Neskonlith Indian Band
Our client based in Chase, BC is currently looking for a Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator who will contribute to our mission of providing culturally relevant and empowering education services that support the lifelong learning and personal growth of Neskonlith children and adults. The Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator will report to the Education Director and be responsible for providing support and assistance to students with diverse learning needs in the Neskonlith community. This role requires a strong understanding of Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator, cultural sensitivity, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to the academic and holistic development of Neskonlith students.
A day in the life of a Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator Facilitator
As the Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator you will be responsible for providing support and assistance to K-12 students with diverse learning needs. You will collaborate with educators, parents, and community members to ensure that students receive the necessary resources and accommodations to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.
As the Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator, you will:
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and support staff to develop comprehensive Individual Education Plans that address the unique needs of students with disabilities or special learning requirements.
- Conduct thorough assessments to identify students’ specific learning needs, strengths, and challenges. Using various assessment tools, such as observations, standardized tests, and other relevant methods.
- Provide specialized instruction and support to students, both in individual and group settings, based on their IEP goals and identified areas of need.
- Utilize evidence-based teaching strategies, adaptive technologies, and assistive devices as appropriate to support each student’s unique needs.
- Regularly assess and monitor student progress towards their IEP goals, making necessary adjustments to instructional strategies and interventions.
- Maintain accurate records of student performance and sharing progress reports with parents, teachers, and administrators.
- Work closely with general education teachers and support staff to promote inclusive practices within the classroom; provide guidance and support to teachers on differentiating instruction and implementing accommodations and modifications.
- Conduct meetings with parents to discuss student progress, address concerns, and provide guidance on accessing resources and support services.
- Staying current with research, best practices, and policies related to Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator. Attending professional development opportunities, workshops, and conferences to enhance knowledge and skills in supporting students with diverse learning needs.
- Serve as an advocate for students with disabilities, ensuring their rights and entitlements are upheld. Collaborate with families and community partners to identify and access appropriate resources, services, and supports.
A little about you:
- You have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
- You possess a valid teaching certification with a specialization in Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator.
- You have prior experience working as a Teacher/Life Skills Facilitator or similar role, preferably in a K-12 setting;
- You are knowledgeable of culturally responsive pedagogy and Indigenous education frameworks, or a keen desire to learn.
- You are proficient in using assistive technologies, adaptive devices, and specialized instructional materials.
- You possess strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
- You possess the empathy, patience, and compassion necessary for working with students, parents, and community members.
- You possess organizational skills to manage documentation, maintain records, and meet deadlines.
Our “Must Haves” that make you great
- You have an understanding and respect for the traditions, customs, and values of the Secwepemc people, or are highly motivated to learn.
- You have a positive attitude and use language effectively to gather information and facilitate an exchange of ideas.
- You are a true collaborator, working with and through others to achieve common goals and supporting education initiatives within the greater Neskonlith community.
- You are forward-thinking, looking beyond immediate tasks to consider long-term impact; always considering what comes next.
- You communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same.
- You are highly detail-oriented and organized, verifying key details, and ensuring there are no surprises or gaps in needed information.
- You are innovative, seeking novel ways to improve and grow and are open to trying new things.
- You have a proven work ethic with a strong commitment to upholding ethical principles and values.
- You are self-aware with a desire for constant self-improvement and are goal oriented.
- You are organized and are comfortable juggling multiple projects and priorities.
- You embrace a growth mindset and possess an openness to learning from traditional community values and practices.
Work Conditions & Requirements
- Criminal background and vulnerable sector check
- Great culture, high growth, collaborative environment.
- Compensation for this role includes competitive base salary based on experience and qualifications. We follow school district wage guidelines.
- Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental, etc. Please send your cover letter, resume, and three references into Neskonlith Indian Band Human Resources Specialist Kyle Wright, by Friday, November 24, @ 3:00 pm.
To apply for this job email your details to ITadmin@neskonlith.net