0.50 FTE Continuing part-time (Okanagan Language) nsyilxcen Language Instructor

Job Code: 3506216

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0.25 FTE Continuing part-time (Okanagan Language) nsyilxcen Language Instructor at Merritt Secondary, beginning September 1, 2023.

0.25 FTE Continuing part-time (Okanagan Language) nsyilxcen Language Instructor at Merritt Central Elementary, beginning September 1, 2023.


  • Be a fluent speaker of the nsyilxcen Language.
  • Possess a First Nations Language teacher certificate for nsyilxcen Language or be eligible for this certificate.
  • Have a good understanding of Syilx culture.
  • Training and experience working with grade-level students.
  • Experience with adapting materials, resources, assessments and learning outcomes for student needs.
  • Valid BC Teaching certificate or eligible for Letter of Permission.
  • Teaching category five or higher.


  • A commitment to supporting a variety of learning needs.
  • Experience/training in supporting the social-emotional learning needs of students.
  • Committed to establishing and maintaining positive relationships with students, staff and parents.
  • Committed to working as a member of a school team in support of students.

School District 58 is working to ensure an inclusive, diverse and representative workforce. Successful candidates will recognize that consistent with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the BC Human Rights Code and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, employment practices and procedures at all levels must reflect and demonstrate an understanding of, and response to, a diverse population.

Interested applicants should go to our district website at www.sd58.bc.ca which provides guidance on how to apply for teaching jobs in our district. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Teachers interested in further information regarding this position should contact the Principal, Shelley Oppenheim-Lacerte at 250-315-1111 or email: slacerte@365.sd58.bc.ca

Posted On
February 15, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023