Career Opportunities
Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Job Code: 2713715
Nuu-chah-nulth/Coast Salish
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Feb 16, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Lalme' Iwesawtexw (Seabird Island Community Elementary and Secondary School)
Start Date:  Aug 26, 2019
End Date:  2020/06/30
Job Description & Requirements

Are you at a point in your career that you are wanting to make a meaningful difference in a community where your knowledge, skills and experience will make a significant impact on students, staff and the community?
Then this is the job opportunity you have been waiting for!

Position Title:

Junior Kindergarten Teacher

Salary Range:

Determined by Experience

Reports to:


Job Posting:



Permanent Full Time

Submission Deadline:

Until Filled


Our Organization                                                                                                                                   

The Seabird Island Band is a multi-faceted First Nations Band that includes government, business, service and nonprofit services. We work as an integrated team to improve the health, education, and economic opportunities for First Nations people to create thriving First Nations families and communities.


Position Summary                                                                                                                                 

The role of the Residential Support Worker is to support residents struggling with substance use issues possible to facilitate personal growth and relationship building, as well as other duties associated with the recovery home such as cooking, cleaning, charting, participating in group sessions, driving and shopping.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, developing, implementing and evaluating developmentally and culturally appropriate activities and experiences for 4 year old children. Focus on integrated program planning which honors individuality, diversity and children's emerging interests within family and community contexts. Such high-quality programming will be done with the support and direction of the Model School Literacy Project.
  • Incorporate SPICE (social, physical, intellectual, cultural and emotional) needs into all aspects of the daily programming.
  • Provide a variety of material and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use both in learning activities and imagination play.
  • Understand and follow Early Childhood procedures.
  • Ensure open communication with parents, families, communities and all other professionals.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Prepare reports and maintain files for students. Including maintaining student attendance and records progress reports including PELI.
  • Make necessary referrals for health, development, speech, language and hearing
  • Be familiar with and adhere to the Seabird Island Band's Personnel Policies and Procedures and will sign and be responsible to adhere to the Oath of Confidentiality.
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development opportunities as required. Work in partnership to maintain safety, cleanliness and organization of classroom materials
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor


Education / Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications

  • Certified teacher in the province of British Columbia with at least a minor in Early Childhood Education.
  • Experience working with children in a Preschool environment.
  • Experienced in program planning, performing assessments and supervision of 4 year olds.


  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate.
  • Warm, kind and personable.
  • Pro computer skills including Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Internet, and Email).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to adhere to Oath of Confidentiality and Seabird Island Band Policies and Procedures.
  • Knowledge, respect and understanding of Stó:lō culture, traditions and language is considered an asset.
  • Experience working with First Nations community and children is considered an asset.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License, Class 5.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check specific to this school environment.

Application Process

  • Please apply online at
  • Upload your resume, illustrating your ability to fulfill this position.
  • Upload a cover letter, indicating why you think you would be right for this position.
  • Note all fields with a * are required to be filled, in order to complete the submission of application.

Nuu-chah-nulth/Coast Salish does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.