Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Junior Kindergarten (K4) Teacher

Peigan Board of Education

Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Position:

Junior Kindergarten (K4) Teacher

Position: Full Time

Position Summary

The Junior Kindergarten (K4) Teacher will be responsible for supporting and developing Piikani students, while focusing on the delivery of exceptional educational services. This is a part-time position reporting directly to the Principal of Napi’s Playground Elementary

Position Responsibilities

  • Use Alberta Education Program of Studies Educational Outcomes to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • implement Alberta Teacher Association Teacher Quality Standards Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • infuse planning documents and lessons with Piikani ways of knowing/Piikanissini
  • adhere to Peigan Board of Education Policy
  • establish and communicate clear outcomes for all learning activities
  • provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • identify and select instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs
  • instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • use relevant technology to support instruction
  • observe and evaluate student’s performance and development
  • encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • participate in school meetings (staff, parent, committee, divisional, specialist, collaborative)
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs including attending Parent Teacher Interviews
  • keep updated through professional development in subject area, teaching resources, methods and new school initiatives and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • develop long and short range plans, daily lessons plans, and scope and sequence for each course including assessments practices
  • prepare classroom for class activities
  • refer, participate and plan assessments of students requiring Special Education/Learning Support services
  • plan and deliver differentiated instruction to students whose learning support requires such teaching as identified in student Individual Program Plans (IPP)
  • assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • update all attendance records, grading reports, report cards, anecdotal records regularly, accurately and completely
  • prepare required reports on students and activities
  • manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Education or higher from an accredited institution
  • Alberta Education Teaching Certification – Interim or Professional
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma
  • Criminal Record Check and Intervention Check
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Blackfoot Language and Culture

Deadline: July 15, 2022

Submit cover letter, resume, references letters (3), copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Junior High Teacher – Grade 7

Peigan Board of Education

Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Position: Junior High Teacher – Grade 7

Position: Full Time

Position Summary

Peigan Board of Education is eager to provide the members of Piikani Nation, as well as other persons attending schools on the Piikani Nation, with quality education in an authentic learning environment that aims to meet the aspirations of the Piikani people, including the institution of programs and other activities that promote and enhance the Piikani Nation’s unique language, culture and traditions;  Peigan Board of Education is keen in hiring Teachers who will plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Position Responsibilities

  • use Alberta Education Program of Studies Educational Outcomes to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • implement Alberta Teacher Association Teacher Quality Standards Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • infuse planning documents and lessons with Piikani ways of knowing/Piikanissini
  • adhere to Peigan Board of Education Policy
  • develop long and short range plans, daily lessons plans, and scope and sequence for each course including assessments practices
  • establish and communicate clear outcomes for all learning activities
  • prepare classroom for class activities
  • provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • identify and select instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs
  • refer, participate and plan assessments of students requiring Special Education/Learning Support services
  • plan and deliver differentiated instruction to students whose learning support requires such teaching as identified in student Individual Program Plans (IPP)
  • instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • use relevant technology to support instruction
  • observe and evaluate student’s performance and development
  • assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • provide appropriate feedback on work
  • encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • update all attendance records, grading reports, report cards, anecdotal records regularly, accurately and completely
  • prepare required reports on students and activities
  • manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • perform certain learning support duties including student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement
  • participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • participate in school meetings (staff, parent, committee, divisional, specialist, collaborative)
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs including attending Parent Teacher Interviews
  • keep updated through professional development in subject area, teaching resources, methods and new school initiatives and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Education or higher from an accredited institution
  • Alberta Education Teaching Certification – Interim or Professional
  • Criminal Record Check and Child & Youth Information Module (CYIM) Check
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Blackfoot Language and Culture

Deadline: July 15, 2022

Submit cover letter, resume, references letters (3), copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Elementary Teacher – Grades 2 & 6

Peigan Board of Education

Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Position: Elementary Teacher – Grades 2 & 6
Position: Full Time

Position Summary

The Elementary Teacher will be responsible to provide an effective educational program that supports children’s learning and is appropriate to the development age of children attending Napi’s Playground Elementary School (NPES). The incumbent shall have comprehensive knowledge of the Alberta School Act, the Teaching Profession Act, the Alberta Teacher Quality Standards and Piikanissini.

Position Responsibilities

  • use Alberta Education Program of Studies Educational Outcomes to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • implement Alberta Teacher Association Teacher Quality Standards Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • infuse planning documents and lessons with Piikani ways of knowing/Piikanissini
  • adhere to Peigan Board of Education Policy
  • establish and communicate clear outcomes for all learning activities
  • provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • identify and select instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs
  • instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • use relevant technology to support instruction
  • observe and evaluate student’s performance and development
  • provide appropriate feedback on work
  • encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • participate in school meetings (staff, parent, committee, divisional, specialist, collaborative)
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs including attending Parent Teacher Interviews
  • keep updated through professional development in subject area, teaching resources, methods and new school initiatives and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • develop long and short range plans, daily lessons plans, and scope and sequence for each course including assessments practices
  • prepare classroom for class activities
  • refer, participate and plan assessments of students requiring Special Education/Learning Support services
  • plan and deliver differentiated instruction to students whose learning support requires such teaching as identified in student Individual Program Plans (IPP)
  • assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • update all attendance records, grading reports, report cards, anecdotal records regularly, accurately and completely
  • prepare required reports on students and activities
  • manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • perform certain learning support duties including student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor of Education or higher from an accredited institution
  • Alberta Education Teaching Certification – Interim or Professional
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma
  • Criminal Record Check and Intervention Check
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Blackfoot Language and Culture

Deadline: July 15, 2022

Submit cover letter, resume, references letters (3), copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Learning Support Teacher

Peigan Board of Education

Announcing the Availability of the Following 10 Month Full Time Position: Learning Support Teacher
Position: 10 Month Full Time

Position Summary

Peigan Board of Education is eager to provide the members of Piikani Nation, as well as other persons attending schools on the Piikani Reserve, with quality education in an authentic learning environment that aims to meet the aspirations of the Piikani people, including the institution of programs and other activities that promote and enhance the Piikani Nation’s unique language, culture and traditions.

Peigan Board of Education is keen in hiring Teachers who will plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Peigan Board of Education continues to enhance student services through new initiatives such as inclusive education. The Learning Support Teacher works primarily with children who require special instructional services to help them learn and develop to their potential.

Position Responsibilities

  • use Alberta Education Program of Studies Educational Outcomes to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • implement Alberta Teacher Association Teacher Quality Standards Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • infuse planning documents and lessons with Piikani ways of knowing/Piikanissini
  • adhere to Peigan Board of Education Policy
  • establish and communicate clear outcomes for all learning activities
  • provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • identify and select instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs
  • encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • prepare required reports on students and activities
  • participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • participate in school meetings (staff, parent, committee, divisional, specialist, collaborative)
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs including attending Parent Teacher Interviews
  • keep updated through professional development in subject area, teaching resources, methods and new school initiatives and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • assist in the planning and delivery of differentiated instruction to students whose learning support requires such modifications as identified in student Individual Program Plans (IPP)
  • completion of assessments and Special Education Program (SEP) list reporting as required for funding (including ISC reporting and compliances)conduct referrals, participate and plan assessments of students requiring Special Education/Learning Support services
  • assist or recommend relevant technology to support instruction
  • assist teachers in preparation of class activities
  • provide appropriate feedback on IPP goals during review with the Learning Support Team
  • assist teachers with implementing behaviour management strategies to manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures in consultation with the school psychologist or mental health therapist
  • assist teachers with implementing behaviour management strategies to maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school in consultation with the school psychologist or mental health therapist
  • assist teachers with implementing behaviour management strategies to apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement and empowerment
  • referrals for utilizing elders to help support struggling students

Education & Requirements

  • Bachelor of Education or higher from an accredited institution
  • Alberta Education Teaching Certification – Interim or Professional
  • Specialization or higher from an accredited institution in the area of inclusive education, learning support/special education
  • Trauma informed certification would be an asset
  • Clear Criminal Record Check and Intervention Check
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Blackfoot Language & Culture

Key Competencies:

  • compassion and empathy
  • self-motivation and initiative
  • verbal and written communication skills
  • attention to detail and high work standards
  • problem solving and decision making
  • organizing and planning
  • flexibility and adaptability

Submit cover letter, resume, references letters (3), copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: 3 Educational Assistant

Peigan Board of Education

Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Positions: 3 Educational Assistants
Position: Full Time

Position Summary

The Educational Assistant constitutes part of the PBOE support staff who help teachers carry out the educational mission of the Piikani Nation Secondary School and the Napi’s Playground Elementary School. Under the direction of a teacher, the Educational Assistant will be required to work directly with students. These students may have any of the following: social-emotional, behavioral, or academic needs.

Position Responsibilities

  • • Supporting the achievement of student educational goals and objectives outlined by the classroom Teacher and Learning Support Teacher in accordance with the IPP (Individual Program Plan)
  • Working 1:1 with an assigned student
  • Maintaining an EA journal, which includes a log of student behavior, updating student agenda for guardians
  • Work within established structures, including classroom management structures, behavioral rules and IPP expectations, under the supervision of the classroom teacher
  • Developing a consistent routine with the student which includes:
    • Transitions between subjects
    • Transition to other classrooms (I.E. Blackfoot classroom and gymnasium)
    • Preparation for school activities (assemblies and other school initiatives
    • Preparing the student for academic interventions with Teacher and Learning Support Teacher
    • Creating a visual schedule available for the student, and giving multiple cues in preparation for an upcoming change in the daily schedule
  • Preparing additional materials as directed by the teacher creating classroom displays and undertaking other supportive activities with the assigned teacher
  • Assisting with school supervision (recess, lunch)
  • Attending RTI meetings and providing reports upon request to the RTI Team
  • Weekly reports to be submitted to the Learning Support Teacher: these include a daily account of student progress or areas of need, briefly noted and student oriented
  • Available to participate in the online Brain Story Certification (Alberta Family Wellness)

Skills / Attributes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Effective organization, flexibility, and multi-tasking
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as with limited supervision
  • Ability to deal with adversity in a fast-paced school environment
  • Compassionate and patient are essential characteristics when working with students with identified needs

Education and Requirements

  • High School Diploma and related post-secondary education; ECE or CYC certification an asset
  • Knowledge of Blackfoot/Piikani Language & Culture
  • First Aide certificate
  • Clear Criminal Record Check and Child & Youth Information Module Check
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Vaccinations for COVID 19 is mandatory

Deadline: July 15, 2022

Submit cover letter, resume, references letters (3), copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

Public Notice February 14 2022 COVID-19 INFORMATION

Public Notice February 14 2022 COVID-19 INFORMATION

GUIDANCE FOR SCHOOLS (K-12) AND SCHOOL BUSES (PDF format)

Relaxing COVID-19 restrictions in schools – Questions and answers for school authorities (PDF format)

Public Notice Effective February 14 2022 Cohorts Will No Longer Be in Effect

PUBLIC NOTICE – EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 14, 2022 – COHORTS WILL NO LONGER BE IN EFFECT

ALL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WILL BE ATTENDING TOGETHER

Although various COVID-19 restrictions have changed in Alberta, PBOE will continue with its masking and isolation mandates for PNSS/NPES schools and all PBOE buses.

DO NOT send your child to school if they are showing ANY symptoms of illness. Your child will be sent home if they show symptoms of ANY illness at school or on the bus.

DO NOT send your child to school if you, the child or anyone living in the same home are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test.

RUNNY NOSE, CONGESTION, COUGH, SORE THROAT, FEVER, CHILLS & HEADACHE are symptoms of illness school staff will watch for in students.

The 2nd Rapid Test Kits will be distributed to students on February 14, 2022. If you did not receive your 1st or 2nd kit, please contact your child’s homeroom teacher.

If your child tests positive from the Rapid Test Kit, please contact:
AKHS COVID Centre (587-421-2002).

Be advised:

  • IF a COVID-19 outbreak occurs in the school, in your child’s classroom, or on the bus, it could result in closures:
  • School Closure – Significant #of staff and significant #of students
  • Classroom Closure – Teacher unable to be in classroom; students would return to on-line learning.
  • Bus Closure – Bus Driver unable to drive bus; students would return to on-line learning.
  • Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
  • Piikani Nation Secondary School: 403-965-2121
  • Napi’s Playground Elementary School: 403-965-3877

PBOE continues to provide enhanced sanitization, masking, and other safety measures for students on buses and in classrooms. Please help us keep your child safe by following COVID-19 safety protocols.

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Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
11/02/2022

COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist

COVID-19 INFORMATION
COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist
(FOR ADULTS 18 YEARS AND OLDER)

Overview
This tool was developed to support Albertans in protecting others and reducing the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Adults 18 years and older can complete this checklist every day to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

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Piikani Nation Secondary School Call for Applications

Piikani Nation Secondary School Call for Applications

Outreach School Program rovides grades 10-12 Alberta High School Curriculum Courses. The program is delivered in an alternative setting with a variety of instructional methods. This program allows us to meet the individual and unique circumstances of our students while still supporting and ensuring educational success and excellence.

PROGRAM DETAILS
10 Seats Available
Ages 19-21
2021-2022 School Year
Program Intake Dates: Februrary 1 – 11, 2022
Program Start Date: February 14, 2022
Location: Piikani Academy

For Registrations Please Contact Melanie Pard – Principal 403-965-2121 or mpard@piikani.ca

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Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Position: Transportation Coordinator

Peigan Board of Education
Announcing the Availability of the Following Full Time Position: Transportation Coordinator

EDUCATION: College diploma or related Vocational training.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility.

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES: Valid Alberta Driver’s License & evidence of insurability; must obtain Mandatory Entrance Level Training (MELT) which includes Class 2 Alberta Driver’s License and S-endorsement certificate within 1 year of employment; standard First Aide.

CLEARANCES: Vulnerable Sector Check, Driver’s Abstract, CanAmm drug and alcohol test (random and scheduled); AB Restrictions Exemption Program compliance.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for organization, administration and supervision of Peigan Board of Education transportation system in accordance with federal and provincial laws, and Board of Education policies. Responsible for Transportation Department annual budget and the safety and well-being of Piikani students who ride PBOE buses each day.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS:

The Transportation department is a busy area and the Coordinator will be involved with a number of people and tasks at one time. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors: periods of sitting, moderate walking, standing, bending, kneeling, lifting and reaching. Exposure to temperature extremes or inclement weather. Work demands include handling conflict situations that involve all levels of stakeholders, in a standard transportation setting. Work irregular hours and respond to after-hours emergency calls as needed. Upon receipt of class 2 Alberta Driver’s License and S-endorsement certificate the Coordinator will be required to operate a school bus in emergency situations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Organizes, implements and manages a student transportation system consistent with federal and provincial laws, PBOE policies and Three Year Education Plan.
  2. Directly supervises PBOE bus drivers;
  3. Operates transportation office as communication/dispatch base during student loading and unloading time periods, during emergency situations, adverse weather situations.
  4. Operate as communication hub between all PBOE stakeholders. (parents, staff, community, etc.)
  5. Develops and maintains a list of students eligible for transportation.
  6. Approves, and monitors safety in the assignment of bus stops, routing and scheduling.
  7. Determine long term goals and strategies to manage effective maintenance, repair, cost tracking, specifications, purchasing and retirement of fleet. (Fleet oversight)
  8. Oversees and ensures compliance with all regulation governing bus driver licensing and Transportation regulations, including security checks and random drug testing.
  9. Ensures accurate records are maintained for preparation of legislative audits and reporting requirements.
  10. Develop and implement pre- and post- trip vehicle safety inspection procedures and maintenance reporting routines.
  11. Assesses incidents, complaints and/or accidents for the purpose of reaching a resolution.
  12. Compiles data from a variety of sources for the purpose of analyzing issues, ensuring compliance with organization policies and procedures.
  13. Facilitates transportation committee, and bus driver meetings.
  14. Monitors budget allocations, expenditures, and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring allocations are accurate, expenses are within budget limits and fiscal practices are followed.
  15. Prepare necessary financial documents to be submitted to the Finance department.
  16. Maintain professional and positive working relationships with drivers, sub drivers, contractors, mechanical contractors, and fuel providers.
  17. Maintain open communications with neighboring school division transportation departments, suppliers, parents, Superintendent and Principal.
  18. Stay updated with Alberta rules and regulations for transportation.
  19. Develop and implement a driver recruitment strategy to address bus driver shortage and turnovers.
  20. Subject to drive school bus in emergency situations.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Blackfoot-Piikani Culture and willingness to learn the language.
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers, supervisors, and PBOE stakeholders
  • Ability to work within deadlines and handle interruptions.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to utilize computers and other office equipment, bus radios, etc.
  • Experience in trouble shooting on various aspects of motor vehicles

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Deadline: OPEN Until a suitable candidate is found.

Submit cover letter, resume, references letters (3), copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION – Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, AB T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca