If you love the stately rain forests and salt water of British Columbia’s west coast – you will really enjoy life in the First Nations village of Lax Kw’alaams (Port Simpson)!

We are only a short ferry ride and a 17 km drive on newly paved road from Prince Rupert. A pristine environment surrounds this coastal village with easy access to shopping and all the facilities of Prince Rupert including bus, train and air transportation. Coast Tsimshian Academy is a four-year-old facility where all classrooms are equipped with Smart Boards and telephones, laptops are available and the school includes a library and access to a beautiful indoor pool (w/water slide, sauna, hot tub, etc.), gymnasium and weight room facilities. You will never need to go outside to transit from the school to these modern, well-maintained recreational opportunities. It is important to note that the successful applicant will enjoy above average salary, travel/moving allotment and matching RRSP contributions from the employer. C.T.A. is a great place to teach!

Coast Tsimshian Academy is seeking the services of a

Full-time (1.0) Teacher capable of teaching

Grades 8 – 12

Social Studies

in a team teaching environment.

This position will conform to the Prov. of British Columbia curriculum guidelines.

All subjects shall be integrated with Tsimshian First Nations History and Culture where appropriate. The successful candidate will begin teaching immediately.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following characteristics:

Possession of (or eligibility for) B.C. Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate

Successful teaching experience in a First Nations community

Ability to meet the challenges of classroom management and differentiated curriculum delivery at the senior level and successfully address student challenges in emotional and social areas

Familiarity with computer technology and the use of Smartboards in the delivery of curriculum

Ability to cultivate regular, meaningful dialogue between school and home to support parental engagement in the learning process of students

Willingness to participate in extra-curricular programs to engage students beyond the academic arena

Willingness to engage with local culture and participate in community events

Please feel free to access our online school video at



Interested applicants should forward a complete resume to brad.pilgrim@tsimshianacademy.com Resume must include a brief cover letter, relevant academic transcripts, letters of recommendation and references. The successful applicant must also pass a Criminal Record Check.

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Posting Date:
8/25/2022 8:00:00 PM
Prince Rupert, British Columbia