Published On: May 25, 2021Categories: Education, Employment, News

Job Description

Job Title:          Education Program Assistant

Duration:         June 21 – August 20, 2021, 8-week contract

Wages:             $14.25/hour, 36.25 hours per week, 246.5 total contract hours


Job Purpose:

The Woodland Cultural Centre offers an opportunity for an individual to assist in various educational facets of the Centre.  This position requires a highly motivated student who is interested in gaining practical work experience in creating curriculum guides, teacher kits, and teaching outcomes.  The Education Program Assistant will also assist in the facilitation of guided virtual tours for the Woodland Cultural Centre, including a presentation and Q&A on the Residential School (training provided).


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with Education staff to enhance current virtual workshops to be compatible with curriculum objectives and learning outcomes
  • Help create teacher kits and classroom pre-and post-visit packages
  • Participate in Education workshop training, and learn to facilitate workshops and virtual tours
  • Possible front desk reception coverage, welcoming guests as they come in and using the POS
  • Be familiar with the Centre’s programs and upcoming events
  • Promote a positive image of Woodland Cultural Centre to the community and the public

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Courses in teachers college, teaching assistant, continuing education, early childhood education, or experience working in the school system
  • An understanding of the Ontario curriculum and teaching outcomes
  • Knowledge of relevant computer software (emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Teams)
  • Good organizational skills, and willingness to learn in an office environment
  • Access to reliable internet, and the ability to work remotely if needed
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management skills, and completion of assigned projects
  • Able to work as a team as well as independently
  • An understanding of Haudenosaunee culture, as well as the impacts of Residential Schools
  • Knowledge of an Indigenous language is considered an asset
  • Applicants MUST be under the age of 25, residents of Ontario, eligible to work in Canada, have been students in 2020-21, and be returning to full-time education in September 2021


All applicants for this position should submit a current CV or resume, cover letter, and two references.

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two references
by 4 pm Monday, June 7th, 2021 to:

Woodland Cultural Centre, 184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON N3S 2X2    (519) 759-2650

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