Job Opportunity: Instructional Designer (Term) – Online & Remote Work

TITLE

Instructional Designer – Mental Wellness/Land-Based Learning, Language & Cultural Focus

TERM POSITION, Immediately to March 31, 2021

LOCATION

Online and remote work arrangements (due to Covid-19 restrictions)

OTHER

Travel may be required to TEA affiliated First Nations’ schools (pending Covid-19 restrictions)

All employees are required to submit a current Driver’s Abstract and Criminal Record Check with Vulnerability Screen.

OVERVIEW

Treaty Education Alliance is seeking applications from qualified contractors and/or individuals for the position of Instructional Designer.  The Instructional Designer will be responsible for working with existing courses and curricula to prepare them for online delivery. The Instructional Designer will work closely with TEA teams to research and design synchronous and asynchronous courses/modules and accompanying PD specific to mental health, life skills, wholistic well-being, land-based learning, language and culture.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (Education or related field). A Master’s Degree is not required but would be considered an asset. Specific training/education in Instructional Design is an asset.
  • High degree of proficiency in using online learning tools and programs, with preference for Moodle and Microsoft Teams.
  • 2 plus years’ experience working in Instructional Design and/or distance education preferred.
  • A working knowledge of Instructional Design principles and best practices; experience conducting needs assessments and program evaluations also an asset.
  • Experience writing and/or revising curriculum/learning programs.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to connect with people from many diverse backgrounds.
  • History of cultivating relationships and building alliances with agencies and schools.
  • Experience developing and implementing learning programs for a variety of audiences, including experience in designing effective training and professional development.
  • Engaging, collaborative leadership style with mature interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple, competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Approaches and leads with compassion, respect, integrity and a high standard of professional ethics, including membership to a professional association if applicable.
  • Passionate and committed to working with First Nations children, youth and families. using a strength/asset-based approach that aligns to the goal, vision and mandate of the Treaty Education Alliance.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
• Salary & Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION
Treaty Education Alliance Inc. is a First Nations educational organization designing and providing quality educational supports and services for First Nations on reserve schools in the Treaty 4 territory (Saskatchewan, Canada). Please visit http://educationalliance.ca to learn more about our work with schools.

Forward your resume and cover letter or expression of interest in confidence to:
Attention: Marcy Velestuk, Human Resources
Treaty Education Alliance Inc.
PO Box 1579
Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan S0G1S0
mvelestuk@educationalliance.ca

CLOSING DATE
This position will remain open until filled. Respectfully, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.