Employment & Contract Opportunities

COME AND JOIN OUR TEAM!!
1.0 FTE ONE-YEAR POSITION COMMENCING AUGUST 27, 2018
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER

ʔaq̓am is located in the beautiful, sunny centre of ktunaxa Traditional Territory in the southeast corner of British Columbia. If you love the outdoors, the mountains, fresh air and the sun, this is the place for you. We are here to work towards achieving ʔaq̓am’s Vision:
“A vibrant, healthy community, speaking out language, governing effectively, and maximizing our lands and resources for the benefit of future generations and all living things, in a manner consistent with qanikitȼi (our values and principles).” Our children are our future. Be a part of an excellent team, helping to nurture, educate and guide our children to become their best; strong ktunaxa citizens supporting and leading our Community into the years to come. We work together in a friendly, positive, energetic and supportive environment.
Position Summary:
The successful candidate will create and foster “experiential learning” environments where the needs and interests of the individual child are recognized and fostered. The candidate will recognize student potential and develop education plans that will enable each child to reach his or her full potential. The candidate will work within a collaborative team environment, to coordinate lessons and activities that contribute to classroom and school-wide goals, and incorporate ktunaxa language & culture. The position will be at the
elementary school grade level (kindergarten/four-year-old level to the grade six level). The exact grade level will be determined as soon as possible.
Qualifications:

  •  BCCT Certified Teacher
  •  Valid Child Safety Oriented First-Aid Certificate
  •  Clean Criminal Record Check
  •  Excellent computer & technology literacy skills, both PC and MAC
  •  Strong classroom management, communication and organizational skills
  •  Knowledge & experience teaching and organizing Experiential Learning Activities, within a variety of subject areas
  •  Knowledge of, or willingness to learn ktunaxa language, history and culture
  •  Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in First Nation schools

Submit “confidential” cover letter, resume and copy of current BC Teacher Certificate to:
Amanda Gnucci, Human Resources Generalist
ʔaq̓am
7470 Mission Road
Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5
Fax: (250) 426-8935
Email:
Competition Closing Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Any applications received after this date and time will not be considered Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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http://www.ktunaxa.org/careers/current-postings/