Title:                                    Aboriginal Support Services N03
Location:                           Pemberton Secondary School
Status:                                Permanent Full-Time (6 hours/day)
Reporting to:                  Advanced Education Manager
Wage/Salary:                 Dependent on Experience


The Aboriginal Support Services assists students’ academic growth and promotes the use of St́at́y̓emc Language while increasing the knowledge of local Aboriginal culture and history among students in the school. The Support Services provider consults and works with elders, resource people, parents, and School District No. 48 personnel to coordinate and deliver various programs to students. Services may be done on a one to one basis or a group setting. Acts as an Aboriginal student advocate and motivator. 

Key Deliverables:

  • Maintain regular and prompt attendance at Pemberton Secondary School.
  • Provide individual and small group classroom support to self-identified Aboriginal students
  • Provide in class support and homework assistance after schools
  • Work In collaboration with classroom teacher, school administration and School Based Team
  • Work with a team of elders to develop and deliver lesson plans/resources for a St́at́y̓emcets language and culture program
  • Assist students with personal and school related problem-solving skills
  • Support parents in problem solving with school related Issues
  • Appropriate filing and documentation of student records
  • Attend meetings as required Including staff, school-based, and department meetings
  • Coordinate and liaison with local service agencies
  • Document daily activities on lndsight
  • Report to Employer of any events that deem appropriate
  • Program Evaluation and Reports:
    • Monthly viewings of daily activities by Director of Instruction
    • Year-end review with employee, employer, principal(s), and Director of Instruction
  • Other job-related duties as assigned 

Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Preferably Grade 12- and one-year related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in working successfully with Aboriginal students, parents and community
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with students, school administrators, school-based teams, and teachers.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative appropriately as needed.
  • Successful Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)

Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than
4:30 p.m. on March 16, 2020 to:
Mason Ducharme, Director of the Ts’zil Learning Centre – mason.ducharme@lilwat.ca
Ts’zil Learning Centre, P.O. Box 232, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N 2K0
Fax: 604-894-2302

We thank you for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted