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Position: Three (3) Kanien'keha Immersion Teachers (levels pre-k to 8)

AFS Job Posting


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

Workplace: The Akwesasne Freedom School

Start Date: August 2, 2021

Deadline for application: July 9, 2021 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 Karihwatehkwen”, 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 Kanieńkehá 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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