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Reference No. QSL-QSE-TOC-0023

PURPOSE: Reporting to the Principal, the purpose of a Teacher-on-Call is to instruct students in a variety of academic subjects at Quw'utsun Smuneem Elementary School in the absence of the assigned classroom Teacher. Quw'utsun Smuneem Elementary School teaches students from Kindergarten to Grade Four. This position is on-call or as needed based on staffing levels. The Teacher-on-Call will work onsite with minimal local travel required. Cowichan Tribes will be accepting applications for the remainder of the 2022/2023 school year.


Instruct Students In Academic Subjects: Implement daily lesson plans as per BC Ministry of Education guidelines

Modify lessons as per the individual students needs

Track individual student performance, behaviours and any issues

Maintain order and manage student behaviours while providing a lesson

Provide general counselling to students

Other related duties as requiredProvide Administrative Support to the Program: When required, prepare student lessons and assignments to meet regulated curriculum objectives

Track students daily attendance

Debrief with supervisor, other teachers, and parents if student issues arise

Ensure a safe learning environment for all students

Ensure Cowichan culture, values, and language are integrated in an appropriate manner in classroom activities

Other related dutiesEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (please attach all required documents) Bachelors of Education Degree required

Valid Certificate from Teacher Regulation Branch

2 years teaching experience preferred

Experience working in a First Nations community is essential and a willingness to learn about culture, customs & traditions of Cowichan people

Criminal Record Check required

First Aid / CPR-C required

Effective December 1, 2021: full vaccination against COVID-19 is required to be eligible for employment at Cowichan Tribes. All individuals must show Proof of Vaccination as a mandatory condition of their employment SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Cowichan culture, customs, and language

Knowledge of different learning styles and appropriate teaching methods to use

Knowledge of appropriate formative and summative assessment methods

Knowledge of educational obstacles that face First Nations peoples

Ability to plan, deliver and evaluate lesson plans according to curriculum objectives

Well-developed written, oral and interpersonal skills

Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask different tasks simultaneouslyHOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants are invited to submit a current resume, a detailed cover letter and three references. Applications must be sent to Angela Rice, QSES Principal, via email before the deadline with the Reference Number in the subject line of your email.

Reference No. QSL-QSE-TOC-0023

Cowichan Tribes Human Resources Department



Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2023