Grade 4 Teacher



The teacher is responsible for providing quality education to elementary school aged children attending haahuupayak School.




•             Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the School policies, standards, governing regulations and procedures, as directed by the haahuupayak Society

•             Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of haahuupayak School

•             Follows integrated Resource Package (IRP) and BC Performance Standards to meet BC academic standards

•             Prepares lesson and unit plans that meet the learning outcomes outlined in the IRP

•             Manages classroom to be a safe learning environment

•             Maintains records of students’ academic performances utilizing a variety of informal and formal assessment tools

•             Prepares student Communicating Student Learning reports and facilitates parent/teacher interviews

•             Provides individual and group instruction designed to meet individual student needs and to motivate student learning.

•             Cooperates in school-wide supervision of students during out-of-classroom activities

•             Cooperates in team building and team work with the principal and other staff

•             Maintains professional development by taking courses and participating in workshops

•             Other responsibilities as assigned by the Principal





•             Bachelor of Education Degree and a member of the BC Teachers Regulation Branch: BC Ministry of Education

•             Training in Special Education an asset

•             Valid First Aid Certification with CPR Level B or C endorsement an asset



•             Classroom teaching, student teaching, internship, or full-time teaching experience within a public or private school system.



•             Good communication skills (oral and written)

•             Integrity (Honesty, Trustworthy, Professional etc.)

•             Ability to be open-minded and tolerant

•             Ability to develop and deliver curriculum

•             Knowledge of current trends in computer technology

•             Solid classroom management

•             Criminal Records Check appropriate to the Employer and the position

•             Current Driver’s License (not a requirement)

•             Life style consistence with the duties and responsibilities of the position

•             Organized with excellent planning and development skills

•             Experience working within a First Nation environment


haahuupayak school


Port Alberni

Contact Info: 

With application, please provide Cover Letter, Resume including 3 current references and any other supporting documents.  Apply by email to:


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Closing date is:  Open Until Filled.


Note:  This is a maternity leave position (18 month) that has been moved up to immediate; we wish to fill this position immediately.