Education Assistant x 2 – 2024-25 School Year

Closing on: Jun 21, 2024
Department: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Birch Narrows Dene Nation

Employment Opportunity

Birch Narrows Dene Community School is seeking two (2) highly motivated and dedicated individuals to fill the positions of Education Assistant for the 2024-25 school year. Birch Narrows Dene Nation is a community of approximately 750-800 people situated in beautiful Northern Saskatchewan. The school accommodates students from Grades N-12. The school features a gym with change rooms, a multi-purpose room, a library, a home economics room, PAA room, science and computer labs, and several resource areas.

BNDCS is proud to establish a community of learners through positive relationships which promote Dene/Cree/Michif cultures, languages, and traditional knowledge. The school has a cabin and offers Land-Based education, which incorporates a holistic approach to bridging Indigenous ways of knowing and academics to prepare students to succeed in the education system.


  • Early Childhood Education Diploma/Certificate; or Grade 12 Diploma with experience will be considered.
  • Familiarity with early childhood development/education: Saskatchewan’s Essential Learning Experiences, Kindergarten Curriculum, Early Years Evaluation, Early Childhood Development is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with children of all ages.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with children, parents/caregivers and educators.
  • Cognizant of and have working knowledge of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and how to integrate their culture, values and history into the curriculum.
  • Have high standards and expectations for academic achievement, especially in the areas of literacy and numeracy.
  • Have excellent classroom management skills, and able to utilize and demonstrate positive classroom/behavior management strategies.
  • Accommodate and include special needs children by adjusting communication / teaching styles and curriculum as required for inclusion.
  • Committed to completing the school year.


Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; current resume stating qualifications and employment experience; copies of credentials; current RCMP Criminal Records / Vulnerable Sector Checks; a copy of a valid driver’s license; and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust First Nation

Meadow Lake, SK     S9X 1T8

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (306) 236-5654  Fax: (306) 236-1357


For more information, please contact Karen Sylvestre, BNDCS Principal @ (306) 894-2077 or visit our website at

Deadline:  Friday June 21st, 2024


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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