job Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to write and format moderately complex correspondence,
including memos, letters, proposals, and reports
• Strong customer service orientation
• Ability to record minutes
• Facilitation experience would be an asset
• Knowledge and experience with Indigenous children and families
in a healing and reconciliation capacity
• Knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and traditions
• Ability to multi-task and meet multiple and/or unexpected
deadlines in a demanding work environment
• Strong and positive interpersonal skills required, including
personal initiative, industrious work ethic, positive outlook and
attitude to contribute to the program and organization working
• Excellent computer skills, preferably in a Microsoft Office
environment: word processing, spreadsheet, graphics/charts, and
presentation software
• Appreciation and knowledge of the Anishinabek culture,
principles, values, language, history, and customs and supportive
of Anishinabek practices, language revitalization and protocols
• Excellent coordination skills for delivery of programs and
• Detail-oriented and problem identification and resolution skills
relating to delivery of programs
• Adaptable, strong work ethic and contributor to positive team

Application Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2023 at 12 noon
Interested individuals are strongly encouraged to review the detailed job description. For a copy please contact the Director of Human Resources at 705-370-4342, ext. 206 or by email at

Interested individuals can send a complete application package that consists of:
Cover letter, a detailed resume, three (3) current (within one year) letters of reference, two of which must be professional on organizational letterhead and authored by direct supervisor, and written permission to contact references. Please note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a current Vulnerable Sector Check.

Applications can be received marked confidential through email at, or by mail, to:

Kenjgewin Teg
Marked confidential “HR – Early Years Team Assistant”
c/o Director of Human Resources
374A Hwy. 551, P.O. Box 328, M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Tel: 705-370-4342

Please note: Kenjgewin Teg’s Fitness for Duty Program is implemented which is designed to promote the development and maintenance of the highest possible levels of worker health and safety in an efficient and productive workplace.
Please note: Kenjgewin Teg has taken steps to ensure that the organization is inclusive within the school community. This includes the shared practice of First Nation tradition of smudging.
Late applications and incomplete application packages will not be considered. While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom Of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection Of Privacy Act, 1987.

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