haahuupayak School is an independent school located on Tseshaht First Nation Reserve in the beautiful Alberni Valley. Tseshaht First Nation is one of 14 tribes in the Nuuchahnulth Territories.
The school community is nestled adjacent to the city of Port Alberni, which has a population of approximately 18,000.
The school has an average student enrolment of 150 and delivers the current BC Curriculum to its Kindergarten to Grade 7 students.
Students and teachers are supported by an intensive Special Education Program and a vibrant cultural program.
At haahuupayak, it is our goal to provide an education that meets educational needs of today, in a manner consistent with Nuuchahnulth cultural teachings.
Haahuupa means "continuous teaching with care."
At haahuupayak, children are guided to meet their potential, while gaining knowledge and appreciation of their culture.
This position description describes the principal duties and responsibilities of this position and does not imply that they are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed.
POSITION TITLE : Teacher-On-Call
REPORTING TO : Principal of haahuupayak School
The teacher is responsible for providing quality education to elementary school aged children attending haahuupayak School.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES (as necessary)
Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the School policies, standards, governing regulations and procedures, as directed by the haahuupayak Society
Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of haahuupayak School
Follows integrated Resource Package (IRP) and BC Performance Standards to meet BC academic standards
Prepares lesson and unit plans that meet the learning outcomes outlined in the IRP
Manages classroom to be a safe learning environment
Maintains records of students’ academic performances utilizing a variety of informal and formal assessment tools
Prepares student Communicating Student Learning reports and facilitates parent / teacher interviews
Provides individual and group instruction designed to meet individual student needs and to motivate student learning.
Cooperates in school-wide supervision of students during out-of-classroom activities
Cooperates in team building and team work with the principal and other staff
Maintains professional development by taking courses and participating in workshops
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Principal
EDUCATION / TRAINING / CERTIFICATION
Bachelor of Education Degree and a member of the BC Teachers Regulation Branch : BC Ministry of Education
Valid First Aid Certification with CPR Level B or C endorsement
Classroom teaching, student teaching, internship, or full-time teaching experience within a public or private school system.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Good communication skills (oral and written)
Integrity (Honesty, Trustworthy, Professional etc.)
Ability to be open-minded and tolerant
Ability to develop and deliver curriculum
Knowledge of current trends in computer technology
Solid classroom management
Criminal Records Check appropriate to the Employer and the position
Current Driver’s License (not a requirement)
Life style consistence with the duties and responsibilities of the position
Organized with excellent planning and development skills
Experience working within a First Nation environment
How to apply : Interested applicants are asked to email their full resume with references and cover letter to : principal haahuupayak.com