Teacher’s Assistant

    Sheshegwaning First Nation

    1079A Sheshegwaning Road, SHESHEGWANING, Ontario, P0P 1X0

    PHONE:  (705) 283-3292   FAX:  (705) 283-3481

    Employment Opportunity

    Teacher’s Assistant

    Sheshegwaning First Nation is currently accepting applications for a Teacher’s Assistant preferably with an Early Years Educator certification.

    Essential Duties:

    • Work under the supervision of the Principal and Classroom teacher.
    • Help prepare and deliver lessons to the students according to the approved curriculum.
    • Help implement and deliver culturally appropriate Anishinabe teachings within the school and community setting.
    • Help to assist students learn while using a systematic plan of lessons, discussion, audio-visual presentations, field trips, hands-on activities to promote their physical, mental and social development, and their school readiness.
    • Help to prepare the administrated assessments.
    • Help evaluate the progress of students and discuss results with students, parents and school officials.
    • Prepare and implement remedial programs for children requiring extra help.
    • Participate in staff meetings, teacher training workshops, professional development days and other school functions.
    • Help assist teachers and student teachers.
    • Knowledgeable in literacy and numeracy practices.


    • Experience working in a school setting an asset.
    • A valid Early Childhood Educator Certificate would be an asset, but not necessary.
    • Must have knowledge and/or experience of the culture, tradition, history and customs of the Anishinaabe.
    • Understanding and fluency of Odawa or Ojibwe language is an asset or must be willing to learn the language.
    • CRC/CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

    Location: Sheshegwaning First Nation St. Joseph’s Anishinabek School
    Salary Range: Based on experience and qualifications
    Deadline to Apply: April 13, 2021 (NOON)
    Position to start asap.
    Interested applicants may forward their resume and three written references marked confidential to:

    Jessica Sampson
    Human Resources Director

    Sheshegwaning First Nation
    1079A Sheshegwaning Road
    Sheshegwaning First Nation, ON
    P0P 1X0


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