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Principal, Yekooche First Nation

Permanence: 
Permanent
Ongoing?: 
Ongoing position
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Jul 27 2011 - Aug 26 2011

We require an inspirational, high-engagement leader who has the skills and philosophy to work with us in the collaborative redesign of our education system. We require a person with passion for education, an inspiring vision of what education can become to support Aboriginal communities, the ability to adapt to change, progressive leadership skills and demonstrated administrative abilities. Your duties will encompass system redesign, relationship building, mentorship and coaching, advocacy, partnership development and administration. We are looking for a person who can think on their feet, develop authentic connections, is open to discovering new ways of working, and is knowledgeable about social and historical issues impacting Aboriginal communities.

Community/population description
Jean Marie Joseph School, Yekooche Headstart and Jean Marie Joseph Adult Centre are located in the community of Yekooche in central British Columbia, approximately 80km from Fort St. James, nestled between Stuart and Babine Lakes. Appeals to the outdoor enthusiast and is great for fishing, hiking, kayaking, quading, skiing, snowmobiling, etc.
YFN has a population of approximately 100. The Community has an Administration Office, Public Works, School, Community Learning Centre, Health Clinic and approximately 33 homes and 9 staff units. YFN also has a Finance Office located in Prince George.
Accommodations are available for a nominal fee.

Education Requirements Bachelor of Education

Please forward a cover letter and current resume with 3 references to:
Attn: Lisa Thomas
Yekooche First Nation
1890 Third Ave
Prince George, BC V2M 1G4
Fax: 250-562-0530
Email: lisat@yekooche.com
(email preferred)