BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors – College Readiness (Halfway River)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Friday, August 31, 2018
Resume Review: Friday, September 14, 2018
Position Start Date: September, 2018
Salary: Term Rate: $ 6,436.80 per course
Contact: Leah Garcia-Gray
Email: hr@nvit.bc.ca
Phone: 250-378-3308
Fax: 250-378-3332
Address: NVIT
4155 Belshaw St.
Merritt, BC, V1K 1R1
NVIT is BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute. As a leader in Indigenous post-secondary education and a fully accredited member of BC's post-secondary education system, we provide a comprehensive range of programs up to the degree level at our campuses in Merritt and Burnaby. NVIT also delivers programs online and in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia. Join a growing and innovative institution committed to making a difference in Indigenous education and communities. With an institutional mission to empower learners by strengthening voice and identity through education, NVIT employees honour an atmosphere embedded in Indigenous culture and traditions while cultivating an environment founded on learner centred principles that promote student recruitment, engagement and achievement.

Job Description:

NVIT anticipates the need for term instructors to teach courses within the College Readiness Program and invites applications from qualified candidates. The following courses will be offered in conjunction with Halfway River First Nation.  Tentative start date is September, 2018.

Courses within this program can be used to qualify a learner for the BC Adult Graduation Diploma, which is the adult student equivalent of a High School Diploma.  The qualifying courses may include:

English                                                 Math                                       Biology

Computers                                          Indigenous Studies


Specific courses are to be determined


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field;

  • Post-secondary teaching experience (with Aboriginal adult learners preferred);

  • Knowledge of classroom teaching and learning practices;

  • Excellent teaching and human relations skills - faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community; and

  • Demonstrated understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing.

As an Indigenous centre for excellence, NVIT inspires learners to strengthen community.

NVIT gives high priority to Aboriginal candidates. All applicants should be experienced in working with Aboriginal people.