Penelakut Tribe


Education Department

PO Box 360
Chemainus, B.C. V0R 1K0

Ph. (250) 246-2321 Fax. (250) 246-2725 www.penelakut.ca

Penelakut Tribe Employment Opportunity
Position: Teacher
Salary: Commensurate with experience and the Penelakut Education Salary Grid; benefits upon completion of a three month probation period.
Term: Fixed Term until June 28, 2023
Deadline for Applications: September 8, 2022

We are looking for an outstanding, dedicated individual who is passionate about working with a small number of learners in Grades 10-12. Penelakut Island School currently operates a four day week from 8:20 – 3:20 Monday to Thursday.

Nature of Work:
Under the guidance of the principal, you will provide classroom instruction to students enrolled in an alternative education setting. You will provide instruction to individual students and small groups in a variety of academic and outdoor subjects and other learning activities. You may also be required to implement personal education plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides small group instruction to students enrolled in an alternative school setting.
  • Development and implementation of a personall education plan for students (when required).
  • Plans daily classroom instructional activities.
  • Administers student assessments to ascertain academic needs of students enrolled.
  • Works collaboratively with school and agency counselors, administrators, parents and related service providers in the overall educational plan for students to include lessons that address the student’s behavioral needs.
  • Prepares lesson plans to correlate with student needs.
  • Maintains student records and files in a confidential manner.
  • Keeps accurate documentation regarding student progress, needs, strengths, etc. (i.e. grades, observations, anecdotal records, other related data).
  • Keeps daily student attendance.
  • Communicates with parents, administrators, and related service providers on an as needed basis.
  • Manages and administers instructional activities for teacher aides.
  • Submits all reports, forms, records and data as requested by Secondary Education Director and/or Superintendent.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the principal. www.penelakut.ca

Education Department

PO Box 360
Chemainus, B.C. V0R 1K0

Ph. (250) 246-2321 Fax. (250) 246-2725 www.penelakut.ca


  • A Bachelor of Education Degree
  • Must be in good standing with the BC Teacher Regulation Branch of the Ministry of Education
  • Cultural sensitivity with an awareness of Hul’qumi’num language and culture
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Candidates must have the ability to maintain a calm, professional manner in a fast paced environment which will often require multi tasking
  • Must have excellent classroom management skills

Submit the following:

  • Resume, Cover Letter and References
  • Teacher Certification in BC
  • Clear Criminal Record Check


Lisa Malones, Principal
Penelakut Island Elementary School

Closing date: September 8, 2022

This position is open to all qualified applicants and only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview

Job Types: Fixed term contract, Full-time
Contract length: 12 months

Salary: $50,000.00-$80,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Chemainus, BC V0R 5K0: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • teaching: 1 year (preferred)

Application deadline: 2022-09-08
Expected start date: 2022-09-05

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