BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructors – Bridging to Trades (Haida Gwaii)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Resume Review: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Position Start Date: June, 2020
Salary: Term Rate: $6,814.04 per course
Contact: Human Resources
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 a term instructor(s) to teach the following courses and invites applications from qualified individuals.  These courses will be delivered in Haida Gwaii, BC in conjunction with Old Masset Village Council.


RCST 101 – Residential Construction


  • possess a Degree in a related field (relevant education and experience may be considered);

  • must have a Red Seal Carpentry or in progress;

  • Post-secondary teaching experience (with Indigenous 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.