Middle School Teachers two positions available

May 23, 2024

Job Opportunities: Two Middle School Teachers 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 two teachers to join our team at the Fort Chipewyan Community High School (2 Middle School – Grade 8 and 9 Teacher). The Mikisew Cree Education Authority seeks candidates with high professional standards who are 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 learning.
▪ Possesses comprehensive knowledge of the Alberta Program of Studies Grade 8/9 curriculum.
▪ 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 understanding.
▪ Additional duties as assigned by the Principal.

▪ Bachelor of Education degree and a valid Alberta Teaching Certificate. Experience working in Indigenous Communities is considered an asset.
▪ Aspiration for excellence in all competencies of the Teaching Quality Standard.
▪ Ability to work under minimal supervision.
▪ Knowledge of the Woodland Cree and/or Dene culture is desired.
▪ Valid class five (5) driver’s license with a clean criminal record & vulnerable record check is required.

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.