Educators Needed – Northern Vacant Positions

John George Martin Memorial School in Wunnumin Lake First Nation is looking for professional teachers for 2022 -2023 academic year. These professionals must be willing to travel north of 50, in the pristine and calming environment of nature and wildlife. The land bears witness of many diverse native cultures and traditions that not many people know and understand. It is a land of many lakes and rivers that sustain wildlife, fish, and the ecosystem.


The school holds many gatherings and festivals that honour the land and people. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. The school population is approximately 150 students from JK to Grade 10. After grade 8 or grade 10, students go out to urban high schools and this maybe their first time out of the community.

The school has local staff that work as education assistants and social counselors. There are also the native language teachers who teach the Oji-Cree language to students in each class.

The school hosts activities that are traditional and cultural that teach lessons and skills. Each grade is involved and gets to be part of learning. The academic curriculum and guidelines are from the ministry of education Ontario and some local content is used.

The main language of the community is Oji-Cree. The school is the main support for keeping the oral language alive. This is to ensure future generations of children will have the oral language fluency.

The vacancies are:

Principal: dynamic and proven leadership skills needed.

Grade 1/2 Teacher

Grade 3/4 Teacher

Grade 5/6 Teacher: Multi-grade system challenge and an experienced teacher an asset.

We are looking for committed Teachers to complement our qualified workforce of educators. You will be responsible for preparing and implementing a full educational teaching plan according to the school’s requirements. It will be fundamental to provide knowledge and instruction to students while also helping them develop their personalities and skills.

The ideal candidate will be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to students and create a relationship of mutual trust. They will know how to organize a class and make learning an easy and meaningful process.

The goal is to help cultivate the students’ interest in education and be their dedicated ally in the entire process of learning and development.

Special Education Teacher: work with children with physical, emotional, mental, and learning disabilities. Special Ed Teachers help students achieve important learning milestones by using various teaching methods tailored to the specific needs of each student.

In general, the best candidate for this position will hold a degree in Special Education and will have relevant work experience. Also, it’s an advantage if the candidate can present a sample of previous lesson plans, they have developed to demonstrate their teaching methods. A good working knowledge of this position is an asset, as students’ needs are vital and critical to their success, thus must develop an IEP to support them.


Bachelor’s Degree or degree in Teaching

Elementary or Intermediate certification or Ontario Teacher Certificate Qualification

At Least 2 Years of teaching experience

Excellent oral and written skills

Strong organizational skills

Strong classroom management skills

Keen observation skills

Other skills can be:

First Aid and CPR certificate

Apply to:

Cell: 807-738-2537

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Shibogama Education
Posting Date:
10/15/2022 8:00:00 PM
Sioux Lookout, Ontario