ʔaq̓am is a member Community of the Ktunaxa Nation (pronounced ‘k-too-nah-ha’). ʔaq̓am Organization exists for the Community. Externally, we are here to serve the Community, and internally, we are our own Community, comprised of different departments unified by our Vision, Mission, and Values. As a team, through our own roles and departments, the ʔaq̓am Organization works together to achieve our strategic plan – “ka kniⱡwityaⱡa ~ Our Thinking”, and continue to progress and move our Community forward.
ʔaq̓am is located in the beautiful, sunny centre of Ktunaxa Traditional Territory in the southeast corner of British Columbia. If you love the outdoors, the mountains, fresh air, and the sun, this is the place for you. We are here to work towards achieving ʔaq̓am’s Vision: “A vibrant, healthy community, speaking our language, governing effectively, and maximizing our lands and resources for the benefit of future generations and all living things, in a manner consistent with qanikitȼi (our values and principles).” Be a part of an excellent team, perform meaningful work that will realize long-term benefits, share in worthwhile accomplishments, celebrate successes, join in the camaraderie, build strong relationships and enjoy lifelong learning!
About the Opportunity
The Teacher Teaching On-Call (TTOC) is responsible for replacing regular teachers when they are absent from the ʔaq̓amnik school.
We are currently seeking several On-Call Teachers to join our team in Cranbrook, BC.
Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Supervising students assigned, ensuring their safety at all times.
- Instructing and delivering the planned curriculum using various methods.
- Effective communication with students, parents and colleagues.
- Forming meaningful and trusted relationships with students and colleagues.
- Successfully manage a classroom and develop and maintain a positive classroom climate.
More About You
In order to qualify for the Teacher Teaching On-Call (TTOC) role, you must have a Bachelor of Education Degree or equivalent, a current and valid B.C. Teaching Certificate, in good standing. Proof of a clear criminal record including vulnerable sector check. Provision of a clean driver's abstract and a Valid Class 5 driver’s license. Additionally, you may have working knowledge of and experience in Indigenous Education, an understanding of local resources and environment and are committed to support the full range of student abilities. You have experience with adapting and modifying materials for diverse learners and multi-grade class experience is an asset.
Hours of work are generally Monday to Friday 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.
Preference will be given to candidates for Ktunaxa or other Indigenous ancestry, we thank all those that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.