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One (1) Year Contract
(Posted - February 3, 2020)
Seven Generations Education Institute requires a Gaa-nitaaanishinaabemod Ji-wiiji’aad Abinoojiiya to support the learning and
teaching of Anishinaabemowin to our partnered childcare centres
and early learning programs. This position will support childcare
centres in integrating Anishinaabemowin into daily programing and
assist in engaging families in the learning of Anishinaabemowin.
Working with the Anishinaabemodaa Initiative team the Gaa-nitaaanishinaabemod Ji-wiiji’aad Abinoojiiya will support the assessment
of learning environments, needs, and learning styles, and will assist
in the development of content materials and programs that promote
the Anishinaabemowin learning objectives. He/she will demonstrate
and utilize all Anishinaabemodaa resources and materials to support
educators’ learning in the classroom. Knowledge and understanding of
cultural traditions and protocols will be essential to the role of the Gaanitaa-anishinaabemod Ji-wiiji’aad Abinoojiiya.

  • Work with Elders and other Anishinaabemowin Speakers in all aspects

of curriculum and resource development;

  • Participate in and facilitate play-based-learning in Anishinaabemowin
  • Travel to communities will be required;
  • Utilize and demonstrate all Anishinaabemodaa Initiative resources in

an early childhood setting;

  • Assist with Professional Development sessions for Early Childhood


  • Support the developing and planning of new and updated curricula

and supporting resources;

  • Assist in gathering information and data needed to support new

programs, resources, and curricula;

  • Utilize a variety of computer software applications and online media to

optimize communication of data;

  • Assist in the development and implementation of organizational

program goals;

  • Other duties as required.


  • Anishinaabemowin fluency required;
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Check - required;
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and access to reliable transportation;
  • Willing to participate in ongoing learning;
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Education, or related field, would

be an asset but is not necessary;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, etc.;
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability with a

strong organizational skill set.
REMUNERATION: Salary is based on strict funding requirements
START DATE: March 2, 2020 to March 26, 2021
LOCATION: Fort Frances, Ontario
Applications must include a cover letter, current resume, including
three (3) employment related references; one (1) of which must be
from a current or recent supervisor. Please submit by 12:00 p.m. (CST)
on Friday, February 14, 2020, to the attention of the:
Personnel Committee
Seven Generations Education Institute,
1452 Idylwild Drive, P.O. Box 297
Fort Frances, Ontario P9A 3M3
Fax#: (807) 274-8761 or E-mail:
We thank applicants for their interest, but only those individuals who
are selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodation in the
recruitment process is available for applicants with disabilities. For
a complete job description, please contact, Michelle Allan, Director of
Human Resources.