Under supervision of the Superintendent the Lead Culture Teacher will coordinate culture activities for the Muckleshoot Tribal School.
Required: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Five (5) years teaching or instruction of Native American history, art, or culturally relevant activities and three (3) years supervisory experience and curriculum development experience OR a combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skills and allows successful performance on the job. Must be enrolled Muckleshoot Tribal member at time of interview.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.
Skill in: Designing and implementing curriculum; teaching; using a computer and standard office equipment; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; listening effectively; problem-solving; conflict resolution; assigning and coordinating work of others; time-management; using relevant equipment and tools needed for cultural projects and activities.
Knowledge of: Principles and methods for curriculum and training design; teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and measurement of training effects; child development; human behavior and performance; learning and motivation; classroom management techniques; Muckleshoot history, culture, and arts; Native American culture and history.
Ability to: Organize activities; read and write; follow verbal and written instructions; work with students in a positive and confident manner; observe safe work practices; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships; arrive to work in a timely manner; attend required training; maintain confidentiality; integrate curriculum in the design, preparation, and construction of cultural items utilizing indigenous processes and practices.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have manual and finger dexterity for operation of personal computer and routine paperwork; sit, talk, see, or hear; remain still in designing and implementing cultural activities. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, balance, bend at the waist, crouch, kneel, twist, use foot controls, and operate a motor vehicle; lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.