Labrador Friendship Centre
Enriching Aboriginal Life
in Labrador
Labrador Friendship Centre
Bulletin Board
Employment Opportunity
LITERACY PROGRAM COORDINATOR
(Half-Time)
Murphy Centre

The Murphy Centre is a community-based agency, which has been committed to providing participants with effective, integrated academic, career and personal development opportunities since 1986.

In 2021, through funding from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Murphy Centre commenced offering a foundational literacy program to the Guests of the Gathering Place in St. John's.

In partnership with the Salvation Army (Gander), the Labrador Friendship Centre (Happy Valley-Goose Bay) and the Vine Place Community Centre (Corner Brook), the Murphy Centre will be developing and implementing a foundational literacy program in the three identified areas. Each location will require two Learner Support Workers.

To assist with this exciting initiative, the Murphy Centre is seeking to hire a Literacy Program Coordinator (half time) to coordinate all four literacy programs.

Responsibilities

 Communicating and working with partners
 Assisting with the "set-up" of the program in the three (3) locations
 Assisting with the hiring of program staff
 Overseeing program development and delivery
 Supporting and supervising program staff
 Completing necessary administrative functions
 Undertaking report writing and completion of program evaluations
 Other duties as needed

Candidate Qualifications and Characteristics

 knowledge and experience in:
 adult education
 literacy and numeracy
 differentiated instruction
 learning soft-ware (i.e. Barton: Reading and Spelling System, Challenger Series, Breakthrough to Math)
 working with vulnerable populations
 supporting individuals to overcome academic barriers
 learning assessments
 program development and coordination
 staff supervision and support
 education degree
 valid Newfoundland and Labrador teaching certificate
 effective team-player
 understanding and skills with remote platforms for communications and learning
 administrative, management and supervision experience and skills
 an appropriate combination of candidate characteristics will be considered

Location of the positon is open for discussion. Some traveling will be required (i.e., visit each location)
Resumes will be accepted on or before March 18, 2022. Please mail, fax or e-mail your resume as follows:

Hiring Committee
Murphy Centre
1 Prince Philip Drive
P. O. Box 21157
St. John's, NL
A1A 5B2

Fax: (709) 579-2655

E-mail: academics@murphycentre.ca

All employees of the Murphy Centre are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.

While we appreciate all expressions of interest, only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. Thank you.
 
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