Teacher, Connected Classrooms (Remote)

First Nations Education Steering Committee

Join us to make a lasting impact!. An excellent work-life balance is waiting for you!. The Teacher, Connected Classrooms is part of a multi-disciplinary team that supports First Nations Schools.

The Teacher, Connected Classrooms is an important role within FNESC’s Secondary Graduation and Adult Education department and this position reports to the Senior Manager, Secondary Graduation and Adult Education. The purpose of the Teacher, Connected Classrooms is to provide high quality remote instruction to students in First Nations schools enrolled in the Connected Classrooms Program. The Teacher, Connected Classrooms will be responsible for planning, developing, and implementation of lessons based on the BC Curriculum, while working directly with students and school staff.

Since 1992, FNESC, led by a strong and diverse board of over 125 First Nations community representatives, has worked in partnership with the First Nations School Association (FNSA), and the Indigenous Adult Higher Learning Association (IAHLA). Communications, research, partnership-building, resource development and advocacy are all part of the work we do to advance issues in First Nations education. What We Offer: The salary for this position is $86,194.00 per year; Six (6) weeks of vacation as well as two (2) weeks of vacation at Christmas time (with the latter being subject to annual board approval); Well above-average benefits plan that is 100% paid for by FNESC, that includes: extended health care, dental care, and vision care; Well above-average employer matched pension plan; This position is a work-from-home role; Career advancement opportunities in a fast-growing organization (approximately 30% of current FNESC employees have been promoted into their current role); Generous annual professional development subsidy; Generous wellness subsidy; 35-hour working week; Regular employee appreciation events such as our annual Summer Barbeque and Christmas Party.

Respectful work environment with a stellar work-life balance. Duties and Responsibilities: Planning for and delivery of instruction based on the BC Curriculum; Differentiating learning activities to ensure all students learn to high levels; Assessing student learning based on best practice in formative and summative assessment; Delivering timely feedback to students to ensure they are learning to high levels; Reporting student progress to participating schools; Meeting with students, participating school staff, and parents, when necessary. Receiving/sending student assignments to/from participating schools; Maintaining regular contact with on-site co-teachers at participating schools; Updating participating schools on missing assignments from students; Sharing learning resources and required materials in a timely manner with participating schools; Helping receiving schools troubleshoot basic technology issues.

Maintaining ongoing communications with schools and undertakes other related duties as required by the Manager, Secondary Graduation and Adult Education; Abiding by and promotes with staff FNESC’s Personnel, Privacy, ICT, Communications and Finance Polices. What We’re Looking For: 5 years generalist experience teaching. English First Peoples, Math, Science and/or Social Studies grade 10, 11 and 12 courses preferred; Experience with adapting materials, resources, assessments and learning outcomes for student needs; Valid BC Teaching Certificate and familiarity with BC Curriculum; Strong technology skills, including Proficiency with Microsoft Teams and basic trouble shooting of hardware issues; Comprehensive understanding of First Nations education issues and First Nations issues in British Columbia; Knowledge of current standards, trends, issues, best practices, philosophy and techniques in education.

This is a full-time, permanent position with most of the work being done between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. However, the nature of this position is such that occasional work outside of those hours, including weekend work, may be required. FNESC requires that all FNESC staff be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 for two reasons: First, because FNESC takes its responsibility to create and maintain a healthy workplace very seriously.

And, second, because many of our staff attend First Nations communities in-person. Some First Nations have unique requirements and vulnerabilities related to communicable diseases like COVID-19, and FNESC always respects the needs of First Nations. We thank everyone who applies for their interest in FNESC.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are only able to respond to those applicants who are selected for an interview. We cannot respond to telephone or email inquiries. Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]