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Grade 2 Teacher

Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority

This is a Contract position in Prince Albert, SK posted May 8, 2024.


2 Teacher (Term

Contract – 1.0 Position)

The Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority (ADEA)

is a First Nation Education Authority serving the three Denesuline First

Nations communities in northern Saskatchewan; Black Lake First Nation, Hatchet

Lake First Nation, and Fond Du Lac First Nation. The Authority serves a total

student population of approximately 1,300+ students. The Authority is working

toward improved educational outcomes by utilizing the latest technology,

progressively piloting programs, and integrating Denesuline culture into the

classroom and school curriculum.

The ADEA is

seeking a competent, confident, motivated individuals to fill the position of Grade

Two Teacher on a term contract (with the potential

of going on a full-time permanent contract) at Father Megret Elementary

School (FMES), located in Hatchet Lake, Saskatchewan. In this

role, you will provide strong interpersonal skills, commitment to learning and

teaching in project-based ways and provide an enthusiastic learning environment

for students. FMES is a Pre-K to Grade 5 facility with a student population of

200+, and a strong group of professional and paraprofessional staff.

This competition is open to all applicants who reside in Canada; and preference

will be given to First Nation or other Indigenous applicants who possess the qualifications,

knowledge, and skills to meet the minimum suitability requirements as stated

for the position.

What We Offer:

We offer paid time off such as professional

development and non-instructional days, and sick days, benefits that include

vision, dental, massage, acupuncture, etc., the company’s registered pension

plan benefit, and northern allowance. We also provide housing with no rent

payments, and pay travel expenses, and you will be surrounded by leaders and

colleagues that want the best for each student and their learning and


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


Be aware of any allergy’s children

may have.



clear instructional direction to support a positive learning climate in the

context of the Denesuline culture and language.

· Offer children the

opportunity to interact with peers and learn social skills, learn school

routines, and build a strong foundation for further success in school.

· Plan and organize

materials ahead of time so when the children arrive, the room and the Educators

are ready to engage with children.

· Provide positive

ways for family engagement for learning success and provide a welcoming space

that draws parents into the classroom.

· Assess and

document student learning daily.

· Usage of their

provided device daily while students are not in the room for communications and

the documentation of student observation process.

· Cleaning protocols

such as: all centre and tabletop materials that are reusable are to be cleaned

following the covid protocols, and all dishes and utensils are to be washed and

sanitized before leaving school for the day.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Must be patient,

flexible, observant, and passionate.


Must have communications skills such as: verbal and nonverbal, active

listening, and empathy.


Must have strong understanding of

the following programs and assessments: Play and Exploration: Early Learning

Program Guide; Early Years Evaluation (EYE); Prekindergarten Essentials:

Effective Practices, Policies and Guidelines; Saskatchewan Curriculum.

To follow the provincial Ministry of Education

curricula and focuses on holistic child development including the

social-emotional, physical, intellectual, and spiritual domains.



engage with families, children, and community members to understand their

backgrounds and experiences to support an equitable and inclusive school




to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, central office,

school-based staff, students, parents and community.



confidentiality of students and other professional information



Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent.


Must be eligible for or posses a valid Saskatchewan Teaching



Experience in teaching First Nations students at a remote community

would be an asset.


First Aid Certification would be an asset (we pay provide training upon



Related training or experience in the field of education would be a

definite asset.


you are interested in applying for the above position, please submit your

resume along with a cover letter, references and a most recent Criminal Police

Record Check and a Child Vulnerable Sector Check to:

Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority

Human Resources Department

Attention: Human Resources Department

153 South Industrial Drive

Prince Albert, SK S6V 7L7

Phone: (306) 922-9857

Fax: (306) 922-9838


Only those candidates selected for an interview will

be contacted further.