Career Opportunities
Tsay Keh Dene School Principal
Job Code: 2650024
Kaska/Dene/Tahltan/Tagish/Inland Tlingit/Tsek’ene
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Sep 09, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  2019/06/21
Salary:  Based on Tsay Keh Dene Salary Grid
Job Description & Requirements

LOCATION: Tsay Keh Dene School
APPOINTMENT: 1.0 FTE , School Calendar Year, Immediately - June 2019. One Year Term Contract (renewable)
RATE OF PAY: Based on Tsay Keh Dene Pay Scale

Tsay Keh Dene School is looking for a motivated, adventurous Principal who would like to join our team for a rewarding experience in a remote northern First Nation community. Tsay Keh Dene is a community with average population of about 200 people. There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, hunting, fishing and camping. Teachers are provided with subsidized accommodation throughout the contract term.


  • Bachelor of Education
  • Must be a member of BC College of Teachers in good standing
  • Training and experience working in a First Nations School
  • Demonstrated ability in leadership and team building
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada



  • A commitment and demonstrated ability to nurture a school culture that is inclusive of and focused on the learning needs of diverse learners;
  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nations education issues and highly successful experience working with First Nations Communities;
  • Proven ability to successfully work and interact with children, youth, parents/guardians, staff and visitors in a sensitive, effective and professional manner
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Flexibility in the delivery of learning instruction
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and problem skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of BC Ministry prescribed learning outcomes and current resources
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with parents, staff and community;
  • Innovative ideas and experience in developing and supporting a positive, safe and caring school climate;
  • Criminal Record Check clearance



  • Must be adaptable, flexible and be willing to work closely in a collaborative teaching environment
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have experience in First Nations Schools
  • Must be willing to work and live in a remote northern community


Please submit cover letter with resume, references to:
Linnea Izony, Director of Education & Training, Tsay Keh Dene

 1940-3rd Ave, Prince George, BC V2M 1G7

EMAIL: linnea.izony@tkdb,ca
PHONE NUMBER: 250-562-8882
FAX NUMBER: 250-562-8899
Please respond by fax or email no later than Friday, February 22, 2019

Kaska/Dene/Tahltan/Tagish/Inland Tlingit/Tsek’ene does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

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