Position: Early/Primary Years Teacher (1)
Department: Education
Location: Chief Mistawasis School
Reports to: Principal/Director of Education

Job Summary

To create a class environment favourable to learning and personal growth; to establish
effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and
knowledge need to provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade education in
accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and
other staff members.

Job Duties

  • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children
    and activities, as required by Mistawasis Nehiyawak policies, and administrative
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and
    professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote
    students’ educational, physical, and social needs
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to
    improve the development of sensory and perceptual-motor skills, language,
    cognition, and memory.
  • Teach personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and selfadvocacy,
    and prepare students for later grades.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students’ needs and progress
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behaviours, social development,
    and physical health.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training
  • Have strong background in the areas of literacy and numeracy.
  • Ability to effectively intertwine Indigenous content into curriculum.
  • Strong collaboration skills to enhance academic outcomes.
  • A commitment to differentiated instruction.
  • Have excellent classroom management skills.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Perform all other acts reasonable and necessary to accomplish their primary unction as requested by the Principal/Director of Education.

Qualifications and Skill

  • Minimum education degree (B.Ed.)
  • Saskatchewan Teacher’s Professional A certificate
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, and with other agencies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must possess a good working knowledge of technology
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Valid First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Knowledge and understanding of First Nation Communities and their culture
  • Ability to understand and/or speak the Cree language is considered an asset


Please submit cover letter, resume, and reference to: mistawasislBCHR@gmail.com or fax (306) 466-2361

For further information contact:

Denise Desjardins
Principal- Chief Mistawasis School
Phone: (306) 466-5501
Email: ddesjardins@mistawasis.ca