Math/English Adult Dogwood Instructor
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Job Code: 2948925 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Nuu-chah-nulth/Coast Salish Posted on: May 22, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
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:

Math/English Adult Dogwood Instructor

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 College, situated 130 kilometers east of Vancouver in the Fraser Valley, is seeking a qualified teacher to instruct a variety of education courses including English, math to adult learners working to improve their competency in literacy and numeracy, as preparation for vocational training and employment.

The Adult Dogwood Instructor teaches a variety of Adult Education courses. This position specifically focuses on English and Math, and other related courses that contribute to an Adult Dogwood Diploma and supports students who seek to obtain a trade or vocational certificate in their work plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver and meet the standards for instructional hours as guided by BC Ministry of Education;
  • Meet all reporting and assessment deadlines associated with regulatory bodies;
  • Ensure that Progress Monitoring is delivered and reported monthly;
  • Lesson planning and activity preparation as required by administration;
  • Deliver and develop instructional systems focused on literacy and numeracy;
    • Create an engaging and encouraging environment for adult learners;
    • Be consistent with schedules and deadlines;
    • Implement effective classroom management strategies;
    • Participate in constructive evaluations and act on areas for improvement;
    • Participate in initiatives that increase student motivation;
    • Prepare student progress reports and final grades;
    • Complete monthly program reports and progress assessment of;
    • Provide attendance reports, participate in initiatives to improve attendance;
    • Undertake effective classroom management strategies, assessment and exam oversight;
    • Instill understanding of Stó:lō people;
    • Assessment and exam oversight, providing regular formal and informal assessments and feedback to students;
    • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor, Manager, Director, or the CAO

      Education / Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications


    • Bachelor of Education and member of the BC Teacher Regulation Branch;
    • Experience working in First Nations education literacy and numeracy environment;
    • Experience teaching and coordinating work experience courses as part of an Adult Dogwood requirement;
    • Experience in undertaking work readiness and work placement;
    • Ability to work with students with diverse needs;
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
    • Professional with high ethical standards and a role model within the First Nations community;
      • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and TEAMS);
      • Strong leadership and classroom management skills;
      • Ability to adhere to Oath of Confidentiality and Seabird Island Band Policies and Procedures;
      • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Adult education;
      • Interprovincial Trades Certification is an asset;
      • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to adhere to Oath of Confidentiality and Seabird Island Band Policies and Procedures
      • Knowledge, respect and understanding of Stó:lō culture, traditions and language is considered an asset
      • Experience working with First Nations community is considered an asset
      • Valid BC Driver’s License, Class 5
      • 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.