Student Advocate

Student Advocate

Job Information
Author oneidarecruitment
Date June 19, 2022
Deadline June 29, 2022
Type Full Time
Company Oneida Nation of the Thames
Location Southwold, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
[email protected]

Position: Student Advocate

Term: Permanent Full-Time

Division: Life Long Learning

Salary: Based on education and experience

Hours: 35 hours/week, 8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m., Monday – Friday, 10-month salary prorated over 12-months, plus an additional 2 weeks during July and August, to be assigned by Life Long Learning Administrator

Posting Date: June 16, 2022

Closing Date: June 29, 2022 at 4:30p.m.


Under the supervision of the Life Long Learning Administrator, the Student Advocate will support grade 7 and grade 8, or grade 9 – 12 students and families attending schools within Thames Valley District School Board or other approved schools.  Prevention, intervention and advocacy for the safety, health, well-being, and academic success of Oneida students will be outlined in an annual work plan. A focus on basic literacy and numeracy skills, asking for help, time management, class participation and studying/test taking skills are some student success skills to be supported. Additional expectations include working collaboratively with other stakeholders, agencies, and departments; serve a liaison role between provincial school and community, members, and families; and celebrate student success and resiliency.  The Student Advocate will build relationships and become part of the school culture and a valued member of the team in schools where Oneida students attend. The Student Advocate will be subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the Personnel Policy for Standing Stone School.


  1. Post-Secondary Degree in Education, Social Work or Child and Youth Studies; OR
  2. Diploma in Social Service Worker or Child and Youth Care; OR
  3. Registration in a program mentioned above with an expected completion date within 2 years;
  4. Experience working with First Nations children and/or families, an asset;
  5. Previous employment experience within a school setting, an asset.


  1. The successful candidate must submit a current VS-CPIC, at own expense, prior to starting employment;
  2. The successful candidate must submit a copy of applicable educational qualifications (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc.) or proof of registration with an accepted degree/diploma program as mentioned in qualification section, prior to starting employment.


  1. Cover Letter – must address the qualifications outlined;
  2. Resume.
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