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Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation

Grade 2 Teacher Position

POSTED: 1 month ago
Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
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Closing Date:
May 31, 2024
Job Description:
Grade 2 Teacher Position
8 Week Contract

POSITION: Grade 2 Teacher

SALARY: Salary on school grid based on QECO qualifications
START DATE: Immediately January 15 to March 1, 2024.
JOB TYPE- Contract

LOCATION: Sagamok Anishnawbek, 100km west of Sudbury

Biidaaban Kinoomaagegamik is seeking a committed elementary teacher to engage students and deliver exceptional learning experiences. Staff work as part of a collaborative team to infuse Anishinaabe history, culture and perspectives and also follow the Ontario curriculum.

We offer very competitive salary and benefits. Staff are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities and become part of a vibrant school community.

Under the direct supervision of the Principal, teachers are responsible for the following:

- To perform the duties of teacher as specified in the Education Act.
- To maintain ethical standards of practice as outlined by the Ontario College of Teachers.
- To supervise and teach students at either, primary/junior/intermediate level.
- To work collaboratively with staff, principal and curriculum leads to select current and appropriate teaching materials which infuse Anishinaabe values, language, culture, history and perspectives.
- To ensure a safe, healthy, and secure learning environment.
- To Instill a love of life-long learning and maintain a positive learning environment where students build self-esteem and show respect for themselves, peers and adults.
- To provide student activities which promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development
- To help identify students who require assistance and collaborate with the special education team to implement Individualized Education Program (IEP) requirements
- To maintain records of student progress, attendance and lates, and report progress to parents /guardians and the principal (e.g., report cards, interviews, ongoing communication).
- To meet with teacher assistants (where applicable) and Anishnaabemowin speakers to provide information about student learning needs, accommodations and support-strategies
- To build positive relationships with parents, educational partners and the community-at-large.
- To carry out teaching duties as a team member and support daily operations.
- To maintain, under the direction of the principal, proper order and discipline in the teacher's classroom and while on duty in the school and on the school ground.
- To help to organize, supervise and /or participate in extra-curricular activities
- To perform all duties assigned in accordance with policy and the teaching profession.
- To promote the mission of Sagamok Anishnawbek and the vision of Biidaaban Kinoomaagegamik
- To actively pursue professional development in numeracy and literacy the ability to work in collaborative teams, to embrace reflective practices and experiences such as co-planning and teaching and differentiated instruction.

Required Skills:
- Valid Ontario College of Teachers certification/registration and QECO Registration.
- Additional Qualifications in Special Education are considered assets w/flexibility to adapt to teaching environment.
- Good knowledge of Sagamok Anishnaawbwk and Biidaaban Kinoomaagegamik policy and Ministry guidelines.
- Excellent rapport with students and a team oriented individual.
- Fluency in Anishinaabe, knowledge and appreciation of the Anishinaabe culture and heritage and/or willingness to learn are considered definite assets
- Upon a conditional offer, the successful candidate will be required to submit a recent VSC
How to Apply:
Interested applicants MUST submit a cover letter, resume, photocopies of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution, and three references (preferably 3 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager or 2 recent employment references from a direct supervisor/manager and one [1] character reference):

Attn: Hiring Committee c/o Human Resources
Sagamok Anishnawbek, P.O. Box 2230, Sagamok, Ontario, P0P 2L0

By: Until filled

We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people.
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