Welcome to the Team, Kimberly Petit

Job Opportunity: Grade 4/5 Teacher

Title: Grade 4/5 Teacher
Location: White Bear First Nations

The White Bear Education Complex Vision Statement

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

The White Bear Education Complex Mission Statement

Embracing our culture and creating strong students. Learning together, maintaining and enhancing the strength in our community. Honouring our Nation as one voice and one mind.

Overview

Teachers are role models in our community and are expected to present themselves professionally and communicate effectively.

The successful candidate will be part of an instructional team and support First Nations cultural, languages and community programs. Teachers are expected to work within the policies and procedures of the WBEC. Additional duties and assignments will be determined in consultation with the principal.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Have a valid Saskatchewan Professional A Teaching Certificate, or in process of obtaining the certificate.
  • Have demonstrated successful experience as a classroom teacher.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to connect with youth in a student-centered learning environment.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to be part of a collaborative educational team.
  • Ability to work effectively within an environment that includes developing meaningful and productive relationships with students, parents, professionals and community service agencies.
  • An understanding of First Nations Languages, culture and traditions is an asset.

The successful candidate may be eligible for a relocation incentive, to be discussed.

How to Apply

To apply please submit via email, your cover letter, resume, three (3) references, a current criminal record check to Angus Vincent at avincent@educationalliance.ca or by fax to 306-332-2679.

Deadline for applications is 11:59pm December 17, 2021.

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

Job Opportunity: Principal

Title: Principal
Location: White Bear First Nations

Overview

The White Bear Education Complex on White Bear First Nations is seeking a Principal for the 2021-2022 school year. We are seeking a dynamic and committed individual to provide a high standard of educational and administrative leadership for our First Nations’ school. We are seeking a leader who is a dedicated lifelong learner, who understands best practices in Indigenous Education, and whose focus remains consistently on the learning success of our children and youth. White Bear First Nations’ school is located in the scenic Moose Mountains of southeastern Saskatchewan and a proud signatory to both Treaty 4 and Treaty 2. White Bear First Nations offers unlimited year-round access to a range of activities including fishing, hunting, watersports, golfing, and amazing nature.

The White Bear Education Complex Vision Statement

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

Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary Degree in Education with previous teaching and/or leadership training, certification and/or experience.
  • Must hold a valid Saskatchewan Professional “A” Teaching Certificate and have registered with the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Professional Regulatory Board (SPTRB), or willing to be registered.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a Master of Education or those with advanced education, training and/or certification in the area of school-based leadership, educational administration.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • You are an experienced, highly organized and effective educator with previous school administrator experience and strong leadership attributes.
  • You are an educational leader and innovator with a persistent belief in the learning success of students, and expectations for a high standard of excellence.
  • You are knowledgeable about Indigenous education, including the importance of place-based, land-based and Treaty education, working with Elders and Knowledge Keepers.
  • You are knowledgeable of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s recommendations for education.
  • You are committed to creating and maintaining a safe, respectful and welcoming learning environment for all staff and students.
  • You are a relationship builder who supports and creates positive working relationships that inspire collegiality, collaboration and community building.
  • Your Indigenous language/culture skills are an asset to this position.

Compensation & Benefits

  • White Bear First Nations offers a competitive salary and benefits package for employees, commensurate with education and experience
  • A moving incentive is available to support the successful candidate’s move to our beautiful territory

How to Apply

Forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Attention: Angus Vincent, Human Resources
Re: “WBEC Principal”
Treaty Education Alliance
PO Box 1579 Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan S0G1S0
avincent@educationalliance.ca

Closing Date: This position will remain open until filled.

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

2020 – 2021 Annual General Meeting

Welcome to the Team – Lisa Ewack

Treaty Education Alliance is pleased to welcome Lisa Ewack (Student Support Coordinator) to our team!

Lisa is a proud member of the Ocean Man Nakoda First Nation. She is a professional educator who has completed a Bachelor of Education Elementary (Indian Education) degree and also completed a certificate in Extended Studies in Inclusive Education at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada.

Lisa is an educator that has become a champion advocate for students and families experiencing disability within the K-12 First Nation Education Authority school system. Her experience with navigating the system of organizations and services not available in First Nation communities and First Nation schools, has motivated her to ensure the best possible indirect and direct services for First Nation schools. She is a dedicated Inclusive education teacher focused on working in collaboration with multi-disciplinary assessment specialists and school teams to translate assessment findings for Inclusive and Intervention Planning.

Lisa says “it is a great honour to be a team member and serve as the Student Support Services Coordinator for Treaty Education Alliance-Schools”.

 

Welcome to the Team – Angus Vincent

Treaty Education Alliance is pleased to welcome Angus Vincent (HR Manager) to our team!

Angus is a First Nation man from the Waterhen Lake First Nation in northern Saskatchewan. He has made Yorkton his home since 2009 and has worked in the business field since 2005 ranging in topics such as Finance, Procurement, Marketing, Human Resources, and Management. He has taken the first steps in obtaining his professional designation in HR through AFOA and looks to be completed in May of 2022.

Angus is married and has 2 children. He is also a professional actor (ACTRA Board Member) and an accomplished musician (2 albums released) on the side.

Sport & Self-Esteem Day Camp

TEA Welcomes Kristen Tootoosis

Treaty Education Alliance would like to welcome Mental Health Therapist-Kristen Tootoosis, B.Ed., M.Ed., CCC., CCPA., to our team.

Kristen has broad experience as a psychotherapist, therapeutic program manager, educator/teacher, and post-secondary instructor. Kristen has experience in offering therapy and support services to front line workers, managing programs in various areas including traditional motherhood, youth support groups, and addictions.

Kristen is from the Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation. She has devoted her career to working Indigenous Peoples of all ages in the area of psychotherapy clinical experience combined educational experiences and Indigenous knowledge. Kristen has worked with various First Nations communities focusing on educational therapeutic supports for students, families, and schools.

Kristen is also an instructor with the Think Indigenous Trauma Response Curriculum Co-Development Team and an Ed Psych instructor at the First Nations University of Canada. Kristen holds a Bachelor of Education (Indigenous Education), and a Masters in Educational Psychology, through the University of Regina.

Announcement – New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Treaty Education Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Faith McNab-Watson to the position of Executive Director.

Faith has broad experience as an education professional, as a Teacher with Regina Public Schools and the Horizon School Division, an Assessment Coordinator with the Treaty Education Alliance, and as a Principal with Chief Kahkewistahaw Community School.

Faith also brings a significant education background to the position, and holds a Bachelor of Education (Indian Education), a Masters in Educational Administration, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Educational Psychology, all through the University of Regina.

Please join us in welcoming Faith back to the Treaty Education Alliance, in her new role as Executive Director.