EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: General Teachers (Grades K-9)

General Teachers (Grades K-9)


Mihtatakaw Sipiy School Principal

Driftpile Cree Nation (DCN) is a proud and culturally strong First Nation located between the towns of Slave Lake from the west, and High Prairie from the east, approximately 340 km northwest of Edmonton. The Nation is nestled on the south shore of Lesser Slave Lake. As the second-largest lake entirely within the Alberta boundaries Lesser Slave Lake is a stunning destination for birders and wildlife enthusiasts. 

DCN is a signatory to Treaty 8 and a member of the Lesser Slave Lake Indian Council. As stewards of the land, we will ensure that the best sustainable practices are followed, now and in the future. As a dynamic and vibrant community, DCN strives to continue to develop with the support of our management, Chief and Council and from the contributions of our Nation members. We are dedicated to delivering services that continually improve the community through improvements in social programs and infrastructure projects.


Mihtatakaw Sipiy School, located within Driftpile Cree Nation, is currently looking to hire Grade K to 9 teachers for the 2022/23 School year. The school serves K to 9 with a full academic program. Unique features of the programming are its Cree Language and Cultural components. Outdoor culture camps are also programmed into the school year.


  • A Bachelor of Education
  • Alberta Teaching License or its equivalence
  • Fluency in Cree is an asset
  • Clear CPIC & IRC to be submitted with Resume


CLOSING DATE:  until a suitable candidate is found

Send cover letter & resumes to:
Driftpile Cree Nation
Shauna Willier, Human Resource Manager
Fax: 780-355-3650

** Please be advised only suitable applicants will be notified **

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