23-04 Elementary Teacher - AAMES

Job Code: 3351557

Job Description


Competition #23-04


Elementary Teacher

Alvin A. McKay Elementary School

Nisga’a School District No. 92

Nisgaa 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.

Additional incentives:

  • Moving allowance
  • Rent rebates/subsidies, furnished, affordable housing ($350 to $600 depending on size)
  • Competitive salary ($61,942 to $111,226)
  • Recruitment and Retention allowance for all teachers ($2,947 paid over 10 months of the school year, based on FTE).
  • Isolation Allowance for our remote communities: Laxgalts’ap - $2,336; Gingolx - $4,030
  • Mentoring and coaching for new teachers.
  • This position is eligible for a pre-employment signing bonus of 10,000 in return for a successful candidate accepting a job offer for this position.

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 mswinn@nisgaa.bc.ca

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 @ humanresources@nisgaa.bc.ca,

Please click here to view our School District welcome video!

Jo b Posting #23-04

Human Resource Department

Nisgaa School District No. 92

Box 240

New Aiyansh, BC V0J 1A0

Email: humanresources@nisgaa.bc.ca

Posted On
September 06, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Laxgalts'ap, BC (Greenville)
Alvin A. McKay
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas
  • Reference Letter(s)