Kispiox Community School is located within traditional Gitxsan Territory on the beautiful Northwest interior of B.C. and services the small communities of Kispiox and surrounding areas. We are an independent K-7 elementary school with a student population of approximately 150 students, 90% of which are aboriginal. Kispiox is a 700-person First Nations community approximately 14 km north of Hazelton, B.C. This picturesque community enjoys having a modern, well equipped, progressive school within the village.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

· One primary teacher

· Two intermediate teachers

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Possess a Bachelor of Education degree

· Must have or be eligible for BC Teacher Certification

· Experience working with First Nations students

· Good communication skills, self-motivated, compassionate, empathetic, and enthusiastic;

· Ability to manage challenging student behaviours.

Knowledge and experience:

· Jump Math, Saxon Math

· Read Well, Reading Mastery

· Dibels

· Six Minute Solution

· IXL

· Effective classroom management skills

· Knowledge and understanding of First Nations culture

· Effective planning strategies which include lesson plans, unit plans and year plans

· Comprehensive assessment strategies which accommodate First Nations learning styles

· Willingness to integrate appropriate technologies in the classroom

· Experience developing and implementing IEPs

· Willingness to incorporate a variety of teaching methods to motivate and encourage students including the use of traditional knowledge in the outdoors and on the land

· Maintains effective and consistent communication with students and parents to discuss progress and goals

· Ensure that students follow all COVID-19 guidelines such as hand washing, physical distancing, staying in cohorts, and mask wearing as required by current health and safety guidelines;

· Monitor virtual classrooms during distance/remote learning: student progress, student attendance, student mental health

Open until filled. Submit complete application including cover letter, resume with 3 recent work references, and copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates to:

Lillian Gogag, Administrator, Anspayaxw School Society,

Kispiox Community School, 1439 Mary Blackwater Drive,

Kispiox, BC V0J 1Y4

Email: lgogag@kispioxschool.ca

Phone: 250-842-6148 Ext. 201

Fax: 250-842-5799

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
Gitksan/Wet’suwet’en
Posting Date:
8/5/2021 8:00:00 PM
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia
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