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
Have you visited the museum to see our current exhibition? Make sure to visit before Doug Maracle: Come Walk With Me is gone!Doug Maracle is Mohawk Nation, Bear Clan from Six Nations of the Grand River and is known around the world for his craftsmanship and artist works. It wasn’t until more recently that his hometown discovered his talents.This exhibition celebrates the diversity of Doug’s body of work. The work includes wood carvings, prints, and pen & ink sketches meshed with a sense of humour, history, and place.The viewer will learn about what inspired Doug’s artistic practice to encourage visitors to understand the process of sculpting techniques and encourage a younger generation to become interested in the connection between art and narrative of the Haudenosaunee culture within the context of the history of art in Canada. The exhibition provides a point of departure to open the context of craft vs fine art, identity, and process.This exhibition will be closing before we’re back from our Christmas break and unfortunately cannot be extended. Be sure to visit the museum before December 22 to see Doug’s incredible work. Find out more info about visiting Woodland: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/contact-us/ #OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations#FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #TruthandReconciliation ... See MoreSee Less