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Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc - Secwepemctsin Language Teacher

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc (TteS) is a fast-growing vibrant organization committed to the development and progress of its Band Members and Community. As such, the TteS invites applications from qualified, highly motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the following position.

DEPARTMENT: Sk’elep School of Excellence
SUPERVISOR: School Principal
POSITION TITLE: Secwepemctsin Language Teacher
TERMS: Contract (Maternity Leave: September 2017 to May 2018)
JOB REFERENCE#: 2017 - 049
Reporting to the Principal, the Secwepemctsin Language Teacher is responsible for instruction of the Secwépemc language and culture to students in all grades.


• The teacher will plan and implement Secwépemc Language instruction based on the learning outcomes in the Tk’emlupsemc Native Language Program.
• The teacher accepts responsibility for the academic success of his/her students and for creating a positive learning environment.
• The teacher is responsible for classroom management and discipline consistent with the authority, support, and guidance of the Principal, School Policy and Secwépemc tradition.
• The teacher will prepare a yearly overview for the school year, as well as unit plans and daily lesson plans.
• The teacher will provide instruction for a math and/or reading group as a part of the school-wide math and reading programs.
• The teacher will assess student progress and prepare report cards based on the yearly reporting periods.
• The teacher will participate in the planning and implementation of cultural activities in the school.
• Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Sk’elep School policies, standards, and procedures, and as directed by the Principal.
• Maintain confidentiality on all matter relating to the affairs of Sk’elep School of Excellence.
• The teacher performs other duties as directed by the Principal.


• Fluent in Secwepemctsin
• Two (2) years of related Secwépemc Language teaching experience, preferably in a First Nations environment.
Job Posting – Language Teacher
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
• Flexible, committed and enthusiastic.
• Friendly and supportive to school children, school staff, and guests in the school.
• Ability to function within a flexible classroom configuration and schedule.

• B.C. Professional Teaching Certificate or British Columbia Teacher Regulation Branch Language Certificate.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Criminal Record Check

HOURS OF WORK: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Non – normal shift may be required.

PAY GRADE: As per current salary grid.

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for the Job posting is June 8, 2017 to be received no later than 2:00 p.m.
Submit Job Application Form, cover letter, resume, and references online:, by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by fax: 250.828.9847, or in person, at our Human Resources office #200 – 355 Yellowhead Hwy.
Office Hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & closed for lunch from noon to 1:00

We require each applicant to fill out an online Job Application Form, which can be found on the website

Any late submissions or submissions without the Job Application Form WILL NOT be considered for an interview.

Cultural Heritage Technician - Nicola Tribal Association

Nicola Tribal Association/TmixResearch is currently hiring a  Cultural Heritage Technician: (Summer Student)  for 13 weeks with Aboriginal Skills Employment & Training Strategy (ASETS). Please note that applicants must have been a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of culture and plant identification
  • Filing, recording and organizing data
  • Research methods
  • Strong computer skills
  • Enter data for TUS Library
  • Fieldwork to include AIA and PFR assessments
  • Assist with data entry and analysis of Referrals

Posting Date: May 25, 2017

Closing Date: June 1, 2017 4:30pm

For more information call or email resumes to Casey Holmes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please drop off resume at the Nicola Tribal Association front desk






Secwépemc Child and Family Services, a delegated aboriginal agency providing child welfare services to children and families living with the Secwépemc Nation territory, is seeking an administrative assistant for up to a 16 week term. Working under the guidance of the Executive Director’s assistant, the successful candidate will gain practical office administrative experience and play a key role in providing administrative support to the various departments within the Agency.


  • Maintain confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of the agency
  • Performing day-to-day administrative/clerical duties, including filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning, processing correspondence, reports, e-mails and other documentation
  • Preparing for meetings including organizing agendas, notifications, compiling documents and preparing packages
  • Creating forms for use by the Agency
  • Answering incoming telephone calls, addressing visitors, directing inquiries, referring calls to appropriate person, and taking messages as required
  • Taking minutes at specific meetings; typing and distributing minutes to appropriate parties
  • Planning and organizing events and participating as required
  • Assistance with on any other administrative tasks, as needed.
  • Other duties as directed.


  • Currently attending a Post-Secondary Institution and returning to studies in the Fall 2017
  • Intermediate knowledge in all Microsoft Office programs is preferred (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Internet Explorer
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team player and takes initiative.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License. (provide a drivers abstract)
  • Committed as a self-starter and able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Familiarity with the seven Secwépemc communities affiliated with the agency.

HOURS OF WORK:  Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

PAY GRADE: $19.20/hour

ASETS receives funds from Human Resources & Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to provide training and employment opportunities to Aboriginal people within the Central Interior of British Columbia.

Interested candidates must meet with an Aboriginal Training and Employment Centre Counselor to determine if they meet the eligibility requirements for the position prior to be considered for this opportunity.


Bill Bouthot, Human Resources Manager, Phone: 250.314.9669

300 Chilcotin Road, Kamloops, BC V2H 1G3

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Closing Date: May 24th, 2017

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