Education Worker

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is seeking a permanent Nuu-chah-nulth Education Worker to work with First Nations students at the high-school level (Gold River). This is a recurring 10-months per year position (with School District Spring Break and summer off) requires working Monday to Friday and 7½ hours per day. The Education Worker is under the general supervision of the NTC Education Cultural Development Supervisor and under general day-to-day direction of the principal in the school.

Responsibilities will include:

  •  Closely monitor student academic performance and assisting students in classroom
  •  Work closely with school staff to address the needs of at-risk students
  •  Communication with parents, students and nations while establishing a strong supportive presence in communities
  •  Establish and promote Nuu-chah-nulth cultural activities, events and presence in the school and in the District in collaboration with Nuu-chah-nulth Education Workers and community resource people
  •  Maintain a consistent, visible and effective presence throughout the school and in classrooms while creating positive relationships with students and staff
  •  Provide support to school administrators, teachers, support staff in alignment with district agreements – i.e. Educational Enhancement Agreements

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Grade 12 or GED with experience in tutoring or mentoring students
  •  Familiarity and appreciation for Nuu-chah-nulth culture and traditions
  •  Ability to provide academic support to students at the secondary school level
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills and strong belief that with support all students can learn and achieve a path to success
  •  Valid BC driver’s license, reliable vehicle and willingness to travel




Gold River

Contact Info: 

Apply by March 21, 2019 by sending your cover letter, resume, and three references (available to call) to:
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni, B.C. V9Y 7M2
Attn.: Human Resource Manager
Fax: (250) 723-0463