Nuu-chah-nulth School Cultural Development Supervisor

The NTC Education Department is seeking a permanent, full-time Nuu-chah-nulth School Cultural Development Supervisor to be responsible for the development and enhancement of Nuu-chah-nulth language and culture educational supports and resources in elementary and secondary schools serving Nuu-chah-nulth-aht. This position is a key member of the Education, Training & Social Development Department leadership team, and will work to expand awareness with respect to cultural teachings and holistic approaches to pre-school education through to Grade 12.

Responsibilities include:

- Provide cultural supervisory leadership of the Nuu-chah-nulth Education Workers, Elementary, in SD 84 and SD 70
- Encourage and promote language and cultural events in schools
- To develop a list of Nuu-chah-nulth resource people who are available and willing
- Monitor weekly activity reports to ensure supports and programs that emphasize language and culture are in place and are being delivered in an effective manner
- Work with school administrators to establish Nuu-chah-nulth Education Workers schedules and plan cultural celebrations

Preferred Qualifications:

- University degree in a related field plus a demonstrated knowledge and development of culturally appropriate curricula
- Direct experience in teaching and/or counselling students, and exposure to youth oriented environments
- Familiarity with Nuu-chah-nulth culture, traditions and language considered an asset
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and people skills to effectively liaise with teaching staff, the school administration, support staff, member First Nations and workers in a range of community agencies
- Ability to apply culturally appropriate teachings and its connection to student success
- Knowledge of existing historical barriers to active community and parent involvement in their child’s education
- Provide acceptable references and criminal record check
- Must have a car, valid driver’s license, and able to travel to NTC Communities




Port Alberni

Contact Info: 

Apply by July 21, 2017 by sending your cover letter, three references (available to contact) and resume to:
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7M2
Attn.: Human Resource Manager
Fax: (250) 723-0463
(We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview)