BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors – Aboriginal Early Childhood Education (Moricetown)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Friday, August 9, 2019
Resume Review: Friday, August 23, 2019
Position Start Date: September 2019
Salary: Term Rate: $6,549.44 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 Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Program and invites applications from qualified candidates. The following courses will be offered in conjunction with Kyah Wiget Education Society in Moricetown, BC. The program will run from September 2019, to August 2020.


AECE-102 - Early Years Development I

AECE-104 - Early Years Development II

AECE-110 - Foundations of ECE

AECE-124 - Programming for Early Years I

AECE-125 - Curriculum Development in ECE

AECE-134 - Guidance for the Early Years I

AECE-136 - Observing in the Early Years

AECE-140 - Music and Art in ECE

AECE-145 - Children's Literature

AECE-148 - Introductory Practicum

AECE-149 - Clinical Competencies

AECE-150 - Health, Nutrition & Safety

ENGL-110 - English Composition

PSYC-131 - Applied Interpersonal & Career Development


Applicants should indicate which courses they are qualified for and interested in teaching.


  •    possess a Master’s Degree in a related field;

  •    experience in classroom teaching and learning practices with Indigenous adult learners;

  •    strong connections and roots within Indigenous / First Nations communities;

  •    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.