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Akwesasne Freedom School Job Posting

Position: Mohawk Immersion Teacher (levels pre-k to level 8)


Hours per week: 40 hours per week, Monday- Friday

Work Place: The Akwesasne Freedom School

Deadline for application: June 8, 2018 by 5pm

Must submit a resume and application to the Akwesasne Freedom School office, 31 Indian Village Road, Akwesasne, NY. For more information please call (518) 358-2073 between 8:30am – 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday or email


• Fluent Mohawk speaker or Functional level Mohawk speaker.

• Must have 1-2 yrs. experience working with school age children.

• Experience maintaining an immersion environment.

• Ability to teach outside of classroom; in the woods, at the river, in the garden, etc.

• Ability to recite the “Ohenton Karihwatekwen”, sing traditional songs and dances, etc.

• Creative, resourceful and ability to work without supervision.

• Must have a positive attitude and be flexible, dependable, and punctual.


• To interact with children using Kanien’keha throughout the day.

• To role model everyday activities and provide opportunities for the children to help and participate.

• To supervise children outside at all times.

• Establish a trusting relationship with children, co-workers and parents.

• Establish daily routines and classroom management.

• Maintain a clean, organized and safe environment at all times.

• To comply with current AFS policies and procedures.


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