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Okanagan Language and Culture Instructor

School District 23 Central Okanagan

Under the supervision of the District Principal – Indigenous Education, the Okanagan Language and Culture Instructor will implement curriculum to instruct multi-grade classes, and introduce students to the language and culture of the Okanagan Nation using a communicative-experiential approach. The Okanagan Language and Culture Instructor will provide culturally-relevant activities and diverse instructional strategies to enhance learning at various locations within the District.


Applicants must have:

·         completed Grade 12 (Senior Secondary School Graduation);

·         one-year post-secondary education, including completion of cultural coursework specific to Okanagan Language and Culture;

·         Okanagan Language Speaker – fluent at a level in the Okanagan language that will enable the incumbent to present in a classroom setting;

·         ability to read and write in the Okanagan language at a basic level;

·         knowledge of traditional Okanagan songs and dances;

·         knowledge of Okanagan culture and history with awareness around cultural protocols;

·         knowledge and experience with word processing skills and Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Outlook, Power Point).


Applicants will be expected to:

·         communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

·         communicate and build effective working relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders including administrators, teachers, staff, parents, and students;

·         demonstrate a high degree of integrity and professionalism;

·         demonstrate organization, planning and development skills;

·         work with or without supervision;

·         travel within various locations within the District.


Applicants must:

·         participate in Cultural Awareness Training;

·         participate in MyEd BC training.


The following would be considered an asset:

·         Experience in lesson and day planning, and working with Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in a classroom setting.


Preference may be given to Indigenous applicants of Okanagan ancestral descent who can demonstrate knowledge of, and commitment to, Aboriginal culture and ancestry.

Please complete an on-line application and include a cover letter, resume, copy of diploma and/or transcripts, proof of experience, and three references.


This posting will remain open until filled.

To apply please visit https://bit.ly/2tU9MfJ

Job Title Okanagan Language and Culture Instructor
Date Posted 2020-Jan-13
Expiry Date 2020-Feb-29
Ad ID:21082
Post Details
Posted By Make a Future
City or Province Kelowna, BC
Location British Columbia
Job Type Full-time
Classification Other