Learning Support Teacher

Job Description
Title: Learning Support Teacher
Reports to: Principal
Employee Classification: Ten month

Summary of Position:
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.

Duties & 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

Download Job Description (PDF – 535 kb)

Submit cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION
P.O. Box 130
Brocket, AB T0L0Z0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

Elementary Teacher

Job Description
Title: Elementary Teacher
Reports to: NPES Principal
Employee Classification: Ten month

Summary of Position:
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.

Duties & 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
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  • 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

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

Download Job Description (PDF – 673 kb)

Submit cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION
P.O. Box 130
Brocket, AB T0L0Z0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – SCHOOL AND TRANSPORTATION REOPEN AS OF MAY 25, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE – SCHOOL AND TRANSPORTATION REOPEN AS OF MAY 25, 2021

Due to the decreasing numbers of active Covid cases in Piikani Nation and Alberta, PBOE schools will be open for students and busses operating.  This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

Scenario #2 – In School Classes Partially Resume
With Additional Health Measures Including Cohorts
Cohort A – Start date May 25, 2021
Cohort B – Start date May 31, 2021

A reminder: If your child/ren have one or more Covid symptoms (coughing, sneezing, fever, headaches, chills or other flu-like symptoms – please keep your child/ren at home until symptoms end. PBOE recommends that your child/ren also book an appointment for a Covid test. Any child/ren who attends school with these symptoms will be required to return home.

Wear a mask on the bus and at school.
Hand sanitize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
05/20/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – MAY 5 , 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE – May 5 , 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to continued high number of active Covid cases in Alberta and recommendation by Alberta Health, PBOE schools will be closed to students and busses will not be operating from  Friday May 7 to Monday May 24 (inclusive). This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

PBOE schools will keep students/families informed as to  next steps for at-home/on-line learning.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize. Immunize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
05/05/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

First Nations, Métis and Inuit people born in 1986 or earlier (35 years of age and older), and those with health conditions (Phase 2B) born in 2005 or before can attend to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
For youth born between 2009 and 2006, make sure to have first contacted your physician and received a doctor’s note (required).

Lethbridge
May 4, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibition Park, West Pavilion
3401 South Parkside Drive
Walk-in, no appointment needed

Pincher Creek
May 5, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Pincher Creek Community Centre
287 Canyon Drive

Walk-in, no appointment needed

Please bring government-issued ID as proof of age and your Alberta Health Care card.

These clinics are made possible thanks to the efforts of:

  • AAKOM-KIYII Health Services
  • Blood Tribe Department of Health
  • Métis Nation of Alberta

Learn more at www.ahs.ca/covid

Download poster (PDF file)

PUBLIC NOTICE – APRIL 22 , 2021: Scenario #2 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE – APRIL 22 , 2021: Scenario #2 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to the decreased number of active Covid cases (including Variants of Concern) in Piikani Nation,  PBOE schools will be open to students and busses will be operating the week of April 26-30, 2021.

This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize. Get immunized.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
22/04/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

Assistant Superintendent

Date Posted: April 21, 2021

Job Posting: Assistant Superintendent

Position Summary

The Assistant Superintendent will assist the Superintendent in providing leadership in developing, achieving, and maintaining exceptional educational programs for Peigan Board of Education (PBOE) schools. The primary focus is to provide leadership and assistance to staff in the areas of student services and programs.

Download Job Description (PDF – 375 kb)

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Certification in Educational Leadership, School Principal or Professional School Principal
  • Experience in First Nation school administration
  • Experience in leadership of student services
  • Ten (10) years teaching experience
  • Alberta Education Teaching Certification – Professional
  • Clear Criminal Record Check and Intervention Check
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Blackfoot Language and Culture

Deadline Wednesday, April 30, 2021 on or before 12:00 PM

Submit cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements and background checks to:

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION
P.O. Box 130
Brocket, AB T0L0Z0
Tel: 403-965-3910 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE April 15, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE April 15, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to increased number of active Covid cases  (including Variants of Concern) in Piikani Nation,   PBOE schools will be closed to students and busses will not be operating the week of  April 19-23, 2021.

This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod.

PBOE will keep students/families informed as to the school re-opening date in a timely manner.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize. Get immunized.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
15/04/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

PUBLIC NOTICE April 9, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

PUBLIC NOTICE April 9, 2021: Scenario #3 – CoVid Response for Education

Due to increased number of active Covid cases  (including Variants of Concern) in Piikani Nation,  PBOE schools will be closed to students and busses will not be operating the week of  April 12 – 16, 2021. This includes busses to/from Pincher Creek  and Fort Macleod.

PBOE will keep students/families informed as to the school re-opening date in a timely manner.

Wear a mask. Hand sanitize.
Keep our Piikani Nation safe.

Lisa Crowshoe – Superintendent
09/04/2021

Please contact School Principals or Homeroom Teacher for further information.
Contact information can be found at PBOE website: www.piikani.ca

 

1ST DOSE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC

AAKOM-KIYII HEALTH SERVICES – 1ST DOSE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC

Friday April 9th 2021
Location: Conference Center
9:30am – 3:00 pm: 18 + year olds

**DO NOT bring your children**
**please wear a short sleeve shirt**

This is 1 of 2 mandatory doses. First come, first serve, as supplies last – no appointment needed.

Bring with you:

  • A Mask
  • Alberta Health ID

Any questions please call AKHS (403) 965-3809 For Piikani Nation members only, unless you work or reside on the Nation.

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