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Teacher / Teacher Aide (Casual Inventory)

Reference number: DIS22J-038618-000003
Selection process number: 22-DIS-ON-EA-FEDINV
Indigenous Services Canada - Federal Schools
Ohsweken (Ontario)
ED-EST-01, EU-TEA-01
Casual workers (Teacher: $43,171 to $107,702 / Teacher Aide: $42,694 to $53,102)

For further information on the organization, please visit Indigenous Services Canada

Closing date: 31 August 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

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► Your resume may be used to validate the information provided in the screening questions.

► Note that casual employment is temporary in nature and casuals can only work up to a maximum of 90 calendar days in a given calendar in a given department.

► You will be contacted to complete required documentation and obtain valid reliability security clearance. Please note: failure to complete the required documentations in a timely manner could delay time of hire

► Once all of the requirements are met your name will then be added to the casual supply list which will be used by the Principals at Six Nations to meet their daily coverage needs.

►Your salary as a Teacher or Teacher Aide is determined based on the EB collective agreement, your years of experience validated via confirmation of employment letters, and your education credentials (additional qualifications).

Work environment

• Consist of 6 schools (5 at Six Nations, Oshweken, ON and 1 at Quinte Mohawk, Tyendinaga, ON)
• Emily C General Elementary School
• Oliver M. Smith Kawenni:io Elementary School
• JC Hill/JAM Elementary School
• ILTO Elementary School
• Workforce is made up approximately 140+ full time staff and 100+ casual supply workers

• be part of a diverse and dynamic workforce
• make a direct impact on the lives of Indigenous children and First Nation communities
• acquire hands on classroom teaching experience in various grades K-8
• receive a competitive compensation package
• access to career development and advancement opportunities
• access to unique teaching opportunities to teach Cayuga/Mohawk native languages

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to create a list of casual supply workers to fill various temporary teaching coverage needs which may occur throughout the school year at any of the Six Nations schools.

► Stream 1: ED-EST-01 Teacher
► Stream 2: EU-TEA-01 Teacher Aide


PROOF OF EDUCATION: OCT certificate*, copy of diplomas, degrees, transcripts and any additional post-secondary courses.

*Note: A print out of your OCT profile is not sufficient proof of education.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION: (Stream 1: Teacher)

The minimum standard for positions classified as Elementary and Secondary Teaching (ED-EST) is either Education or Occupational Certification.

• Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in education, linguistics, sociology, psychology, mathematics, physics, home economics or some other specialty relevant to the positions in the classification.

EDUCATION: (Stream 2: Teacher Aide)
• A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives (See Note 1).

1.The employer-approved alternatives to a secondary school diploma are:
◦A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or
◦An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Candidates who already meet both of the following criteria must be accepted as meeting the secondary school diploma requirement:
a.Candidates who have achieved a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; and
b.Candidates who have been appointed or deployed for an indeterminate period to a position in the EU classification.

The opportunity to be assessed by at least one of the two employer-approved alternatives must be offered to candidates who have not previously met the secondary school diploma requirement.

Candidates who were appointed or deployed on an indeterminate basis using an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience meet the secondary school requirement for the EU classification only and must be reassessed for entry to other classifications on the basis of this alternative.

Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http://www.cicic.ca/

Degree equivalency

Occupational Certification: (Stream 1: Teacher)
• Possession of an acceptable teaching certificate* from a province or territory of Canada.

EXPERIENCE: (Stream 1: Teacher)
• Experience as a teacher or teacher candidate in an elementary private/public school setting demonstrated through recent performance appraisals and /or professional references, professional portfolio, practicum.

EXPERIENCE: (Stream 2: Teacher Aide)
• Experience working with elementary school (public/private) age children or in a day care setting.

EXPERIENCE: (Stream 1 & 2)
• Experience using technology or other assistive devices to facilitate learning in the classroom

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements


Stream 1: Teacher
• Knowledge of classroom management practices
• Knowledge of current trends in curriculum reform in Ontario

Stream 2: Teacher Aide
• Knowledge of the current and innovative learning strategies for working with students with varying learning requirements in groups or on an individual basis.


Stream 1: Teacher
• Ability to creatively develop and implement short and long term lesson plans
• Ability to analyze the results of formal and informal assessment tools

Stream 2: Teacher Aide
• Ability to assist in the implementation of a prescribed program in both individual and group settings
• Ability to assist in evaluation and assessment of student needs

• Ability to communicate effectively orally
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing

• Effective interpersonal skills
• Tact
• Adaptability

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


EDUCATION: (Stream 1: Teacher)
• Additional Qualification Courses in Special education, reading, mathematics, or subject-area fields

• Mohawk Language Diploma or Degree

•Cayuga Language Diploma or Degree

EDUCATION: (Stream 2: Teacher Aide)
• Developmental Services Worker Diploma

• Native Special Education Assistant Diploma/Certificate

• Early Childhood Education Diploma

• Native Classroom Assistant Diploma/Certificate

• Mohawk or Cayuga Language Diploma

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE: (Stream 1 & 2)
• Experience in teaching Indigenous children

• Experience working specifically in the Six Nations community

EXPERIENCE: (Stream 2: Teacher Aide)
• Experience working with students in a Cayuga Immersion setting

• Experience working with students who have special needs

• Ability to communicate orally in Cayuga
• Ability to communicate in writing in Cayuga
• Ability to communicate orally in Mohawk
• Ability to communicate in writing in Mohawk


Indigenous Services Canada is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population its serve. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment equity goals, preference may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, indicate that they are belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups (self-declaration): Aboriginal peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities.

• May be required to lead and participate in extracurricular activities

Conditions of employment

• Must be certified and in good standing status with the Ontario College of Teachers at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout the duration of employment.

• Reliability Status security clearance
• Compliance with the Values and Ethics Code for the Public Sector
• Must be willing to deploy to different federal schools at Six Nations

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Communication for this process will be sent via email. Applicants MUST check their e-mail accounts frequently as there may be a deadline for responses. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this inventory should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Please note that we will have to consider that you are no longer interested in participating in the selection process and that you have withdrawn your candidacy should you not provide us with an up-to-date email address or respond to our communications.

Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Thomas Stante, Human Resources Assistant
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