LANGUAGE TEACHER TRAINEE

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-17-050
Title LANGUAGE TEACHER TRAINEE
Supervisor CULTURE/LANGUAGE PROGRAM MANAGER
Department CULTURE/LANGUAGE
Location WELLPINIT, WA
Status REGULAR, FULL-TIME
Rate of Pay $12.00/HOUR
Opening Date MAY 12, 2017
Closing Date MAY 26, 2017

INTRODUCTION:

The goal of the Tribal Language/Culture program is to revitalize the language, culture and history of the Spokane Tribe. Our main goal is to ensure that the language and culture are being passed down from generation to generation. The Language Teacher Trainee will learn the Spokane Language and assist the efforts to revitalize the Spokane Language and Culture. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn the Spokane Language /Culture in the Oral and written form                
  • Learn the language/ to teach in K-12, and if needed Adult language classes
  • Working with students 7 to 21 years old as well as Tribal Elders                    
  • Assist in Curriculum Development                                                                 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:      

  • Complete a Course in Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect                                           
  • Course in classroom management and other training as required
  • Learn the Spokane Salish Language with the goal of becoming fluent
  • Language Training using materials provided

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years & older
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must work towards fluency in the Spokane Language, including speaking, reading, analyzing and interpreting.
  • Complete Classroom Management training, and other trainings as required
  • Apply for Tribal and First Peoples Language, Culture and Oral Traditions Certificate (required)
  • State and Federal Background clearance is required
  • Preference given to those who are positive role models

 
Applications Are Available In the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

Applications can also be downloaded from our website:

www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

FAX: (509) 458-6556

E-mail:   sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department No Later Than

4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves the Right to Hire According To Its Indian

Preference Policy

Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

Positions with the Spokane Tribe Are Subject To a 90-Day Orientation Period