Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2816270
School District #92 (Nisga'a)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jun 10, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
District Board Office
Alvin A. McKay
Gitwinksihlkw Elementary School
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Start Date:  Mar 30, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Competition #20-007



 School District No. 92 (Nisga’a)


School District No. 92 (Nisgaa) invites teacher applications for the position of District Student Counsellor.  This is a temporary full-time position starting March 30, 2020 and ending March 31, 2021 or the return of the incumbent.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated:

      Experience with high risk behaviors

      Understanding of culturally appropriate models of counselling and therapy

      Experience in planning and implementing workshops for youth and families

      Experience in counselling in a school setting

      Understanding of Aboriginal healing and wellness models and initiatives

      Experience with small group process and practices

      Experience with grief and abuse counselling

      A desire for understanding the restorative justice application in an educational environment

      A willingness to work directly with Nisga’a Nation entities within confidential guidelines

      Experience working with Nisga’a Family Services -  Nisga’a Lisims Government

      Experience working with BC Ministry of Children and Family Development

  • Knowledge of the changing BC curriculum and Core Competencies.


Job Description:

      Provide personal counselling to children and youth during regular school hours

      Participate as a member of school-based teams

      Bridge school district and community counselling and addiction resources

      Will work directly with School District 92 Special Education Team in support of student needs


Pay and benefits are in accordance with the current Nisga’a Teachers Union Collective Agreement. We thank all applicants and advise that only those that are short-listed will be contacted.


The Successful candidate must hold an active BC Teaching Certificate or access a ‘LETTER OF PERMISSION’ from the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.  As per Teacher Regulation Branch if the successful applicant is non-certified he/she will have 20 days upon start date to achieve the requirements.


Should you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact our Human Resources Department. Please forward resumé, cover letter and three references.



Job Posting #20-007

Human Resource Department School District No. 92 (Nisgaa)

Box 240,

New Aiyansh, BC  V0J 1A0


School District #92 (Nisga'a) does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

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