Secwépemc Language and Culture

Job Code: 3744721

Job Details

Description of Assignment

Secwépemc Language and Culture

0.2 FTE (one day per week). Schedule to be determined in consultation with school administration.

Salary

The salary of this assignment is based on our current salary grid. The current salary is set to $59, 711.00 per annum, paid over 10 months and prorated to the FTE.

Special Qualifications Required

  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Professional Teaching Certificate. Applicants who hold (or are eligible to hold) a Secwépemc Language Certificate may also be considered.
  • Oral and written fluency in Secwépemc Language
  • Be current with traditional activities and culture
  • Have successful experience working in a classroom
  • Be able to produce, use lesson plans and overviews and organize resources for class
  • Be able to assess, evaluate and give feedback to students and parents on their work; this will include report cards
  • Expected to work with a school team to further students' educational goals
  • Expected to continue learning by attending language/culture courses and workshops and other professional development activities

Local Area Information and Application Details

In School District 27 it is acknowledged that we humbly work, learn, and live on the traditional, ancestral, unceded, and shared lands of the Secwepemc, Tsilhqottin, and Dakelh people. This includes the lands of Tsqescen, Stswecemc\\Xgettem, Esketemc, Xatsull, Texelc, Tsideldel, Tletinqox, Yunesitin, Tlesqox, Xeni Gwetin, ?Esdilagh and Ulkatchoten First Nations. We acknowledge that Secwepemctsin, Tsilhqotin, and Carrier are the official languages of this land.

We commit to supporting our new teachers (those with 0-3 years of experience) by facilitating a structured mentorship program. Teachers who desire mentorship but who have more than 3 years experience will qualify for mentorship based on the provisions within our collective agreement.

We further support those who have a desire to explore their leadership abilities by offering a leadership series throughout the school year. Participants can expect to meet with the group in person (and over dinner), a minimum of 3 times. This structured series is facilitated by our Superintendent of Schools.

We also believe in providing Professional Development beyond the provisions of our collective agreement. The District has engaged in long term contracts with several (up to 6) educational leaders. Teachers can expect to see the educational leaders in our District, up to 2 days prior to a Professional Development Day, offering hands on coaching both in the classroom and in sessions (evening or during the Professional Development Day).

Our local teachers' union, the Cariboo Chilcotin Teachers' Association, also boasts strong collective agreement language regarding Professional Development as well as financial support for their members to engage in opportunities.

Relocation allowance may be offered with this position.

School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) is an equal opportunity employer


Posted On
July 08, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
1

Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
Williams Lake
School/Location
Cataline Elementary
Salary
range
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter