Student Advocate – SBDN

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Position Title: Student Advocate Worker; full time

Purpose: To build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships, facilitate communication and coordinate activities between Tatanka Najin School/High Schools, Administration, Educators, and the parents/guardians of the students.

Qualifications: Certification and/or work experience will be considered Communication and coordination skills
Documentation and recording skills
Valid Driver’s License & reliable vehicle

CPIC & Vulnerable Sector Check
Clear Drivers Abstract with no surcharges

The Student Advocacy Worker will be responsible to coordinate and carry out the following meetings:

  • –  Between teachers and parents regarding attendance issues (date and record all entries by creating files for each individual student contacted)
  • –  Between teachers and parents regarding incomplete or missing assignments in order to discuss possible alternatives to increase student achievement level
  • –  Between student and teacher to ensure assignments are understood and carried out in best possible manner or to create alternative assignments
  • –  To build one on one rapport with students and parents/guardians in relation to importance of education, classroom behaviour, etc.
  • –  To provide students with opportunity to seek additional and professional help in various areas such as mental health, etc.
  • –  To provide parents with feedback of student improvement, accomplishments, alternative assignments, etc.
  • –  Track attendance and submit student incentive monthly
  • –  Between the Standing Buffalo Post Secondary Coordinator and self to assist with post secondary plans for Grades 10-12

The Student Advocacy Worker will be able to assist the Grade 9 students with transition to High School by coordination the following:

  • –  Coordinate and have students participate and attend various Career Fairs, Job Skills throughout the province during the school year
  • –  One on one meetings with students to provide career planning and opportunity
  • –  Assist with grade 10 subject selections to assure classes are appropriately selected to correspond with career choice and to ensure all enrollment forms are completed prior to deadlines
  • –  Coordinate and carry out High School Tours with feeder schools
  • –  Assist, encourage and assure all grades attend and participate in all events and activities arranged by the high schools for new students
  • –  Introduce and coordinate meetings with High School Counsellors by group and individual with the Grade 9 students so they will be aware of who to consult when needed.
  • –  Assure students that they can contact you, if needed, until they are familiar with the High School system, etc.

    Other duties and responsibilities may include:

  • –  Be available to students in the school on daily basis
  • –  Meet and greet students on daily basis
  • –  Assisting with classroom/school supervision on special events
  • –  Student transportation
  • –  Other duties as required

Mail, email, or fax cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to:

Betty Goodfeather, Standing Buffalo Director of Operations

PO Box 128, Fort Qu’Appelle. Sk. S0G 1S0

Phone: 306-332-4685

Fax: 306-332-5953


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