Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board

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Classroom Instructor

Nov 02, 2018
$48,250 - $52,000
St. Catharines, Ontario

The urban Aboriginal youth we serve will have increased confidence, self-esteem and leadership abilities. They will develop skills and a strong attachment to the workforce that will make them more employable and provide them with greater stability. NPAAMB will be a leader in supporting our youth as they transform into leaders contributing to their communities.

The Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board is currently seeking:


For various programs offered

Contract Position: (40 Hours per week; 32 months or until March 31, 2021)

 Location:    St. Catharines AND Various locations across southern Ontario

Daily travel to out of town training sites requires commute

Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board (NPAAMB) in a joint effort with our training partners will facilitate the training of Aboriginal youth in hospitality and tourism, healthcare, building and construction trades and lifeskills development as part of our core delivery of programs.

The Instructor, under the direction of the Program Manager, will work as part of a team in a fast paced environment with the main responsibility to deliver in-class course curriculum to achieve learning objectives and outcomes as outlined in lesson plans. Course content will include but not limited to: cultural history and identity; job readiness, essential skills development (using the 9 recognized essential skills), trades math, labour market research, self-advocacy and personal development.

The Instructor will also be responsible to address student questions, focusing on areas of greatest difficulty or challenge. This position will assess needs, set goals, and formulate plans of action for student improvement, and follow up and provide feedback on student progress. This role will also evaluate and assess individual student aptitudes and apply teaching practices that facilitate individual comprehension.

The Instructor will provide instructional support and delivery and curriculum development assistance that aligns with NPAAMB’s long term strategic plan, the core values of the organization and the Contribution Agreement between NPAAMB and the funders.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • Ontario Teaching Certificate registered with OCT and at least 3 years teaching experience preferred; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education: Aboriginal Adult Education; B.Ed, and at least 5 years teaching and/or group based facilitation experience
  • Knowledge of relevant cultural traditions and Indigenous history
  • Clear criminal record check/ acceptable vulnerable sector check
  • Certification(s) and/or license(s) appropriate to education industry
  • Valid driver's license and access to insured, licenced automobile
  • 1-2 years experience with group facilitation
  • Experience developing lesson plans
  • Understanding of sectors related to healthcare, construction trades, hospitality and tourism and associated labour market information would be considered an asset

All applicant are encouraged to request job description. For complete job description please contact

Please send via mail (must arrive by deadline) or email your resume with three (3) work related references to:

Brandee Sandy, Office Manager

Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board

50 Generations Drive, 2nd Flr, Box 9

Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0


Closing Date:           POSTING UNTIL FILLED                                   

Start Date:                ASAP

Salary:                       $48,250 - $52,000 

All offers of employment are contingent upon receipt and acceptance of Vulnerable Sector CPIC

The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. An Equal Opportunity Employer.


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