Grade 7/8 Teacher Required Immediately for North Spirit Lake FN

Victoria Linklater Memorial School in North Spirit Lake, O­ntario is looking for a Grades 7/8 Teacher, starting immediately.

In accordance with the following broad statement of duties, outlined within the North Spirit Lake Education Authority Policy Manual, the teacher shall:

  • teach directly and by example, community Christian values, respect for the Creator, self, others and the environment;
  • promote the native language and heritage through classroom displays and courses of study;
  • encourage the students in the pursuit of lifelong learning;
  • conduct classes as per scheduled time periods;
  • prepare short, medium and long range goals and objectives as per  North Spirit Lake Education Authority policy;
  • assist in the o­n-going development of cooperation among school staff;
  • maintain, in accordance with North Spirit Lake Education Authority policy, proper order and discipline while in the classroom and o­n duty within the school grounds;
  • participate in professional activity days at the direction of the North Spirit Lake Education Authority;
  • use texts approved by the North Spirit Lake Education Authority;
  • teach effectively and evaluate student progress in accordance with the academic timetable;
  • participate in extra-curricular activities and committees;
  • act through the proper lines of authority when seeking advice, guidance and clarification;
  • prepare and implement individual student work plans in cooperation with administration, staff, resource and special education advisors;
  • work cooperatively with parents through an "open door policy" and  invitations to classroom activities, home visits, sharing concerns, and homework assistance;
  • above all, respect the rights and privacy of students, parents, and guardians at all times.

The teacher will also read and adhere to the more specific duties which accompany the above, as well, other duties as prescribed by the North Spirit Lake Education Authority in accordance with North Spirit Lake Education Authority policy.

Teachers fluent in the Oji-Cree language with proven administrative skills and experience prefered.

Enquiries and resumes can be passed along through:

Jim Teskey
Education Advisor
Keewaytinook Okimakanak
Call: 1-800- 387-3740 or 1-807-735-1381
Fax: 1-807-735-1383