Secondary Alternate Education Teacher
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2841303
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 08, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Acwsalcta School And KII KII TII Nursery
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2020
End Date: 
Salary:  starting at $60,930.
Job Description & Requirements

Yaw Smatmc! (Hello Friend)


Nuxalk Acwsalcmlslayc Academy of Learning Society office is located at 4-Mile Subdivision in Nuxalk territory adjacent to Acwsalcta School, which is one of the most architecturally beautiful schools in B.C., and features exquisite designs by local Nuxalk artists. Our school is a K-12 school, and boasts a Head Start  and Language Immersion Preschool program, and we have a licensed Daycare on site. Acwsalcta School is an independent school, and offers many locally developed courses along with the Ministry of Education's graduation program.

Acwsalcta School offers a large range of programs including Outdoor Education, Traditional Foods and Nuxalk Language and Culture classes.

Acwsalcta means “A Place of Learning”.  At Acwsalcta, students are provided with opportunities and support to develop strong personal identities as Nuxalkmc.  Our dynamic cultural program is a foundation upon which they can build the skills, knowledge, values and attitudes that will inspire them to become lifelong learners and to find success for each of them in meeting the challenges of a complex and rapidly changing future.


Teaching Opportunities:

 Acwsalcta School has a teaching opportunity for the 2020-2021 school year, in the high school Alternate Education program. 

 The classes taught in this position include a variety of subject areas in grades 9-12. Our Alternate Education program supports students that are working towards their Dogwood Diploma.

Our program runs with a variety of options for students to participate in.

This is a position with the possibility of continuing.



-must have a Bachelor of Education and a current BC Teaching Certificate

-must be willing to work collaboratively with other staff members to meet school goals and vision

-demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of First Nations culture, and a willing to learn and implement Nuxalk teachings into the classroom

-demonstrates the understanding of a community school, and involves the community and families in the school events

-experience with high school or intermediate grades is preferred

-experience with Alternate Education is preferred

Apply Online:

Please send your resume and supporting documents to Brittany Hughes, Acwsalcta Principal via email:

Learn more about our school at . We look forward to your application!


Kwakwaka’wakw/Heiltsuk/Nuxalk/Oweekeno does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

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