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Last Updated: 5/21/2024 6:05:08 AM EST

School Overview

sənsisyustən delivers a superior, highly flexible, learner-centered education enriched by syilx teachings, language and culture for students from K to Grade 5. A wonderful balance of the current BC curriculum and Okanagan language and culture is taught in every grade.

School community

We offer a safe and accommodating environment to our students and staff. Teachers are fully supported in their work with professional learning communities, concise communication and clear educational goals. Our newly remodelled school offers well-resourced classrooms with both traditional and technological-based materials, as well as outdoor classrooms and learning spaces. Class sizes are small and teachers can learn syilx culture along with the students.

Why You’ll Love It Here

The Westbank First Nation provides opportunities for all members of the community, whether they are interested in personal development, business growth or recreational activities. The community is inclusive and progressive and has demonstrated this year over year through events, employment opportunities, and continued population growth.

Our community

Located in south-central BC, Westbank First Nation is one of eight Okanagan Nation communities, and the syilx people have inhabited the valley for thousands of years. Westbank First Nation is made up of five reserves, with two reserves in close proximity to Kelowna, one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia.

You’ll find all the amenities of a large urban centre in Kelowna, which has been rated among the most competitive places to do business in North America and one of Canada’s most liveable cities. The Okanagan Valley is world-renowned as a major travel destination.

Mild climates combined with stunning scenery and world-class ski, golf and wine attractions create an abundance of activities for visitors.

Salary and Benefits

Salaries are based on the salary grid for School District 23.

Application Requirements

All applications must meet the expectations set out in WFN job postings available on the WFN homepage. For more information, interested applicants are encouraged to contact school@sensisyusten.ca.