Grade 6/7 Teacher Aug 2015

Job Description: 

Qwam Qwum Stuwixwulh Community School is located within the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. Our school is located beside the City of Nanaimo. Our school had 71 students enrolled last year and continues to grow every year.

This teaching position is available starting on September 2nd, 2015. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills in a cross cultural setting and the ability to work closely with students, parents and educational personnel.

The applicant must have the following teacher qualifications:

  • A member in good standing with the Teacher Regulation Branch
  • A Bachelor of Education Degree
  • Creativity, enthusiasm and a love for teaching
  • An understanding and appreciation of the importance of First Nations Language and Culture (specifically the Hul’quimin’um Language)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Ability to work with multi-grade students with diverse needs
  • High professional and ethical standards
  • Strong leadership skills and teamwork skills
  • Experience with teaching Reading Mastery & Saxon Math
  • Experience in delivery of a strong Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Fine Arts curriculum
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional collaboration, teamwork and professional development
  • Must organize, participate and volunteer in the school’s extra curricular and fundraising activities


Closing date: August 14th, 2015 at 4:00pm


Serious applicants can send their cover letter, resume, recent evaluation, proof of BC Teacher Certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:

Qwam Qwum Stuwixwulh Community School

Attention: Roxanne Harris – Principal


Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 14, 2015
Job Type: 
Employment (Full Time)