Education Workers

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is seeking a Nuu-chah-nulth Education Worker (Term to March 11, 2021 with the possibility of an extension) to work with Indigenous students at the Elementary and Secondary School level (Gold River).  The Nuu-chah-nulth Education Worker (NEW) supports students at the K to Grade 12 level; culturally, achievement and socially, in accordance with the NTC Education program values.  This is a term position to provide services while the regular NEW is off and requires working Monday to Friday, 7½ hours per day. The NEW is under the general supervision of the NTC Cultural Development Supervisor and under general day-to-day direction of the Principal in the school.


Responsibilities Include:


  • Closely monitor student achievement and performance, 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
  • Provide early intervention for students at risk of withdrawing or failing school and assist with developing appropriate mentorship and supports
  • 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 and other school staff in alignment with district agreements – i.e. Educational Enhancement Agreements


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Grade 12 or GED minimum with experience tutoring or mentoring children or youth
  • Two to three years of direct involvement with Nuu-chah-nulth people, culture and traditions
  • Ability to provide student support at the Elementary and 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 November 6, 2020 by sending your cover letter, resume, and 3 references (available to contact) to:


Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

P.O. Box 1383

Port Alberni, B.C.  V9Y 7M2


Attn.: Human Resource Manager

Fax: (250) 723-0463




We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen in our selection process.  We thank all applicants for their interest.  Pursuant to Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to aboriginal candidates who have a working knowledge of Nuu-chah-nulth culture and family practices.