Alvin A. McKay Elementary School
Nisga’a School District No. 92
Nisga’a School District No. 92 invites applications for a Elementary Teacher at Alvin A. McKay Elementary School. Reporting directly to the principal, this is a full-time position starting September 1, 2023.
Nisga’a School District is located in the majestic and breathtakingly beautiful Nass valley in northwestern British Columbia. The district encompasses the traditional treaty territory of the Nisga’a Nation along the Nass River. People from around the world are drawn to Nisga’a lands to experience diverse outdoor explorations, including the volcano, Lava Bed Park, natural hot springs, fishing, hiking, hunting, kayaking/canoeing, biking, sledding, etc., as well as to encounter Nisga’a culture.
The Nisga’a School District is currently partnered with the Harvard Graduate School of Education through the Deeper Learning Dozen community of practice which is seeking to radically transform education for more equitable outcomes for students. We are also partnering with MIT’s Learning Lab, working with Peter Senge and Mette Boll on building compassionate learning systems. Together, these initiatives provide an exclusive leading edge in professional learning that links system transformation, place-based learning, embedding Nisga’a language, culture, knowledge and worldviews, and truth and reconciliation. with exceptional instructional practice.
If you are interested in joining our journey, you will engage in unparalleled opportunities and experiences that will enrich you personally and professionally.
Rent rebates/subsidies, furnished, affordable housing ($350 to $600 depending on size)
Competitive salary ($58,025 to $103,901)
Recruitment and Retention allowance for all teachers ($2,761 paid over 10 months of the school year, based on FTE).
Isolation Allowance for our remote communities: Laxgalts’ap - $2,188; Gingolx - $3,775
Mentoring and coaching for new teachers.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated:
Care, compassion, and learner-focused practices
Appreciation for the key role that Language and Culture play in Indigenous Education
Commitment to working as part of a team to develop and implement individualized learning plans with academic, behavioral, and social-emotional goals
Respect for diversity, strong interpersonal skills, and an inquiry-based mindset
The ability to positively engage with and motivate students
Respect for and encouragement of meaningful parent involvement in school
Demonstrate strong classroom management
Commitment to collaboration and teamwork
Willingness to encourage and challenge students in a culturally rich environment
Competence in implementing the BC Curriculum, including current pedagogical and assessment practices
Personal commitment to learning
Qualifications and Experience:
Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for). Be legal to work in Canada
Committed to following the goals and strategies outlined in the school and district framework for enhanced learning.
Working knowledge of the learning standards, curricular competencies, and core competencies within the BC Curriculum.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those short-listed will be contacted. For further clarification please contact Martha Swinn, Principal, at Alvin A. McKay Elementary School at firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact our Human Resources Department. Please include a resume and cover letter including three reference letters to the Human Resource Department @ email@example.com, no later than April 30, 2023.
Please click here to view our School District welcome video!
Jo b Posting #23-04
Human Resource Department
Nisga’a School District No. 92
New Aiyansh, BC V0J 1A0