Tsuu t'ina Education


**Elder Representative**



Department:   Education

Reports to:      Chief and Council


The purpose of the Tsuut’ina Nation Education Board of Trustees is to represent Tsuut’ina Nation Citizenship in matters concerning the educational goals, plans, and directions of Tsuut’ina Nation for both the children and adults of the Nation, consistent with the Education Act.  The services provided by the Tsuut’ina Nation Education Board of Trustees shall be carried out in a manner as to respect the culture of the Tsuut’ina Nation, including its traditions, language, lifestyle and the relevance of the extended family for duration of term.


The Tsuut’ina Nation is currently seeking to replace 1 Elder Board of Trustee position for the Education Department.

The Board of Trustees will govern the Tsuut’ina Education system in accordance with the Education Act and any applicable legislation as well as all policies established by the Board and Tsuut’ina Nation.  The Elder Trustee will be appointed by Tsuut’ina Nation Chief and Council.  Applicants are required to submit an application through the Tsuut’ina Nation Human Resources Department.

·       Human Resources will review the applications and then determine suitable candidate based on qualifications.

Human Resources will provide a list of qualified applicants to Chief and Council.
Chief and Council will select the Elder Board of Trustee from the list of qualified applicants.

·       Regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.

·       Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.

·       Establish board vision of policy for Education.

·       Acts to ensure that the goals that have been establish are being met within the traditional cultural and values of Tsuut’ina.

·       Willing undertake required courses and training in Education offered through the province of Alberta.



The Board of Trustees will be made up of 5 individuals, who must possess the following qualifications:

·       A current Vulnerable Sector Check with no convictions, preferably within the past 6 months; Must be Submitted with application.

Some work-related experience in the area of Education.
Grade 12 or Equivalent.
A Citizen of the Tsuut’ina Nation.


If you are a successful candidate you must provide proof of COVID vaccination, or you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis starting on December 14, 2021. These tests will be paid for by the employee.
·        Employees who are unable to get vaccinated due to medical reasons may request an exemption and accommodation, upon providing written confirmation from a registered physician that they are unable to get vaccinated due to medical reasons.

·        Depending on your position – a Vulnerable Sector check may be required upon application from all provinces, states or countries lived in for the last four years. Vulnerable Sector checks must be completed within the past month.



Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.


Competition Opens: January 12th, 2022

Competition Closes: January 26th, 2022 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)


Please apply in writing, including a resume to:

TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

Fax: (403) 238-6125

Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com

Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened


We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@tsuutina.com