SD92 - Nisgaa

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Human Resource Department

Email: [email protected]

District Inclusive Education Teacher

Nisga’a School District No. 92 invites applications for a Inclusive Education Teacher at Nisga’a School District No. 92. Reporting directly to the superintendent, 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 ($58,025 to $103,901)

Recruitment and Retention allowance for all teachers ($2,761 paid over 10 months of the school year, based on FTE).

Isolation Allowance for our remote communities: Laxgalts’ap – $2,188; Gingolx – $3,775

Mentoring and coaching for new teachers.

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:
Hold a Master in Special Education

Be certified in Level B testing

Have experience working at a District level and have 6 years or more classroom teaching 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 Jill Jenson, superintendent, at Nisga’a School District No. 92 at [email protected]

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 @ [email protected], no later than June 30, 2023.

Please click here to view our School District welcome video!

Jo b Posting #23-32

Human Resource Department

Nisga’a School District No. 92

Box 240

New Aiyansh, BC V0J 1A0

Email: [email protected]

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