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Employment Opportunities (as of September 16, 2022)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Interested candidates may apply by fax or email with cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements & security 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

Application Deadline: September 23, 2022

We would like to thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Assistant Principal

Peigan Board of Education

Employment Opportunity Full Time Position: Assistant Principal

Position: Full Time

Position Summary

The Assistant Principal 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. The Assistant Principal will report to the school Principal and will work closely with administrative staff to obtain the goal of providing quality education to students that promotes and enhances the Piikani Nation’s unique language, culture and traditions. Community collaboration will be a requirement of this position with the goal of promoting social, physical, intellectual and cultural growth for Piikani School children.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist Principal with instructional programming;
  • Deliver disciplinary procedure as per PBOE policy;
  • Administer extra-curricular activities
  • Participate in PBOE strategic planning initiatives;
  • Participate in school evaluation initiatives;
  • Observe, supervise, mentor, and evaluate staff performance
  • Develop school initiatives which enhance and promote student success
  • Monitor First Nations Student Success Program including planning and budgets (requisitions, budgets, approval process, monitoring, and collaboration/accounting with PBOE Financial Administrator)
  • Ensure the Alberta Education Program of Studies are being implemented in classrooms
  • Ensure the Teacher Quality Standards Knowledge, Skills, & Attributes are being attained by teaching staff
  • Chair meetings (staff, divisional, specialist, etc)
  • Inter-curricular and extra-curricular supervision
  • Infusion of Piikani First Nations ways of knowing including culture and language programming
  • Strive to develop an energetic, positive, creative school atmosphere
  • Strive to develop teacher mentorship in school

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in education
  • Masters degree in education
  • 5 – 7 years of experience as a senior teacher or department manager
  • Teachers certificate for the province of Alberta
  • Clean criminal record check & intervention check

Deadline September 23, 2022 before 4 pm

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 Position: Blackfoot Language and Culture Coordinator

Peigan Board of Education

Employment Opportunity Position: Blackfoot Language and Culture Coordinator
Reports to: Superintendent

Overview

Reporting to the Superintendent, the Blackfoot Language & Culture (BLC) Coordinator will collaborate with all PBOE staff and and the BLC committee to ensure that Blackfoot language, culture, history, and protocols are evident in all PBOE organizational activities. The BLC Coordinator will continue the documentation, research, stabilization and promotion of Piikanissini and the Blackfoot Language and Culture. The BLC Coordinator will work within the policies and procedures established by Peigan Board of Education.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of structure and protocol of Elder/resource presentations
  • Assist in the research and plan development of Blackfoot 30 graduation requirement for PNSS students
  • Manage the development of the Piikani Language Revitalization Initiative
  • Ensure the ongoing education of Piikani students in Piikanissini by consulting and collaborating with Piikani Elders, storytellers and historians to bring authentic cultural components into classrooms
  • Ensure Piikani students are educated in Treaty 7 and the Blackfoot Confederacy as it relates to Piikanissini
  • Ensure Piikani students are educated in the Truth & Reconciliation on Indian Residential Schools
  • Provide the opportunity to Piikani students and their families in the Piikani traditional name giving ceremony
  • Research and implement a locally developed instructional program for Blackfoot language and culture
  • Assist in the coordination of Blackfoot Language & Culture instruction by developing a BLC work plan in collaboration with the BLC committee
  • Assist in the development of a strategy for Blackfoot Language instruction to all PBOE educators, teachers, elders through professional development
  • Assist administrators in implementing BLC / Piikanissini program of studies into all subjects
  • Evaluate and develop strategies to measure student success in language and culture revitalization initiatives
  • Assist educators in the development and implementation of multiple intelligence strategies and methods of instruction
  • Provide online BLC content to the PBOE website and ensure the content is continuously updated
  • Complete the development and writing of the book: Piikani: A Nation in Transition (Vol. 2)
  • Host and administer the Elders Senate
  • Proposal writing

Education & Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree in education or in the social sciences or relevant field of study
  • 5-7 years of program management experience
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Blackfoot Language and Culture (Piikanissini)
  • Fluent speaker of the Blackfoot language
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation
  • Must have clean security record checks
  • Must provide letters of reference from a minimum of two Piikani Nation Elders

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication, writing and organizational skills are essential
  • Effective interpersonal, analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Experience in planning, developing and implementing events and activities
  • Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate motivation and initiative

Interested candidates may apply by fax or email with cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements, letters of reference & security checks to:

Peigan Board of Education
P.O Box 130
Brocket, AB, T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-2121 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

Application DEADLINE UPDATED: September 23, 2022

We would like to thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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 UPDATED September 25, 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 Position: Blackfoot Language and Culture Instructor

Peigan Board of Education

Employment Opportunity Position: Blackfoot Language and Culture Instructor
Reports to: Principal

Overview

Blackfoot Language & Culture Instructors provide Blackfoot language, culture, history, protocols and life skills instruction to students whose main language at home or school is English.

The Alberta Education Program of Studies for K-12 Programming states:

Blackfoot is one of the two most commonly used indigenous languages in Alberta. Within this language is a unique worldview. This alternative worldview is one of the reasons why Blackfoot should be studied and included in the Alberta curriculum. Not only does inclusion of Blackfoot in the curriculum help Blackfoot-speaking First Nation communities preserve and revitalize their language, but it also helps young Albertans, both First Nations and non-First Nations, become aware of the Blackfoot worldview.

The development of greater cognitive skills is an added bonus. By studying another language, students increase their mental flexibility, their creativity, their divergent thinking and their higher-order thinking skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use the Alberta Education Program of Studies Educational Outcomes for Blackfoot Language & Culture K-12 to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • 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

  • Fluency in Blackfoot Language (oral and written)
  • Letters of reference by a minimum of two Piikani Nation Elders

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

Interested candidates may apply by fax or email with cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements & security checks to:

Peigan Board of Education
P.O Box 130
Brocket, AB, T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-2121 Fax: 403-965-3713
Email: lpard@piikani.ca

Application Deadline: August 5, 2022

We would like to thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Opportunity: Kitchen Manager

PEIGAN BOARD OF EDUCATION
Employment Opportunity: Kitchen Manager

Summary of Position

The Kitchen Manager works closely with the Lead Cook, kitchen assistant, and school staff to ensure smooth operations of the school kitchen. The kitchen manager will administer and implement the PBOE food service program in accordance with Alberta food safety laws and requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities::

  • Provides direction to kitchen staff, ensuring execution of all employee duties
  • Monitors kitchen operations to ensure compliance health and safety regulations
  • Ensures compliance with food handling requirements and standards
  • Implements and manages the PBOE food service operations manual and procedures
  • Completes the duties of a line cook when needed and is capable of performing the duties of all kitchen positions
  • Ensures products are stored at the correct temperatures and the recipe books are up to date with current menu items, portions and ingredients
  • Ensures the utilization of daily prep sheets and that product counts are recorded accurately daily. Carries out the weekly inventory ordering process
  • Anticipates, identifies and corrects any issues with inventory, systems and staffing
  • Communicate effectively with staff, students and supervisors on a daily basis.
  • Ensures kitchen staff maintain a clean and sanitary work station areas: including tables, shelves, grills, fryers, burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
  • Ensures kitchen staff follows proper portion expectations and plate presentation for all dishes.
  • Handles, stores and rotates all products properly.
  • Closes the kitchen ensuring equipment is properly taken care of during off hours. Reports equipment issues to O&M manager and supervisor.
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings.
  • Perform any other specific tasks or duties that has been assigned by the principal.

Education & Experience:

  • Must possess Alberta Food Handling Certificate (updated every two years).
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in kitchen preparation, cooking and hospitality related experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of manager or leadership experience

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable using a computer and knowledge of Microsoft office applications
  • Knowledge of Blackfoot Language and Culture
  • Must provide a clean criminal record check and child welfare intervention check
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with Principal, staff, students, and Assistant Cook.
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Must be able to prepare food for up to three hundred fifty people on a daily basis.

Interested candidates may apply by fax or email with cover letter, resume, copies of education requirements & security checks to:

Peigan Board of Education
P.O. Box 130 Brocket, Alberta T0K 0H0
Tel: 403-965-2121 Fax: 403-965-3713

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Deadline: August 5, 2022

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: 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

 

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: 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

 

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: 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