Literacy Coordinator Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority



The Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority (ADEA) serves four schools in the three northern Saskatchewan Denesuline First Nations communities of Black Lake, Fond du Lac and Hatchet Lake and has its Central Office located in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

The ADEA is seeking an innovative and strategic individual for the position of Literacy Coordinator to be based at its Central Office.  Initially reporting to the Director of Education the position will:

  • Provide leadership with regard to all ADEA K-12 literacy programming.
  • Work collaboratively with ADEA senior administration and school-based staff to plan, implement and monitor appropriate evidence based literacy instructional and assessment practices, resources and technology applications.
  • Provide literacy in-service across the Authority.
  • Train and support school-based literacy catalyst teachers. 
  • Prepare and present reports describing and monitoring program implementation and student results.
  • Prepare and monitor budgets to support literacy programming.

Qualifications include:

  • A Saskatchewan Professional A Teaching Certificate.
  • A Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction or a relevant field is an asset.
  • Extensive experience in literacy instruction and leading multi-site/regional numeracy initiatives.
  • A strong commitment to First Nations education.
  • Knowledge of Denesuline language and culture is an asset.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and motivate staff toward shared goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to take initiative.

Interested applicants are invited to email a letter of application, resume and the names of three employment references by August 19, 2019 to:

Mr. Gerry Guillet

Interim Director of Education



The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.                  


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    Literacy Coordinator Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority

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    Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

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