Grade 8 / High School Teacher

  • Matawa First Nations
  • Webequie, ON, Canada
  • Aug 24, 2021
Full-Time Faculty and Research / Library Teaching / Support Positions

Job Description


Webequie First Nation Education Authority is accepting applicants for:

  • One (1) Grade 8 Teacher
  • One (1) High School Teacher (all subjects)

For the Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre.  The contract is for the 2021-22 school year with a possible extension.

Webequie First Nation is located on Winisk Lake, 540 kilometers north of Thunder Bay, ON. Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre is operated by the Webequie First Nation Education Authority and has been under local control for nearly 20 years. The facility accommodates students from Kindergarten to Grade 11. The school is designed to promote a sense of pride of heritage to the students and has taken a proactive approach to implementing First Nation content into its curriculum.  For more information about our school, go to

Preferred qualifications:

  • Membership in good standing with OCT or ability to register
  • Special Education qualifications
  • 3 years of successful teaching experience
  • Appreciation and understanding of Aboriginal culture and traditions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience living in northern communities and working in First Nation schools

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application containing a cover letter, a resume (including 3 most recent education-related references and a recent performance assessment), and a statement of your philosophy of education, with specific reference to First Nations education.

Please submit your application by fax or email to:

Webequie Education Authority
P.O. Box 265
Webequie, Ontario
P0T 3A0

Attn: Ennis Jacob, Education Director

Fax: (807) 353-1306
Phone: (807) 353-9942

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.