On-Call SENCOTEN Teacher

Job Code: 2718988

Job Details

External Teaching Vacancy

SENĆOTEN Teacher On-Call

District Overview

Driven by our desire to help students thrive in their academic and personal lives, the Saanich School District provides quality educational programs and a safe and nurturing learning environment for the over 7,000 culturally diverse students within its 18 schools. Serving the Saanich Peninsula located just north of Victoria, BC, the district has one of the highest graduation rates in the province and a student body that consistently scores well on annual assessment tests, thanks in large part to the dedication and efforts of our 900 teaching and support staff.


  • Valid BC Teaching Certificate or First Nations Language Teaching Certificate
  • Demonstrated language proficiency in SENĆOTEN
  • Language teacher training an asset
  • Knowledge of local Saanich Indigenous communities
  • Significant leadership experience, preferably in relation to developing and enhancing Indigenous communities and cultural awareness
  • Demonstrated successful experience acting as a role model for and working with Indigenous students supporting them in language development and fluency
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing connections and partnerships with Indigenous communities and raising cultural awareness in school
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and classroom management skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of school and district teams
  • Effective communication skills, demonstrated through positive relationships with students, staff, parents/guardians and the community
  • Strong administrative skills to manage the ongoing documentation processing requirements associated with the Indigenous Language Program

Pursuant to the District's Special Program approval, section 42(3) of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry who can demonstrate knowledge of, and commitment to Indigenous culture and ancestry. (Such individuals are strongly encouraged to self-identify on their application).

To Apply

This posting is open to both internal and external candidates. External candidates can apply online via Make a Future www.makeafuture.com or send your cover letter and resume to hr_teaching@saanichschools.ca. We thank all candidates in advance for applying, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On
May 14, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Multiple locations
$310.118-$459.311 per day worked