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African Nova Scotia Student Success Teacher (DRHS)- 30% Term #2019-261

Date: Sep 5, 2019

Tri-County Regional Centre for Education 

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education encompasses the three counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving 5757 students in twenty-two (22) schools, composed of 13 Elementary Schools, 6 High Schools, 1 Middle School, and 2 Elementary/High Schools.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (mm,dd,yyyy): 09/20/2019  at 11:59pm.

Effective Dates (mm,dd,yyyy): 09/30/2019 to 07/31/2020 

Position Type: 30% Term - Schedule to be determined




TO APPLY: Complete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and reference letters if applicable . (Please note: Applications with 3 work related references listed from your immediate supervisor will be shortlisted. Failure to include your references will cause delay in processing your application.)



The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education requires that all new employees provide a satisfactory Child Abuse Register Check and Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Checks. These instructions and forms can be found on our Human Resources department site In the HR Form Depot and you can attach these checks to your profile / resume.


POSITION:          African Nova Scotia Student Success Teacher


REPORTS TO:   School Administrator


ROLE:   This teacher will be working with African Nova Scotian students providing the students with both academic and social support. The teacher will liaise with the school and the African Nova Scotian community to better facilitate stronger communication between students, parents and staff of the school. 




  • This is an Employment Equity Position and the teacher must be of African Descent
  • Valid teacher certification (TC 5/ITC or greater) for the Province of Nova Scotia;
  • Excellent classroom and student management skills;
  • Experience working with African Nova Scotia Students and families;
  • Knowledge and experience working with the African Nova Scotia community;
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of technologies used to enhance instruction and learning;
  • Knowledge and/or experience in implementing inclusive teaching and assessment strategies.



  • Teacher will liaise with school staff to assist parents to participate in the school program planning process. 
  • Teacher will assist students, parents and liaise with school to understand school communication plans.
  • Teacher will assist students, parents and liaise with school staff to access school and board based supports. 
  • Teacher will assist parents and liaise with appropriate staff  in understanding Department of Education, Regional Education and School based policies that impact their children through the Provincial African NS REO.
  • Teacher will assist students and parents and liaise with school staff to develop individual education plans when appropriate.
  • Teacher will work with the Digby Education Committee and community to develop education system awareness skills.
  • Teacher will provide ongoing updates regarding African Nova Scotian achievement to the Digby Settlement Agreement’s Site Committee. 
  • The successful applicant will work as part of the school team to help ensure success for African Nova Scotian students.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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