top of page

Manager of Education

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families

January 20, 2021

Manager of Education

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families is a Non-Profit Inuit organization that provides culturally relevant programs and services in a safe space to Inuit children, youth and their families living in Ottawa and within the province of Ontario. The Centre serves as a major hub for Inuit families in Ottawa for support. Inuuqatigiit Centre is dedicated ensuring that our programs are offered in a caring, respectful, and collaborative environment that fosters strong and proud Inuit children and families.

Position: Manager of Education - Full-Time indeterminate position


Under the supervision of the Director of Programs, the Manager of Education is responsible for ensuring high-quality curriculum and assessment delivery our programmes and ensuring they are in line with relevant standards and regulations. The Incumbent must meet project deliverables and/or program goals while supporting the vision and mandate of Inuuqatigiit Centre.


Contribute to the creation and operation of a detailed academic calendar and chair key academic committees; - Plan, organize, and manages the educational approach and strategies for preschool, primary school, secondary school; - Fulfill all administrative duties to effectively deliver education programs;

  • Create, monitor and mentor a high-quality tutor roster, and pursue excellence and innovation in teaching and learning; - Works with instructors/program managers on their lesson plans and other teaching duties;

  • Manage curriculum development team;

  • Conduct research pertinent to the development of high quality Inuit cultural educational programming;

  • Developing educational games and other activities with the education team;

  • Work with educators to prepare teaching schedules and objectives;

  • Manage the delivery of high-quality programming at all times, in keeping with all funder and partner agreements;

  • Integrate the Inuit culture and language in all aspects of programming;

  • Oversee the delivery of student support services provided to Inuit students, parents and families, including case management and crisis intervention;

  • Oversee the delivery of cultural education to schools, students, educators, administrators and related service providers to increase their knowledge of Inuit culture and how to best support Inuit students;

  • Assist staff in resolving issues that arise in delivery of services;

  • Work with staff to implement project/program initiatives and special projects, including, but not limited to staff training, improved communication, community outreach strategies, and advocacy efforts,

  • Meet weekly with directors and managers, report issues and develop appropriate corrective measures as required,

  • Review and approve program reports, briefings, presentations incident reports and statistics;

  • Meet all evaluation and reporting requirements including overseeing quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis (i.e. maintaining project statistics, meeting project targets, creating surveys);

  • Provide reports to the Executive Director and other parties on programs/projects as required in a timely fashion; and

  • Work with other directors and managers to identify program and operational priorities. In collaboration with the Executive Director, develop systems, protocols, and policies to address those needs;

  • Develop evaluations for students and educators.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or an acceptable equivalent;

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in senior project/program management;

  • Experience in community planning, outreach, program delivery and quality assurance;

  • Experience in effectively managing human and financial resources;

  • Knowledge of Inuit and non-Inuit community services and supports;

  • Knowledge of the Inuit culture and community;

  • Fluency in Inuktitut an asset;

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;

  • Ability to function effective in a high stress, high noise environment;

  • Ability to respond effective in crisis situations;

  • Excellent proposal writing skills;

  • Networking and partnership-building skills;

  • Effective leadership skills;

  • Experience working with Inuit or Indigenous communities an asset;

  • Inuit descent preferred;

  • Knowledge of the needs of Inuit children and families; and

  • Strong organizational, program planning, evaluation, fiscal management, and problem-solving skills.

Please apply by 5:00 p.m. on February 5, 2021 to:

Shelley Watkin, HR Manager

230 McArthur Ave.

Ottawa, ON K1L 6P5

When two equally qualified candidates are considered for the same position, preference will be given to the candidate of Inuit descent. We thank all who apply for this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding approval.

bottom of page