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Teacher, Temporary Full-Time - Indigenous Language & Culture

Grande Yellowhead Public School Division
Hinton, Alberta, Canada

We are accepting Teacher applications for the following position:

Position: Temporary, Full-Time - Indigenous Language and Culture (Grades 4 to 7)

Location: Crescent Valley School, Hinton AB

Start Date: August 26, 2024 until June 27, 2025

Hours of work: 1.0 FTE Monday-Friday

The competition will remain open until: June 25, 2024

Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be a collaborative person with proficiency in the use of educational technology and have an understanding of assessment for learning. The responsibilities include:

  • Providing instruction to promote high quality student-centered learning.
  • Designing and preparing lessons based on curriculum and following a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing students, including lectures, demonstrations and discussions.
  • Facilitating inclusive educational practices to maximize educational opportunities for all students.
  • Reviewing and evaluating each student's performance, knowledge and skills and meeting all reporting and assessment deadlines.
  • Adhering to provincial legislation, board policy and division administrative procedures.
  • Developing constructive relationships with parents.
  • Collaborate with other instructional staff members.
  • Modelling commitment to professional development.
  • Communicate about student progress to administrators, parents, and students.
  • Encourage parent involvement in student learning at home and at school.
  • Plan, deliver, and coordinate a program that is optimal for the Indigenous language learning and cultural practices. Preference will be given to those who have an understanding of Cree, Saulteaux, Inuit, and Michif.
  • Additional Information: The teaching assignment may include other complementary subject to complete the assignment


The successful candidate will:

  • Possess an Alberta Teaching Certificate or be eligible for one.
  • Have experience in following the Teaching Quality Standard (TQS) and infusing literacy across the curriculum.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree of Education.

The Division

Grande Yellowhead Public School Division stretches from Jasper National Park, east to Evansburg, south of Cadomin, and northwest to Grande Cache. The jurisdiction includes 17 schools, 5 Learning Connection Centres, approximately 5000 students and 600 staff. The Division is governed by seven elected Trustees.

The Board’s four priorities are:

  • Student Learning
  • Teaching and Leadership Excellence
  • Community Engagement
  • System Health & Wellness


Please submit a cover letter and resume along with a copy of all relevant transcripts. Resumes must highlight professional qualifications, any relevant training and experience, most recent professional evaluations and three current references indicating permission to contact.

  • A Vulnerable Sector Check
  • A Child Intervention Record Check

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.