Career Opportunities
School Teacher K/1
Job Code: 2730955
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Sep 08, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Additional Documents
'Na Aksa Gyilak'yoo School
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements


‘Na Aksa Gyilak’yoo School (NAGK) is seeking to fill a challenging but rewarding generalist teaching position available for Grades K/1 (multi-grade classroom).
‘Na Aksa Gyilak’yoo School is a certified and accredited by both the BC Ministry of Education and the First Nations School Association. It is conveniently located 5km West of Terrace, B.C. on Hwy 16. Our school is situated at the confluence of the Skeena and Kalum Rivers in the beautiful community of Kitsumkalum. The local Tsimshian territory plays a vital role in our dynamic
educational environment to best serve the needs of the students and families who attend. NAGK education focuses on collaboration and co-planning to effectively differentiate in a project-based, experiential learning program. The Tsimshian language (Sm’algya̱ x) is foundational throughout our instructional program and is strongly supported by the community and it’s leadership.

Key Requirements:
• BC Teaching Certificate (TRB)
• Valid Class 4 BC Driver’s License preferred
• Ability to use data to drive instruction
• Experience with ReadWell and Saxon Math an asset
• Willingness to participate in community, cultural activities and travel

Teacher Accountabilities:
Teachers are responsible to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a
learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic
potential. Accountable to the School Principal, the teacher will facilitate learning by establishing
relationships with their students and by organizing learning resources and their classrooms’ learning
environment. The teacher will develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable
the optimum development of children, according to age, ability and aptitude. They also assess and
record progress and prepare their students for examinations.

Interested individuals who have experience within a challenging learning environment using
research-based best practices and collegial support should apply without hesitation. Please
submit, via email, your cover letter and resume, along with credentials and signed applicant’s
declaration (from our website).

Only short-listed applicants will be called for an interview.

Attention: Shannon McFee, Vice Principal ‘Na Aksa Gyilak’yoo School
Phone: 250-615-2844

Haida/Tsimshian/Haisla/Nisga’a does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

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