RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Mi’kmaw Language Teacher – Virtual Learning

  • Location: Sipekne’katik, Indian Brook, NS
  • Deadline: December 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Career Opportunity

Mi’kmaw Language Teacher – Virtual Learning

Extended Closing Date: Dec 16, 2021

General Description:
Under the supervision of the Director of Education, Mi’kmaw Language Teacher will provide online language
learning and resources to community members. Lessons will be targeted to participants who have no prior
lessons or knowledge of the Smith/Francis Orthography. Participants will have the opportunity to engage directly
with the instructor via virtual learning.

• Support and guide the development of Mi’kmaq Language learning in Sipekne’katik First Nation.
• Develop content for the delivery of conversational Mi’kmaq language.
• Developing online learning lesson plans that teaches language effectively.
• Approach the teaching technique to revitalize language within community.
• Develop Mi’kmaw language resources and workbooks for the program.

Qualifications and Education:
• Fluent Mi’kmaw language and able to demonstrate evidence of their ability to read/write Smith/Francis
• Mi’kmaw Language Certificate considered an asset
• Experience teaching Mi’kmaw Language
• Experience utilizing online platforms.

Working Conditions:
• Must work flexible hours including 3 evenings per week
• Online learning; significant use of computer
• Meeting with individuals/groups throughout the school or on the cultural trail

Wage: $21.00/hour with benefits as outlined in legislation. This is a one-year contract with the opportunity for

Please apply with a resume, cover letter and criminal records check to:
Human Resources Department
Mail/drop off: 522 Church Street, Indian Brook, NS B0N 1W0

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal
Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. The Band will not assume any expenses related to any job
application process, included but not limited to travel, relocation, and application development. Please note certain positions come with
mandatory employee benefits. Only those applicants who qualify for an interview will be contacted.