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Kenora Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services: Educational Liaison Coordinator

Kenora Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services

This is a Full-time position in Kenora, ON posted February 5, 2021.

Job DescriptionPosition SummaryThe Educational Liaison Coordinator (ELC) is responsible for the development and implementation of the Educational Liaison and the Kenora-Rainy River Educational Championship Team (K-RR ECT).

The ELC develops methods and strategies to enhance learning and improve educational outcomes for our children and youth in care.

The ELC represents the Agency in communicating with community education partners as well as other community partners where applicable.

The ELC Provides professional support services linking Agency directors, supervisors, workers and foster parents with local schools, school boards, post-secondary institutions to ensure collaborative networking.

The main focus for this position to is identify and eliminate barriers preventing academic success and advocate for the education needs of our children and youth in care.

Knowledge and Skills Required:Ability to promote style of management characterized by behaviours consistent with the Agency’s values.Proficient in computer software applications including MS Office Suite and database programs.Exceptionally accurate data processing skills with the ability to create reports and presentations.Excellent communication and problem-solving skills with internal and external stakeholders.Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially.In depth knowledge of Child and Family Services Act (as it pertains to children in care)Extensive knowledge of Joint Protocol for Student Achievement (JPSA)Extensive knowledge of Educational Championship Team (ECT)Experience with significant levels of Community involvement in the Kenora and/or Rainy River DistrictsQualifications:University Degree or College Diploma relating to Education / ECE or Social Work / Social Service WorkA minimum of three (3) years’ related experience in the same or similar type of positionExperience working with Independent Education Plans (IEP)Experience working with Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) ProcessRequired: Must possess a valid Class G Ontario Driver’s Licence and have access to a reliable vehicle with OPCF6A Insurance endorsement and minimum of $1000 000.00 Liability.Clear criminal reference check, Clear Vulnerable Sector check, Clear Internal Records Check and a Clear Driver’s Abstract.

About Kenora Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services:Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services is a non-profit community organization funded by the Government of Ontario, legally mandated to protect children and youth from abuse and neglect through the Child and Family Services Act.