We are seeking applications for a Native Education Literacy & Culture Specialist! This person supports equitable access to high quality, culturally-responsive, language and literacy learning opportunities for American Indian/Alaska Native students.
To view the full job description and to apply, click "Apply Now" below! This position will close on June 14, 2022.
Native Ed Literacy & Culture Specialist
Bachelor’s degree in education, American Indian/Native/Indigenous studies, education leadership, political science, literature, social services, or related field
Four years working in the field of education (K-8 specialization preferred) and/or community advocacy
Five years working specifically with and on behalf of an American Indian/Alaska Native population (urban or tribal), a Native-serving organization/entity/project/program (tribe, non-profit, agency, school district), or experience working with culturally or linguistically diverse and/or socio-economically disadvantaged populations.
- Level 16, $31.32 - $41.48
Duties and Responsibilities
- Establishes, coordinates, plans, recruits for, and hosts a Native Student Literacy Success Summer Academy.
- Assists with identifying and qualifying new students for Native Education Program and Native Title III support; leads communications with parents/families about accessing literacy support and related testing.
- Coordinates with Native Education Program Manager and other appropriate staff in responding to requests to address non-academic needs of the student and/or their families in situations that could negatively impact academic success.
- Coordinates, promotes, and hosts innovative in-community, in-home literacy outreach efforts and fun, engaging family literacy improvement and English language acquisition activities for American Indian/Alaska Native students K-8 and families which highlight American Indian/Alaska Native culture, community, history, language, art/music, and knowledge systems.
- Support and co-design school-based interventions for struggling American Indian/Alaska Native readers and writers, which may include small after-school reading groups, before or after school tutoring, and referrals to after school and/or summer reading programs.
Questions? Contact the recruiting team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-631-3414.