Elementary Teacher

Job Code: 2782471

Job Description

Haisla Nation Council has a job opening for HCS position:

Kindergarten Teacher (fill in Maternity Leave possibility of continuity)

One Kindergarten teacher is required for the 2020 - 2021 school year to fill a 18 month maternity leave, with the strong possibility of continuity. The successful candidate will be committed to working in a positive team atmosphere to ensure success for all students.
Successful candidate will be working and playing in the traditional territory of the Haisla Nation. Haisla Community School offers modern classrooms with state-of-the-art technology, Haisla Language and Culture program, and a nutrition program. The successful teacher will enjoy a wide range of employment benefits and world class professional development support systems through our partnership with School District 82 and First Nation Schools Association.
• commitment to active participation in the school and Nations professional learning community
to ensure student success.
• committed to making collaborative decisions about instructional design and selection of
instructional materials based on data related to student learning including teaching Readwell,
JUMP Math and other foundational programs.
• demonstrated experience and training in differentiated learning, intensive behavioral
management and special learning needs.
• demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in the planning and delivery of the
school's goals
• recent and successful classroom experiences with multi-grade and inter-class organization
• demonstrated effective classroom management skills for maintaining a positive classroom
• proven interpersonal skills and a high degree of professional flexibility, patience and humor
• must be highly motivated and able to work with children in a supportive and consistent manner
• knowledge and understanding of First Nations culture
• willingness to integrate appropriate technologies into your instructional practices in order to
improve learning outcomes is essential
• knowledge of and experience with Mind Up, Friends for Life, and DIBELS is considered an
• must have or be eligible for BC Teacher Certification
• minimum B.Ed. and BC Certification
Job duties include but are not limited to:
 Consistently complete comprehensive and detailed planning of all curriculum, including daily
lessons, day plans, overviews, units and assessment strategies
 Complete detailed data/observation driven assessment for 2 oral and 3 written reports
 Instructs and supports instruction of identified students, using proven teaching methods
 Takes the lead on I.E.P. development, collaboration and implementation.
 Schedules and coordinates relevant support staff effectively.
 Administers tests to evaluate students’ progress, records results, and issues reports to inform
parents of progress.
 Maintains discipline in instructional setting by applying disciplinary measures when necessary
 Meets with students, parents and School Based Team to discuss student progress and goals.
 Participates in other staff and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher
training workshops.
 Performs related duties, for example sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations,
and counselling student in adjustment and academic problems.
 Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
 Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, school policies
and regulations
 Participate in extracurricular activities such as DPR, P.E., social activities, sporting activities,
 Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make
relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
 Perform certain support duties including but not limited to student support, counselling
students with academic problems and providing student encouragement and guidance.
 Participate in Nation, department and school meetings, parent meetings and PLC meetings
 Deals tactfully and respectfully with staff, students, parents and the public, with the BCTF
code of conduct as a benchmark.
 Works closely with a wide range of agencies and programs to build support for each student.
 A valid BC teaching certificate or eligibility for membership in the BC College of Teachers or
eligibility for certification with the BC Teacher Regulation Branch
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 High level of energy, physical fitness and personal health
 High levels of patience and good sense of humor
 Genuinely committed to helping children learn
 Cultural sensitivity, with experience in First Nations schools and communities
 Excellent problem solving skills, negotiation and mediation skills
 Ability to recognize individual learning styles and the characteristics of learners
 High level of attention to confidentiality
 Strong working knowledge of instructional and classroom technology (iPads/Laptops)
 To Follow Haisla Nation Council personnel policy and manual;
 Police Information check and a vulnerable records check is required.
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume including a copy of all your certificates, names of three references and the express permission for HNC to contact these references, as well as your resume to:
Stephanie McClure – Human Resource Manager
Haisla Nation Council Haisla PO Box 1101 Kitamaat Village, BC V0T 2B0
Phone (250) 639 – 9361 Fax (250) 632 – 2840
Email: HNCJobs@haisla.ca
Deadline for applications: Until position is filled
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted
Reposted request with change: Jan 9, 2020
Posted On
September 23, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Haisla Community School
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Additional Documents
  • Criminal Background Check (VSS)
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Reference Letter(s)
  • Transcripts