Sep 07, 2022

Northern Michif Language Teaching Opportunities

  • Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools
  • Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Full-time Education

Job Description

In 2015, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools unveiled the St. Michael School Métis Education Model in partnership with the Central Urban Métis Federation, Inc. (CUMFI). At St. Michael, curricular content is enhanced through Métis themes, content, and perspectives. Northern Michif is also highlighted through the adaptive dimension, bilingual early learning classrooms, and a core Northern Michif program. In addition to Métis learning opportunities through curriculum, students are immersed in Métis cultural learning opportunities through a Grade 6-8 Fiddle program, a jigging dance group, and collaborations with Métis Knowledge Keepers, resource people and organizations. To learn more about St. Michael School, view our recent YouTube video accessible here.

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools invites applications for Northern Michif Language Teaching Opportunities with duties to commence in the fall of 2022. Placement for successful candidates available in early learning classrooms (K-2) and core Northern Michif programming.

Individuals applying for this role should possess the following:

  • Eligibility for a Saskatchewan Teacher's Certificate
  • Knowledge of, and participation in, a Métis community cultural context
  • Northern Michif language competency and a desire to support students in their language development

Anyone requiring assistance with their online application submission or questions regarding the positions are encouraged to reach out to Emily Gabor, Assistant Manager of Human Resource Services, at (306) 659-7042 or by email at EGabor@gscs.ca.

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is committed to providing a supportive environment for all staff. This includes access to relocation assistance, signing incentives, referral to our division housing partner, leadership development opportunities, mentorship and more.