Full Time | Alert Bay

Primary Teacher – T’lisalagi’lakw School

Deadline: Position Open Until Filled

We are accepting applications for the position of Primary Teacher at the T’lisalagi’lakw School.
Reporting to: T’lisalagi’lakw School Principal

• Teach students of T’lisalagi’lakw School as assigned
• Involve family and community members in classroom activities
• Prepare long term, monthly, weekly, and daily lesson plans
• Evaluate and report on students’ intellectual, social, and academic progress regularly
• Accommodate special needs of children with exceptionalities
• Consult regularly with the Special Education Teacher and Education Assistants
• Set academic and behavioral goals for each student and class
• Develop, display and enforce a code of conduct for the classroom compatible with the
school’s discipline policy
• Participate as a member of the schools supervisory and extra-curricular teams
• Provide written reports three times a year and attend parent-teacher conferences and
student-led conferences
• Attend all staff meetings
• Adhere to ‘Namgis First Nation Human Resources Policy
• Participate on the school-based teams and committees as required
• Attend Professional Development activities as required
• Follow the British Columbia Curriculum
• Incorporate as much of the Kwakwaka’wakw culture and Kwak’wala language as possible
• Maintain up to date records as required by the Principal
• Be familiar with and use current educational technology and trends as necessary

• Working knowledge of the British Columbia Curriculum
• Able to plan, organize, and maintain student records effectively
• Able to lead, motivate, encourage and empower students
• Be computer literate with special knowledge of educational applications and functions
• Previous experience working in a First Nations community preferred

• Bachelor’s Degree in Education or undergraduate degree with teaching certificate
• Member in good standing with the British Columbia College of Teachers
• Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search

• $58,580 – $77,771 depending on education, qualifications, and experience.
This posting will remain open until filled. You may submit your covering letter & resume to:
humanresources@namgis.bc.ca or by hand delivery to the Administration Office at 49 Atli Street.