Lilwat Nation
Career Opportunities
Lilwat Nation
Position Type: Grade Seven Teacher
Categories: Elementary
Location: Xet'olacw Community School, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N 2K0
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reporting to: Principal
Salary: As per the Teaching Salary Grid
Posting Date: April 3, 2019
Closing Date: Posted until position is filled
Start Date: August 26, 2019
Xet'ólacw Community School is a Lílwat Nation school situated 35 minutes north of Whistler, BC in the Mount Currie Community. The School is a modern, dynamic institution with a strong First Nations curriculum as well as academics from N to 12.
Applicants need to be willing to work in a collaborative environment including involvement in an aboriginal student achievement program, which includes coaching that improves student and teacher performance.
This position provides an opportunity for high quality Professional Development
Key Deliverables:
- Teach all subjects in the Grade 7 class with Physical Education, Ucwalmícwts (traditional language), and a library time supervised by other teachers or staff.
- Implement strong classroom management strategies.
- Is committed to excellent instructional preparation and consistent record keeping. Timely reporting to administration when necessary e.g. report cards, attendance records and data request
- Can use data to drive classroom/school-wide improvement initiatives
- Maintain open and consistent communication with students and their families about their academic progress
- Can operate and teach numeracy and literacy in collaboration with others according to the school's strategies for improving academic outcomes
- Be a positive team player committed to the belief that all children can learn at high levels
- Commit to ongoing professional development including willingness to be coached by the Elementary Supervisor and Regional Principal via school visits, video teleconference calls etc. and joining Provincial Professional Learning Community model (in Vancouver) and a School-Wide PLC model on site.
- Working in Reading Mastery/Corrective Reading Program (platooned) as well as Literature program and centers.
- Work with Saxon Math in collaboration with other Intermediate teaching staff
- Experience and/or education in special needs an asset
- Enjoy participating in school event days such as Sports Day, Eagle Run, and Flake Rodeo etc.
Key Qualifications and Attributes:
- Possession of or eligibility for a BC Teaching Certificate
- Membership in the Teacher Regulation Branch
- Ability to work with First Nations students in a First Nations community
- Innovative and energetic
- Positive thinking and ability to work as a team member
- Skill in developing instructional strategies based on essential skills and engaging for students
- Teaching record of success an asset.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to build positive student relationships
- Reflective practices
- Familiarity with BC's new curriculum
- Have a desire to learn and grow professionally
Applications and Other Documents:
Send cover letter, resume, including reference, transcripts, copy of degrees and TQS Category, prefer by fax.
Contact Information: Glenda Gabriel, Receptionist/Secretary Xet'olacw Community School P.O. Box 604, Mount Currie, B.C. , VON 2K0
604 894-6131
Fax: (604) 894-5717
We thank you for your interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.