Teacher – Primary/Junior

  • CompanyChippewa of the Thames First Nation
  • Job TypeEducation
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired

Job Description

Chippewa of the Thames First Nation Board of Education is currently accepting applications for a:

Primary/Junior Teacher

We are the Anishinaabeg of Deshkan Ziibiing, also known as Chippewas of the Thames First Nation. We call ourselves Anishinabek, which means the original people. We are known as the Ojibway, a Nation of the Algonquin language family who originally migrated to the Great Lakes area from the north-eastern region of North America. Our political alliances are with the Odawa (Ottawa) and Bodaywadami (Pottawatomi), who form the Three Fires Confederacy. We have a modern air-conditioned school with a full-sized double-gym, outdoor track, a full cafeteria and a new library. Class sizes are small and well stocked with current resources, a SmartBoard and ample access to current technology.

• Must have a Bachelor of Education Degree and must be in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
• Must have knowledge of the First Nations educational systems, learning techniques, attitudes, values, aspirations and expectations and/or a willingness to learn
• Bring a creative, innovative, and positive approach to teaching
• Excellent classroom management, organization and planning skills
• Ability to communicate with parents, students, and co-workers in a respectful and supportive manner
• Works with a high standard of integrity
• Excellent oral, written, communication, facilitation and presentation skills

If you come work for us, these are some things to expect:
• Competitive salaries
• Teachers are provided with a Learning Support Worker (LSW) in their classroom
• Teachers are provided with a classroom budget for materials, resources, supplies etc.
• We have small classroom sizes
• We provide comprehensive benefits through CINUP which are 100% paid for
• The ability to register with our pension plan after 6 months of employment
• In the summer, teachers can complete an AQ of their choice and be reimbursed up to $650.00

SALARY: dependent on qualification and experience but ranges from $65,088.08 – $98,753.70

Current conditions of employment based on our Nations mandates:
• Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination status for all staff unless medically exempt. Those who are exempt will comply with testing directions. Testing kits are provided.
• Mandatory requirement to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include masks, gloves, eye protection etc. PPE is supplied.
• A recent police check, including the vulnerable sector, will be required once a candidate is selected.

Please submit, in confidence, a current resume with a copy of qualifications, two work-related and one personal reference to:
Kate Arnold, Human Resources Manager
Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Board of Education
324 Chippewa Road, Muncey ON N0L 1Y0
We thank all candidates for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.