Physical Education Teacher in Sachigo Lake First Nation

Physical Education Teacher in Sachigo Lake First Nation, ON

Windigo Education is looking for a qualified candidate to teach Physical Education at Martin McKay Memorial School in Sachigo First Nation, ON. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Education degree and be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers or be eligible for membership.

Sachigo Lake is a proud Oji-Cree First Nation. We are a dynamic and innovative community, always looking for new opportunities for economic development and learning. We have a beautiful school and work hard to create a positive learning environment for our children.

The Physical Education Teacher is responsible for ensuring that each child has an opportunity to reach his/her maximum potential through the creation and implementation of suitable programs and teaching styles to meet individual student needs. The Teacher will treat all students in a fair and equitable manner.


Under the direction of the LEA, with the support of WEA, and the supervision of the Principal the Teacher will:

- Hold teaching the students as the first and most important responsibility
- Encourage students to reach their highest level of individual development by taking into account individual needs, interests and abilities
- Help each student develop a positive self-image, a sense of belonging, and a good attitude to her/his school experience
- Be as objective as possible when discussing controversial issues such as religion, politics, and race.
- Be sensitive toward and make a sincere attempt to promote and improve understanding of First Nation culture, values and language


Key Responsibilities

- Utilize suitable learning materials for students being: home schooled, out on the trap-lines, or absent from school for extended periods
- Maintain order and discipline in the classroom and on school premises according to school philosophy and policy
- Cooperate with the Principal, colleagues and the LEA in assisting in curriculum adaption
- Prepare curriculum year plans with goals and objectives for the program and student learning goals to be kept on file in the principal office
- Prepare daily plans of all class activities, conduct the class according to the class time table and make the timetable available upon request to the Principal, students and parents/guardians
- In order to avoid problems in case of teacher absence or illness, prepare daily plans three days in advance, or complete a three day outline of activities that a substitute teacher could use to conduct the class.


Job Type : Full Time

Location: Martin McKay Memorial School, Sachigo Lake First Nation

Salary : as per Salary Grid


To Apply:

Interested candidates must send their:

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. (3) References (including most recent employer)
4. Vulnerable Sector Check and
5. Proof of OCT is required.

Please send application along with documents to:

Jody McNeilly

Windigo Education Hiring Committee
Windigo First Nations Council
P.O. Box 299160 Alcona Drive
Sioux Lookout, ON. P8T 1A3
Fax: 807-737-3133
PH: (519) 466-3462

We thank you for your application and interest at this time, however, only those with complete documents will be considered.