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Big Grassy First Nation is looking to fill the position of Ojibway
language School Teacher, who, under the direction of the Education
Director, will primarily be responsible to address student questions,
focusing on areas of greatest difficulty or challenge. This position will
assess needs, set goals, and formulate plans of action for student
improvement, and follow up and provide feedback on student progress.
This role will also evaluate and assess individual student aptitudes and
apply teaching practices that facilitate individual comprehension. The
Ojibway Language School Teacher must possess the following:
Job Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma in an education-related field (OCT

Certification Required);

  • Knowledge of Aboriginal Culture and fluent in the Ojibway language;
  • Strong relationship with the First Nation Communities;
  • Knowledge of Provincial Assessment and Evaluation;
  • Ability to effectively interact with and relate to children in a

developmentally appropriate manner;

  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands;
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team;
  • Clean vulnerable sector check;
  • Demonstrated time management skills;
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work

effectively in a diverse environment;

  • High level of integrity and work ethic;
  • Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private

information with tact and discretion.
Big Grassy First Nation is committed to providing a barrier-free work
environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with
Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Big
Grassy First Nation will make accommodations available to applicants
with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.
Big Grassy First Nation is an equal opportunity employer and strives
to ensure that its hiring process meets the needs of all persons with
disabilities. As such, Big Grassy First Nation will provide reasonable
accommodation for any applicant, as requested during the hiring
Big Grassy First Nation seeks to fully integrate the principles
of Employment Equity and will ensure the full participation and
advancement of members of historically disadvantaged groups (i.e.,
members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women,
and aboriginal peoples). Big Grassy First Nation will achieve this by
ensuring that its hiring process is fair and equitable for all persons.
Big Grassy First Nation strives to ensure that its employment practices
are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed
to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring
process. In pursuit of this commitment, Big Grassy First Nation will not
condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under
any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This
commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course
of employment.
Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of
Aboriginal people, Big Grassy First Nation shall give preference to
Aboriginal people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.
Please send resume along with three work related references to:
Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer or drop off at:
Big Grassy Band Office
Big Grassy River First Nation
410 Anishinabe Way
P.O. Box 414
Big Grassy River First Nation
Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0
Fax: 807-488-5533
Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with
qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be