Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2727847
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Aug 29, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: ONE
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Practicum Reports
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
Criminal Background Check (VSS)
Additional Documents
Xet'olacw Community Band School
Start Date:  Aug 26, 2019
End Date:  June 2020
Job Description & Requirements

Position Type:                      Grade Six Teacher

Categories:                           Elementary          

FTE:                                         1

No. of Positions:                  1                                             

Reporting to:                        Principal

Salary:                                    As per the Teaching Salary Grids

Start Date:                            August 26, 2019

Posting Date:                        July 30, 2019

Closing Date:                        Until Position Is Filled


Xet’ólacw Community School is a Líľwat Nation school situated 35 minutes north of Whistler, BC in the Mount Currie Community.  The School is a modern, dynamic institution with a strong First Nations curriculum as well as academics from N to 12.

Applicants need to be willing to work in a collaborative environment including involvement in an aboriginal student achievement program, which includes coaching that improves student and teacher performance.

This position provides an opportunity for high quality Professional Development


Key Deliverables:

  • Teach all subjects in the Grade 6 class with Physical Education, Ucwalmícwts (traditional language), and a library time supervised by other teachers or staff.

  • Implement strong classroom management strategies.

  • Is committed to excellent instructional preparation and consistent record keeping.  Timely reporting to administration when necessary e.g. report cards, attendance records and data request

  • Can use data to drive classroom/school–wide improvement initiatives

  • Maintain open and consistent communication with students and their families about their academic progress

  • Can operate and teach numeracy and literacy in collaboration with others according to the school’s strategies for improving academic outcomes

  • Be a positive team player committed to the belief that all children can learn at high levels

  • Commit to ongoing professional development including willingness to be coached by the Elementary Supervisor and Regional Principal via school visits, video teleconference calls etc. and joining Provincial Professional Learning Community model (in Vancouver) and a School-Wide PLC model on site.

  • Working in Reading Mastery Program (platooned) as well as Literature program and centers.

  • Work with Jump Saxon Math in collaboration with other Intermediate teaching staff

  • Experience and/or education in special needs an asset

  • Enjoy participating in school event days such as Sports Day, Eagle Run, and Flake Rodeo etc.


Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Possession of or eligibility for a BC Teaching Certificate

  • Membership in the Teacher Regulation Branch

  • Ability to work with First Nations students in a First Nations community

  • Innovative and energetic

  • Positive thinking and ability to work as a team member

  • Skill in developing instructional strategies based on essential skills and engaging for students

  • Teaching record of success an asset.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build positive student relationships

  • Reflective practices

  • Familiarity with BC’s new curriculum

  • Have a desire to learn and grow professionally


    Applications and Other Documents:

  • Send cover letter, resume, including reference, transcripts, copy of degrees and TQS Category, prefer by fax.


    Contact Information:         

  • Glenda Gabriel Receptionist/Secretary

    Xet’ólacw Community School

    PO Box 604, Mount Currie, BC, V0N 2K0

    Tel:  604-894-6131 Fax:  604- 894-5717


We thank for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Secpwepemc/St’atl’imc/Nlaka’pamux does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

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