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Grade One teacher at Nakoda Elementary School

This posting is for Nakoda Elementary School in Mini Thni (Morley), Alberta

Maybe you have heard of us….. We are a cutting edge First Nations school board who pride themselves on being student focussed, team oriented, and forward thinking! We encourage our staff to be innovative, original and motivated to lift the students to impossible heights. We are

supportive, competitive and most importantly, completely dedicated to our students! Does this sound like the place for you? Then read on….

Stoney Education Authority (SEA) proudly serves the Iethka people of Alberta, comprising the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney Nations. Nestled up against the Rocky Mountains in all three of our communities, our school board educates approximately 1100 students from preschool to grade 12.

Where you can find our beautiful schools:

Mini Thni, 30 minutes west of Calgary: Nakoda Elementary School (Preschool to grade 5) and Mini Thni Community School (Grade 6 to grade 12).

Eden Valley, 30 minutes south of Calgary: Chief Jacob Bearspaw School (Preschool to Grade 12). Teacher housing is available.

Big Horn, 70 minutes west of Rocky Mountain House: TaOtha Community School (Preschool to grade 9). Teacher housing is available.

Are you ready to truly begin your education journey?

Nakoda Elementary School in Mini Thni, Alberta is currently hiring for a Grade One teacher.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate grade one to join our team. As a grade one Teacher, you will be responsible for creating a nurturing and stimulating learning environment for young children. Your role will involve implementing age-appropriate curriculum, fostering social and emotional development, and promoting a love for learning.


  • Develop and implement lesson plans that align with the curriculum and educational standards

  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes learning and growth

  • Provide instruction in various subjects

  • Foster social and emotional development through activities and interactions

  • Assess student progress and provide feedback to parents/guardians

  • Collaborate with other teachers and staff to create a cohesive educational experience

  • Utilize effective classroom management techniques to ensure a productive learning environment

  • Provide individualized support as needed

  • Communicate regularly with parents/guardians to discuss student progress


- Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education

- First Nations Education experience highly desirable

- Previous experience working with young children in an educational setting

- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time effectively

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Knowledge of Science of Reading, Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment, Guided Math considered assets

We offer competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time position with benefits including health insurance, pension plan options, and professional development opportunities.

If you are passionate about elementary education and making a positive impact on young learners, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience.

Please send your email and cover letter to Thank you for your interest! Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews. Isniyes

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