High School Humanities Teacher

May 23, 2024

High School Humanities Teacher Required for the 2024/25 School Year

DEPARTMENT:        MCFN Education                                               REPORTING TO:         Director of Education/Principal

DURATION: Full-Time, Temporary Employee                                    LOCATION:                 Fort Chipewyan, AB


We are currently seeking a teacher to join our team at the Fort Chipewyan Community High School (1 High School – Humanities Teacher). The Mikisew Cree Education Authority seeks a candidate with high professional standards who is willing to personalize learning to meet the needs of our students. We run a community-based education program that focuses on land-based learning and traditional teachings, while following the Alberta Program of Studies. With employment, candidate will have the opportunity to participate in land-based learning, travel through field trips, post- secondary institution tours and more. Fort Chipewyan Community High School was the 2023 Indspire National Organization Award recipient. (


  • Builds positive and productive relationships with students, parents/guardians, peers and other in the school and local community to support student learning.
  • Engages in career-long professional learning and critical reflection to improve teaching and
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of the Alberta Program of Studies High School Humanities
  • Applies a current and comprehensive repertoire of effective planning and instruction practices to meet the learning needs of every student.
  • Establishes, promotes, and sustains inclusive learning environments where diversity is embraced and every student is welcomes, cared for, respected and safe.
  • Develops and applies foundational knowledge about Mikisew Cree First Nation, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and Metis for the benefit of all the students.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the legal frameworks and policies that provide the foundations for the Alberta Education system.
  • Willingness to participate in community activities, events, and programming will exponentially support student and family relationship; therefore, increasing academic excellence and cultural, language and place
  • Additional duties as assigned by the


  • Bachelor of Education degree and a valid Alberta Teaching Experience working in Indigenous Communities is considered an asset.
  • Aspiration for excellence in all competencies of the Teaching Quality
  • Ability to work under minimal
  • Knowledge of the Woodland Cree and/or Dene culture is
  • Valid class five (5) driver’s license with a clean criminal record & vulnerable record check is
Job application will be posted until position is filled.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to Attention: Kerri Ceretzke

We thank all applicants but only those selected will be contacted for an interview.