Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Education will implement the Woodland Cultural Centre’s objective to move towards educational programming that makes a personal connection with students and advances understanding of, and respect for, Indigenous cultures, languages, histories, rights and perspectives. The Manager of Education will lead a team of hands-on cultural interpreters to create exceptional and engaging school experiences – online, in-person and in asynchronous learning activations. Working closely with the Executive Director, the Manager of Education will help to guide Woodland’s learning strategy, and operationalize that strategy through school engagement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manage the daily operation of the Education team. Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of the directly reporting positions (full and part-time). Ensure compliance with Woodland policies and practices including the departmental child protection protocols.
• Develop strategy and operational plans, implement delivery, manage budgets, and maintain financial control and reporting for programs, projects, and activities within the team. Work with team and leadership to ensure that revenue and attendance targets are met. Develop strategies and plans for virtual and in-person learning experiences for teachers and students.
• With the Executive Director, lead the review of existing educational resources and the development of new learning assets in accordance with Woodland’s strategic plan objectives.
• Work closely with various managers and managing directors of various teams to ensure that departmental activities are efficiently coordinated. Liaise with external departments, contractors, and consultants to ensure that Learning programs are properly supported.
• Develop school offerings in keeping with provincial curriculum, working with stakeholders such as the Ministry of Education and Ontario School Boards. Ensure quality of delivery of education programs and appeal of programs to teachers, students and the general public.
• Work with Visitor Services and Marketing to effectively promote the education department.
All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references by December 2, 2021 at 4:00PM
Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.
If interested, please send cover letter and resumé with references to:
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 2X2
Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
Police Record Check and copies of education will be required at the time of Offer of Employment
Woodland Cultural Centre is excited to announce our partnership with Skateboard Project 2023!The Skateboard Project is an initiative that aims to promote Onkwehón:we artwork, active bodies, and collaboration between cultural centers across multiple Indigenous communities.In its second year, Kahnawà:ke, Kanehsatà:ke, Kenhtè:ke, Ahkwesáhsne and Six Nations came together to create seven skateboards graphics showcasing the range of styles and cultural imagery.Skateboard culture values inclusivity, individuality, creativity, and freedom and blending these with Indigenous traditions has created a project that connects communities through local art and skateboarding.Profits from the skateboard sales go towards compensation for the artist’s work and to help fund events related to June 21st (Go Skate Day/Indigenous Day/First Day of Summer).We hope to see more Indigenous communities being part of the project in the future!Woodland Cultural Centre is thrilled to participate in this fantastic community project. We will feature the seven skateboards from the participating artists in our online gift store and in the Stan Hill Gallery starting Saturday, February 18. Visit our website to support Skateboard Project 2023: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/skateboard-project-2023/... See MoreSee Less