Peigan Board of Education

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: August 5, 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