Local Tutors for Iyeskuwiiu Students

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  • Post Date: October 4, 2021
Job Description

 One tutor in each community will act as a physical support for students taking the online Iyeskuwiiu program. Requirements are as follows:

  • Support students in the following Fall semester courses: Eective Reading and Writing; Humanities 101: Power and Influence in Eeyou Istchee I; Contemporary Issues I; Cree Language I (if possible); French Language I (if possible)
  • Support students in the following Winter semester courses: English 101 Sub-Arctic Literature; Humanities 102: Power and Influence in Eeyou Istchee II; Contemporary Issues II; Cree Language II (if possible); French Language II (if possible).
  • Meet a total of three hours per week with the student(s) upon a mutually agreed upon schedule.
  • Communicate with course instructors for a total of one hour per week to discuss assignment expectations. Contact information will be provided.
  • Share email or Messenger contact with the student(s) for professional communication purposes:
    • Set alternate meeting times if the student(s) is not able to attend
    • Do course check-ins at least once per week if students are unable to make it physically to the sessions
  • Record attendance for statistical purposes
  • Modify schedules depending on the academic need


  • Excellent written and oral English language skills.
  • Skilled in the use of social media and Teams.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships characterized by trust and shared commitment to a common mission and goals.
  • Spoken and written Cree and French Language skills a definite asset.
  • James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement beneficiaries will be prioritized
  • Is flexible, collaborative, team-oriented, shows initiative and holds themselves accountable.

Work Schedule: 

  • Hours to be determined in collaboration with the student(s), class schedule and instructor virtual office hours.
  • Three hours per week with the student, 1 hour to collaborate with the instructors via email or Teams.
  • Start September 13 end December 15. This excludes the one week land-based Physical Education November 1-5 (12 weeks). Resume January 31, end May 24. This excludes the one week land-based Physical Education February 28 to March 4 and Goose Break, tentative April 25 to May 6. (13 weeks).

For more information or questions, please contact:

Daisy Fry SAES Coordinator-Student Success at 418-923-3006, ext. 1711 | dfry@cscree.qc.ca