Land-based: Takwaachin-aapatisiiwin/ Tikwaachin-aapitsiiwin (fall work) – (249)

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  • Post Date: June 28, 2021
Job Description
John Abbott College adheres to an Equal Access to Employment Program, and invites women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities to submit their applications.
Job Title: Land-based: Takwaachin-aapatisiiwin/ Tikwaachin-aapitsiiwin (fall work)
Job Type: Hourly paid teaching
Category: Teaching in Physical Education (109)
Salary Grade: Hourly Paid Teacher – $70.54 to $102.32
# of Hires Needed: 1
Job Description

THE CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION is hiring qualified instructors for the Fall 2021 Semester for the following program: Iyeskuwiiu- a culturally relevant College program for Eeyou-Eenou students in Eeyou Istchee.
The courses are part of Iyeskuwiiu, a two-semester Springboard to DCS designed to offer Eeyou-Eenou students a culturally-rooted preparation year to further academic skills and cultural pride.

COURSE: 109-101-MQ
TITLE: Land-based: Takwaachin-aapatisiiwin/Tikwaachin-aapitsiiwin (fall work)
SECTION(S): one (1)

N.B. Contracts are contingent upon sufficient student enrollment in each course.
Starting date, day/time and location for each course to be determined by the Centre for Continuing Education.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or equivalent.
  • Diploma of college studies (DEC) in an appropriate specialty AND demonstrated experience directly related to the subject matter.
  • High School Diploma AND demonstrated experience directly related to the subject matter.


  • Demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to culturally relevant, sensitive and appropriate pedagogy.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Eeyou-Eenou culture, history, society and rights.
  • Several years related teaching experience at the post – secondary level preferred
  • Preference given to candidates having direct lived experience in and knowledge of Eeyou-Eenou communities, with experience teaching in Cree classrooms and Cree speaking as assets, or, as a secondary consideration, having experience with Indigenous education and teaching Indigenous students.
  • Bilingual (English/Cree) candidates preferred.
  • On-line teaching experience preferred.

Note: The selection committee may, exceptionally, recommend to the College that pertinent additional professional and/or industrial experience be considered in lieu of the stated minimum educational requirement. Education superior to the stated minimum requirement may be substituted for professional/industrial experience at the discretion of the selection committee.

The courses will take place in one of the communities of Eeyou Istchee

Contracts are offered à la leçon and are contingent upon sufficient student enrollment in each course.
The starting date and end date for each course will be determined by the Centre for Continuing Education.

Also, throughout the semester, teachers are required to be available to attend cultural training, offer office hours to students, and participate in regular program meetings. Therefore, additional time up to 90 hours will be paid through an additional non-credit contract.

We thank all candidates who submit their resumes for consideration. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If your work experience has changed or if you have acquired additional education since your last visit, be sure to submit your updated resume so that we may review your full career path. If you are applying from a mobile device (smartphone, tablet), you will receive an acknowledgment email asking you to update your file by submitting your CV in order for your application to be considered.
Deadline Date: 7/5/2021