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Kitchenuhmaykoosib Education Authority

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We Are Hiring Teachers and Tutors

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The Kitchenuhmaykoosib (kitche-big, nuhmaykoosib-trout lake) Education Authority is responsible for the education of children and young adults in its community. The Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug have lived on their land for thousands of years. The KEA desires that its children walk in both worlds of traditional lifestyle and modern technology and seeks educators who want to be part of this program. The work is not always easy, yet the rewards and memories stay with our teachers forever.

The KEA Mission, Vision, and Values statement believes that children’s needs are met through the operation of a high-quality, locally controlled, and KI-directed school that provides a holistic education focusing on developing all parts of a child’s being: mind, body, and spirit. 


Job Descriptions

The KEA looks for teachers who:

  • know, or are ready to learn, sound, effective, high-yield teaching strategies.

  • will implement an adapted Ontario curriculum tailored specifically for KI students.

  • work independently in a classroom or school assignment, as well as a member of a school team.

  • enjoy and thrive while living in a fly-in community rich in a traditional lifestyle, culture, and history.

  • demonstrate the emotional and social intelligence necessary to work as a team.

  • can -participate in traditional KI outdoor activities as part of the school program.

  • will relocate to Big Trout Lake First Nation in mid-August to be ready for the school year by late August.

The KEA offers its teaching staff:

  • a QECO-based (Qualifications Evaluation Council of Ontario) salary grid.

  • free housing, based-on shared or private accommodations.

  • relocation costs and transportation subsidies.

  • a Policies and Procedures Manual that requires professionalism and accountability.

  • a pension and benefits package.

For more information, contact Lisa at:


cell: (807) 631-9834‬
office: (807) 537-2553

Mailing Address: 

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Education Authority

908 KEA Crescent

P.O. Box 168

Big Trout Lake, ON

Positions Available


  • Elementary Grades

    • SK, JK, Grade 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

  • High School

    • Math, Science, Art, Social Studies, English, History, Geography 

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