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Aboriginal Education Teacher

Full Time
14 days ago

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District 42


Aboriginal Education Teacher



The Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) is looking for a qualified Elementary (K-7) Aboriginal Education Teacher. This is for a 1.0 FTE Temporary position effective as soon as possible. The required knowledge and skills include: a thorough knowledge of Indigenous traditions, knowledges, and cultures of peoples who have resided on Turtle Island since time immemorial inclusive of understanding the historical and contemporary lived experience in these areas; the ability to assist with the bridging of cultures; the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing and if required, some proficiency in an Indigenous language; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students and their families from diverse cultures and communities; the ability to support professional educators with understanding an Indigenous worldview and ways of knowing; the knowledge of the BC Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Action Plan, Ministry of Education Equity in Action planning (including recommendation of SD42 report), and the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission; the ability to integrate, in consultation with school based teachers, work to enhance the core curriculum at the appropriate grade levels(s).


The applicant will possess:

  • Certification with the Teacher Regulation Branch,
  • A post-secondary program of up to one year in a First Nations field of study, such as First Nations studies from a post-secondary institution recognized by the district.


To apply, please forward your cover letter, resume, district application form and supporting documentation to, and reference posting #T2223-228. This posting will remain open until filled. This is a 1.0 FTE Temporary position effective as soon as possible until the return of the incumbent, for not beyond June 30, 2023. This may include a graduated return to work.


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22225 Brown Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 8N6

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