Bella Bella is located on BC's Central Coast in the heart of Great Bear Rainforest. If you are an enthusiastic secondary Science teacher who loves the outdoors please apply for the 2022-23 school year! We are looking for someone with a strong interest in teaching Indigenous students, who appreciates the opportunity to embrace Heiltsuk Culture, and enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, sea kayaking, boating and fishing.
Desired Abilities, Qualifications and Experience
Specialization and/or experience in teaching Science.
A commitment and demonstrated ability to nurture a school culture that is inclusive and focused on the learning needs of diverse learners.
Knowledge and sensitivity of BC First Nations.
Knowledge and awareness of initiatives and promising practices with regard to Indigenous education.
Demonstrated ability to motivate students.
Current knowledge of instructional and assessment strategies
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
Able to cultivate and maintain relationships with students, staff members, parents, and the community.
Supportive of a wide variety of learning strategies.
Knowledgeable and committed to using technology to support learning.
Committed to meeting the unique needs of a diverse school community.
Willing to support and engage with the SEAS (Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards) program and initiatives.
Innovative ideas and experience in developing and supporting a positive, safe and caring school climate.
Interest and capacities in extra-curricular activities, maybe even music!
Bella Bella Community School (BBCS) offers K4 to Grade 12 to both Heiltsuk and non-Heiltsuk students and is accredited as a BC Ministry of Education Independent School and is certified with the First Nations School Association. There are 300 students enrolled.
Bella Bella is reached by Pacific Coastal air service from Vancouver or by BC Ferries from Port Hardy or Prince Rupert.
* Competitive salary, pension, and benefits package
* Subsidized furnished accommodation
* One time relocation allowance
* Annual signing bonus
* Two round trip airfares to Vancouver per school year
* Sick day bonus
Please email the following:
scan of certification, or confirmation of BC teaching application
scan of official university transcripts
scan of degree(s) earned
recent Criminal Record Check & Vulnerable Sector Check
minimum of three professional references
to Brenda Humchitt: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information regarding this opportunity please contact Brenda: 250 957 7078