Instructor, Mental Health & Wellness

Closing Date: 2017-09-20

Location: Yorkton, SK


Instructor, Mental Health & Wellness

Part Time / Term       Competition # I-0365 Location: Yorkton, SK

Established in 1976, the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nation governed post-secondary institution. Recognized under provincial legislation, the Institute has been conferred authority to grant certificates and diplomas. SIIT welcomes over 2000 students into our urban and community programs annually as well as serving over 4800 clients through our eight Career Centres across the province. The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies is playing a significant role in Saskatchewan’s economic future. You can contribute to that success while building your career.

SIIT is recruiting for a part-time Mental Health & Wellness Instructor (approximately 62 days between September and May). As the educational leader in the classroom, the Instructor in the Mental Health & Wellness Year 1 program, will be responsible for delivering SIIT programs and curricula with the purpose of promoting student success.  This position is to organize and implement instructional activities which create a learning environment that guides and provides the greatest opportunity for student success.  These include the following broad range of accountabilities:


  • Prepare lesson plans and appropriate planning documents for course delivery
  • Incorporate current technology advancements within instruction and administration where applicable
  • Complete all course-required materials including attendance records and course evaluations
  • Use appropriate methods of evaluating and recording student progress within set time frames
  • Ensure a positive, diverse and inclusive work and learning environment
  • Adhere to and promote academic regulations and SIIT policies and procedures
  • Maintain classroom and shop discipline and, if necessary, recommend action to applicable supervisor regarding student behavior, including formal student disciplinary action
  • Make recommendations to modify course objectives, course outlines, curriculum and evaluation procedures

Required Competencies: Flexible & Adaptable; Effective Communication; Relationship Building; Results Oriented; Student Focus; Communication (Instructional); Knowledge & Expertise; Teamwork

Required Qualifications and Experience: A Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Social work is required. For success in this position a genuine commitment to help students learn and succeed is required.  Knowledge of First Nations cultures and organizations would be an asset.

Location: Yorkton, SK   

Dates: September 27, 2017 – May 31, 2018

Submit resume, quote the competition # in your cover letter, and references, by September 20, 2017 to: 

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Attn: Human Resources
Phone: 306-244-4444 or 1-800-667-9704
Fax: 306-244-0165 

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