Neskonlith Indian Band

Position: K-12 Education Coordinator

Reporting To:  Education Director

Status: Part-time, indeterminant

Salary Range: $22.00 – $28.00 per hour


Summary of Position:

To provide support to the Neskonlith Students attending school in the SD 83 Salmon Arm School District.  In addition, will provide support to the Education Director.



Key Tasks

  • Assist and guide student queries re: class scheduling, busing, tutoring etc;
  • Prepare yearly school Calendar;
  • Liaise with schools on programs;
  • Liaise with students when needed;
  • Keep student records and files current;
  • Answer phone and direct call or messages;
  • Advise teachers/Director of Education of issues relating to school;
  • Organize regular monthly meetings with each school to review student progress and follow up with recommendations and program initiatives to assist our students success;
  • Attend K-12 School District Advisory meetings;
  • Seek funding to support student progress;
  • Complete the K-12 Nominal Roll reporting documents;
  • Plan, support and attend graduations for Neskonlith K-12 students;
  • Plans that include projects for student success
  • Assist Director of Education with administrative duties as needed;
  • Assist with other education administrative duties as required;

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • Current Education issues that affect First Nations people and communities;
  • Relevant Education services to access;
  • Neskonlith community, culture and Secwepemc values


Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent computer knowledge;
  • Office administration knowledge;
  • Knowledge of First Nation Educational Agreements, and the public school system;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, consensus decision making and communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Experience working in education field is preferred;
    • Knowledge of INAC Education Policies;
    • Class 5 driver’s license and own vehicle.

Personal Attributes:

  • Acceptable and current RCMP Criminal Record Check (original);
  • Have and maintain a valid BC driver’s licence as a condition of employment and have access to a reliable vehicle;
  • Travel as required;
  • Demonstrated practice of confidentiality.


Experience Required:

  • 1 – 2 years of post-secondary education preferred;
  • Education and office management;
  • Program development, coordination and planning;
  • Record and file management

Preferential Hiring Policy:

In accordance with Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, it is NIB Policy to practice preferential hiring for Aboriginal peoples. Candidates who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.

Company Address:

Neskonlith Indian Band
743 Chief Neskonlith Drive
Chase, BC

Work Eligibility:

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada.

Background Check:

A background check will be required for the selected candidate prior to the job offer.

Accommodation Statement:

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodations, please email detailing your needs.


Equal Opportunity Statement:

Neskonlith is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.


Posting Closing Date: Until Filled


How to Apply:

Candidates are encouraged to submit a simple cover letter detailing their experience, particularly their proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 products, as we operate in a fast-paced environment that demands high productivity. Extra consideration will be given to candidates detailing experience relevant to the job role.


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