Grade 4 Teacher
Bella Coola, BC

At Acwsalcta School, we have such wonderful, hardworking students. Please enjoy our music video, which will help to give you a better understanding of our students, culture and community:

Nuxalk Acwsalcmlslayc Academy of Learning Society office is located at 4-Mile Subdivision in Nuxalk territory. Acwsalcta School is one of the most architecturally beautiful schools in BC, and features exquisite design by local Nuxalk artists. Our school is a K-12 school, and boasts a nursery program, along with a separate Adult Education Centre. Acwsalcta School is an independent school, and offers many locally developed courses along with the Ministry of Education's graduation program.

Acwsalcta School offers a large range of programs including Outdoor Education, Traditional Foods and Nuxalk Language and Culture classes.

Acwsalcta means “A Place of Learning”. At Acwsalcta, students are provided with opportunities and support to develop strong personal identities as Nuxalkmc. Our dynamic cultural program is a foundation upon which they can build the skills, knowledge, values and attitudes that will inspire them to become lifelong learners and to find bring success for each of them in meeting the challenges of a complex and rapidly changing future.

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Teaching Opportunities:

- Acwsalcta School has one teaching opportunity available, a grade 4 classroom teacher (full time) for the 2019-2020 school year.

-A relocation allowance of $1,500.00 is offered to the successful candidate

-Subsided housing is offered to the successful candidate, with a monthly rent between $475-$600/month. The housing units are furnished, as well.


-must have a Bachelor of Education and a current BC Teaching Certificate (or eligible to apply for BC Teaching Certificate)

-must be willing to work collaboratively with other staff members to meet school goals and vision

-demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of First Nations culture, and a willing to learn and implement Nuxalk teachings into the classroom

-demonstrates the understanding of a community school, and involves the community and families in the school events

-must be knowledgeable in the BC Curriculum

- must be willing to work with the First Nations Schools Association in Professional Learning Communities

-must be willing to be coached in Professional Growth

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Please send your resume and supporting documents to Brittany Hughes, Acwsalcta.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $58,964.00 to $94,341.00 /year


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