Grade 4 Teacher
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3016410 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Nuu-chah-nulth/Coast Salish Posted on: May 23, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Start Date:  Aug 30, 2021
End Date:  2022/06/30
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:

Grade 4 Teacher

Salary Range:

Determined by Experience



Job Posting:


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                                                                                             

Seabird Island Community School is seeking to fill the position of a Grade 4 Teacher. The start date of this position is August 30, 2021 and will end June 30, 2022. This position involves the provision of instruction to students of Seabird Island Community School/High School and includes instruction, preparation, assessment, classroom management, professional development and school meetings, community and parental relations and adherence to all Seabird Island Community School and BC Ministry of Education policies and procedures.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instruction and delivery of the new curriculum in keeping with the BC Ministry of Education. Delivering the Minimum Instructional Hours as outlined in the contract.
    • Pursue a variety of methodologies in teaching and instructing students.
    • Ensure that instruction meets the learning and development needs of a variety of students. Therefore individualizing and adapting materials and processes to enhance student understanding at their required level.
    • Develop lesson plans and curriculum preparation, including year plan preparation.
    • Review, analyze, evaluate and report on student academic, social and emotional growth. Assessment of school work, projects and exam oversight. Evaluate each student’s performance, knowledge and skills and meet all reporting and assessment deadlines.
    • Taking and reporting attendance of students daily.
    • Consistently meet scheduled deadlines.
    • Undertake effective classroom management strategies.
    • Participate actively in teacher evaluations and acting on areas for improvement or professional development. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
    • Participate in initiatives to ensure individual students have participated in mandatory school work catch-up sessions.
    • Participate in PLC’s when space/opportunity permits.
    • Prepare report cards and progress reports.
    • Refer attendance and behavior concerns to administration. Meetings with administration as required to address any emerging issues.
    • Mandatory attendance at staff meetings.
    • Be present at school events.
    • Counsels, confers with and communicates with parents, school and district regarding student progress.
      • Abiding by all policies of Seabird Island Community School, the BC Ministry of Education, Independent Schools Branch and Seabird Island Band.
      • Ensuring compliance with the Seabird Island Community School Teacher Code of Conduct.
      • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Vice Principal, Principal, Education Director or the Executive Director.

        Education / Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications


      • Bachelors in Education
      • Must be a BC Certified Teacher.
      • Possess knowledge and understanding in concepts of First Nations ways of knowing/learning and current events pertaining to the instruction of grade 6 students.
      • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role is preferred.
      • Standard First Aid and CPR certification is considered an asset.
      • Possess strong leadership, public-speaking, and classroom management skills in order to successfully instruct students in the manner in which they should do particular activities.
      • Proficient 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 Procedure.
      • 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.
      • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

      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.