Wasauksing First Nation
PROGRAM AREA: Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik – Elementary
POSITION TITLE: Teacher
DURATION: Full-time Contract – 18 Month Maternity Leave
CLOSING: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Wasauksing First Nation is accepting applications for a Teacher for Wasauksing
Kinomaugewgamik – Elementary School to cover a 18 month Maternity Leave. The Classroom
Teacher is responsible for providing an educational, supportive and wholistic atmosphere where
students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and
This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program in
accordance with Wasauksing First Nation and Ontario curriculum policies that will result in
students achieving lifelong success and a strong cultural identity.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Model professional and ethical standards (Ontario College of Teachers) when dealing
with students, parents, peers and community.
Regularly attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training
workshops in order to maintain and improve professional growth and development.
Use the Foundations of Professional Practice as set by the OCT (eg. treat students with
dignity and respect.)
Assume responsibility for meeting their long-range plans, unit plans, emergency plans,
and student-wide performance goals.
Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, and
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those
objectives to students.
Assign and grade class work and homework.
Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments in order to evaluate students’
Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help. Develop
IEP’s and participate in IPRC.
Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other
experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
Administer standardized ability and achievement tests, and interpret results to
determine student strengths and areas of need.
Provide disabled students or students with LD with assistive devices and supportive
Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among
the students with whom they are responsible.
Apply current classroom management and techniques to enhance student interactions,
learning and classroom management.
Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs,
interests, and learning styles.
Facilitate students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as
discussions, demonstrations, hands-on learning activities, and technological aids
Employ relevant in instructional principles, teaching pedagogy, methods, and
Operates in accordance with and ensures compliance to the Wasauksing First Nation
Administrative, Finance and program policies and procedures as may be updated and
amended from time to time.
Provide a positive and supportive learning environment which will lead to maximum
learning opportunities for each student.
Provide for and promote the care and protection of students and school property.
Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines
and honoring schedules.
Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by Wasauksing First Nation
and provincial standards. (Report Cards/OSR)
Incorporate cultural teachings and Anishinaabemowin into their daily curriculum AND
use trauma-informed teaching practices and have an understanding of intergenerational
trauma & the effects of residential schools/colonization on Indigenous people.
Adhere to administration policies and rules governing students.
Prepare for assigned classes, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent
Prior experience working with children an asset
Valid Driver’s License and reliable personal vehicle
This position requires the individual to work with various families, youth and children. To
protect children, youth and vulnerable persons, Wasauksing First Nation requires the
individual to provide a vulnerable sector check
Applications must be received no later than Wednesday, March 8, 2023
@ 4:00 pm
Please send your resume with a cover letter, contact information and two recent
employment references to:
Amanda Worm, HR Manager
Or package may be dropped off at the following physical address:
1508 Geewadin Road Lane G
Wasauksing First Nation
Preference may be given to Indigenous candidates with relevant on reserve employment
experience and/or those with knowledge and understanding of the Wasauksing First Nation
History and Community.
“Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We wish to thank everyone for their
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