Land-Based Learning: WINTER

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Contract Opportunity – Elder Advisors – Assistants

TITLE:             Elder Advisors – Assistants – TERM TO JUNE 30, 2021

OVERVIEW:     We are seeking dedicated, full time, community-based Assistants to work with the TEA Elder Advisors. The Assistants will be based in each of the TEA First Nations: Cote First Nation, Kawacatoose First Nation, Pheasant Rump First Nation, and White Bear First Nations.


The TEA is an educational organization working with First Nations to provide educational programs and services, and technical and consulting support to the First Nations, their Chiefs and Councils, local educational governance systems, and schools. The Chiefs of the TEA First Nations are working toward the development of a new lifelong learning system based on the effective implementation of Inherent and Treaty Rights. The Chiefs have appointed Elders from each of their First Nations to work with them, and the TEA, as Advisors.


  • Check in with the Elders regularly.
  • Review information and materials as requested.
  • Schedule meetings – provide reminders and organize meeting documents.
  • Support the Elders with use of technology.
  • Support Elders at meetings and gatherings.
  • Help with ceremonies and protocols, as needed.
  • Support communications, taking notes, delivering posters, help with emails, etc.
  • Attend meetings and training with other TEA Elders’ Assistants, & Technical Team as required.


  • Must have a driver’s license and reliable transportation,
  • Successful candidates will be required to submit a current Drivers Abstract and Criminal Record Check with Vulnerability Screen.
  • All training and orientation will be provided.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:  Salary to be determined.

Forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Attention: Marcy Velestuk, Human Resources

Treaty Education Alliance

PO Box 1579

Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan S0G1S0

Closing Date:

This position will remain open until filled.

Respectfully, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


White Bear First Nations – Middle Years Teacher

The White Bear Education Complex is seeking a Middle Years Teacher.

The White Bear Education Complex Vision Statement:

Building our students life-long success guided by our First Nations Values and Culture.

We are seeking a dynamic educator who is dedicated to lifelong learning, and who has a desire to support the successful learning outcomes for the children and youth of our beautiful First Nation. White Bear First Nations’ school is located in the scenic Moose Mountains of southeastern Saskatchewan – a proud signatory to both Treaty 4 and Treaty 2. We want to be part of your career aspirations to deliver high quality Indigenous education in our on-reserve school.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • You are (or have a strong desire to become) an experienced, highly organized and effective educator.
  • You are eligible to be registered with the Saskatchewan Teacher’s Professional Regulatory Board (SPTRB).
  • You are committed to the learning success of your students, ensuring they experience appropriate and relevant learning opportunities.
  • You are knowledgeable in areas such as Treaty education, the Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s recommendations for education, Indigenous education, and anti-racism education.
  • You are an educational innovator, who believes in student-centered learning, and collaborative planning with teams to strengthen approaches to meet student learning needs.
  • You are a relationship builder who supports and creates many opportunities for community – parents/caregivers – to be involved and engaged in their child(ren)’s learning experiences.
  • Your Indigenous language skills are an asset to this position.
  • Your experience or interests in land-based learning, and Treaty education are an asset.

The successful candidate must possess:

  • A valid Saskatchewan Professional A Teaching Certificate, or be in the process of obtaining the certificate;
  • A CPIC with vulnerable sector check; and
  • A valid Driver’s license.

The successful candidate may be eligible for a re-location incentive, to be discussed.

Please submit via email, your cover letter, and resume to Tania Wanner at