School Principal - k’emlúps te Secwépemc
k’emlúps te Secwépemc
(Kamloops Indian Band)
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: Elementary Teacher
TERMS: TEMPORARY FULL TIME (School year 2017/18) MATERNITY LEAVE COVERAGE
JOB REFERENCE#: 2017 - 051
NATURE & SCOPE OF WORK:
Reporting to the Principal, the teacher is responsible for instruction of students in the assigned grade(s).
DUTIES: The teacher is to be:
1. Accountable for student learning outcomes in the classroom in accordance with the standards and content of the BC Ministry of Education and Secwépemc Cultural Curriculum.
2. Accepts responsibility for the academic success of his/her students and for creating a positive learning environment.
3. Must demonstrate effective classroom management in a differentiated instruction delivery model.
4. Must demonstrate the desire and ability to cultivate meaningful dialogue between home and school to support parental engagement in the education of students.
5. Is responsible to maintain discipline at all times consistent with the authority, support and guidance of the Principal, School Policy and Secwépemc tradition.
6. Is responsible for instructing students using school wide mandated programs.
7. Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Sk’elep policies, standards and procedures, and as directed by the Sk’elep School of Excellence Principal.
8. Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of the Sk’elep School of Excellence.
REQUIRED ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
1. Two (2) years of related teaching experience, preferably in a First Nations environment.
2. A proven record of excellence in classroom teaching.
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3. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
4. Flexible, committed and enthusiastic.
5. Friendly and supportive to school children, school staff, and guests in the school.
REQUIRED LICENCE AND CERTIFICATION:
1. Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch member
2. British Columbia Professional Teaching Certificate
3. Bachelor of Education Degree
4. Criminal Record Check
PAY GRADE/SALARY: As per Salary and Wage Grid
ASSETS BUT NOT REQUIRED:
• Band Member of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc
• First Nations Ancestry
• Ability to Speak Secwépemc Language
• Basic First Aid
HOURS OF WORK: Start time 8:00 a.m. Standard hours as per Teachers’ Regulations
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 14, 2017 to be received no later than 2:00 p.m.
Submit Job Application Form, cover letter, current resume, and 3 professional references, one of which should be from your most recent principal,
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 tkemlups.ca website
Any late submissions or submissions without the Job Application Form WILL NOT be considered.
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: ELECTORAL OFFICER
The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is a provincial-territorial organization
representing 203 First Nations in British Columbia.
The BCAFN will be hosting its 14th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 11-13, 2017 at the
Musqueam Recreation Centre, Musqueam Territory, in Vancouver, B.C. BCAFN is requesting
proposals for an Electoral Officer to oversee the nomination and electoral process for:
1. BCAFN Regional Chief – 3 year term
2. BCAFN Board Director Member – 2 year term
3. BCAFN Board Director Member – 2 year term
4. BCAFN Board Director Member – balance of current term, ending in 2018
5. BCAFN Board Director Member – balance of current term, ending in 2018
6. BCAFN Female Youth Representative – 3 year term
The objective of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to inform and solicit applications from qualified
candidates who will possess a high degree of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality as the
June 30, 2017.
The date of appointment will be no later than August 1, 2017. The Electoral Officer shall be
designated by the Board of Directors and accountable to all members of the BCAFN.
The Electoral Officer must be prepared to assume office at least ten (10) weeks prior to the
election. The Electoral Officer ceases function two (2) weeks after the election, provided there
have been no challenges to the electoral result.
The proposal must include:
1. A statement and description of the resources required to complete the election process,
including software and intellectual material;
2. A statement of experience;
3. A cost breakdown including fees and other expenses;
4. A statement of what you would require from the BCAFN; and
5. The name of three (3) references which have used the services of the Bidder as Electoral
Rights of the BCAFN
The BCAFN reserves the right to:
a) Reject any or all proposals received in response to this Request for Proposals;
b) Enter into negotiation with one or more Bidders on any or all aspects of their respective
c) Accept any proposal in whole, or in part;
d) Cancel and/or re-issue the modified version of a given RFP requirement, including the
right to request a confirmation of the Bidder’s legal status and signed documentation;
e) Award contracts without competition for follow-up work, if any, to the selected Bidder
for a given project requirement.
BCAFN Governance Manual Section V: Elections Policy and Procedure
Please find below information regarding the appointment and responsibilities of the Electoral
The BCAFN shall appoint an Electoral Officer who will oversee the nomination and election
process at annual general meetings.
The Electoral Officer shall be designated by the Board of Directors, through a Board resolution,
and be accountable to all members of the BCAFN. An Electoral Officer may be removed if five
(5) members of the BCAFN register a complaint in writing with the Board of Directors about
the Board’s selection for Electoral Officer. The complaint shall set out, in detail, the basis for
the removal. The Board, by majority vote, if satisfied with the reasons, shall vacate its selection
and the BCAFN auditors will serve as Electoral Officer.
Once in office, the Electoral Officer must conduct him or herself honestly and with
integrity, complying with the requirements of the Society Act, the BCAFN Constitution
and Bylaws, these policies and procedures, and in light of principles of natural justice
and procedural fairness.
The Electoral Officer is responsible for:
(a) preparing nomination forms and receiving nominations of candidates for the
Office of the Regional Chief, Board of Directors, Male or Female Youth
Representative, and/or Women’s Council Representative;
(b) determining the eligibility of candidates in accordance with the Society Act, the
BCAFN Constitution and Bylaws, and the BCAFN Governance Manual;
(c) in consultation with the Secretary, preparing the voter list;
(d) furnishing the voter list to the scrutineers at least fourteen (14) calendar days
before the election and securing each scrutineer’s written acknowledgement
that the voter list is complete in advance of the election;
(e) subject to direction from the Board of Directors, setting the form of
(f) making all administrative arrangements in connection with the election
and any subsequent by-elections including fixing the number and
location of polling stations and the preparing and posting notices;
(g) ensuring any proxy appointments received by the Regional Chief are
properly documented and noted on the voter list;
(h) resolving any disputes about voter eligibility on the day of the election;
(i) ensuring every person eligible to vote has a reasonable opportunity to do so;
(j) ensuring that a separate vote is conducted for each position or issue on the ballot in
accordance with the BCAFN Constitution and Bylaws as well as this policy;
(k) supervising the tally of all votes;
(l) determining the status of spoiled or irregular marked ballots;
(m) securing the voters list, ballots, and ballot boxes;
(n) giving such directions or instructions as the Electoral Officer thinks necessary for the
proper conduct of the vote;
(o) promptly announcing the election results to the BCAFN Assembly; and
(p) providing a final electoral report to the BCAFN Board of Directors after the election.
Where the Electoral Officer is unable or unwilling to perform his or her responsibilities for
whatever reason, he or she must immediately notify the Board of Directors. Should the issue
not be resolved among the membership within a reasonable period of time, any member may
seek direction on electoral matters from the British Columbia Supreme Court.
Bidders must provide a firm fixed price, including administrative fees, travel, material costs, printing
of draft concepts, and GST.
Submissions will be considered confidential information by the BCAFN and will be used solely for the
purpose of selecting the successful Bidder.
All proposals will be acknowledged. Your proposal submission must be received by June 30, 2017.
Submissions and questions may be sent by mail, fax or email to:
Delaine Friedrich, Policy Analyst
BC Assembly of First Nations
312-345 Chief Alex Thomas Way