24/25 K-12 Cree Language, Culture, and Land-Based Teacher - Ministik Community School

Job No: NLSD208
Location: Cumberland House

Northern Lights School Division No.113 is a provincial school system serving a predominantly Indigenous school population throughout an area encompassing the entire northern half of Saskatchewan. The schools are very diverse ranging from 10 to over 500 students per school, and catering to Cree, Dene, Métis, French, and English cultures and languages.


NLSD provides a full range of pre-kindergarten to Grade Twelve programs to more than 4300 students in 21 schools. We have offices located in the beautiful communities of La Ronge and Beauval, both approximately 400 kilometers north of Saskatoon.

 

The division is progressively piloting programs unique to Canada, staying on the cutting edge of technology, and integrating the varied cultural aspects of the communities into the classrooms.

 

Location:  Ministik Community School

Start Date: August 27, 2024

FTE: Full-time

Term of Employment: Continuing

Salary and Benefits:  According to the provincial salary grid (www.stf.sk.ca) plus a benefits package that includes subsidized, furnished housing and a Northern living allowance.  Moving assistance may also be available.

Application Deadline: May 29, 2024

Qualifications:

  • Saskatchewan Professional A Teacher’s Certificate (or confirmation of eligibility)
  • Knowledge and experience applying best practices in the areas of instruction, curriculum, environment and assessment
  • Knowledge of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit languages, histories, and cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a team as well as independently
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are fluent in the Cree language, as the teaching assignment will include instruction for high school Cree language courses.

 

Please submit your resume, three professional references, and a current criminal record check (file upload options are available at the end of this application).

 

For more information on the school and community, please contact the Superintendent of Education, Meghan Beaven, at 306-425-3302 or the Principal, Aaron Fosseneuve, at 306-888-2181, or visit our website at nlsd113.ca.

 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. Please note that present and past employers may be contacted.

We welcome diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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