Master Teacher
Ilisagvik College - Anchorage, AK

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Job Description

REPORTS TO: Inupiaq Studies Coordinator

WORK SCHEDULE: 15 weeks (Fall 2022 semester)

COMPENSATION: $57/hour, Non-Exempt, Temporary Part-Time Position

Iḷisaġvik College is rooted in the ancestral homeland of the Iñupiat. As an institution, we are "Unapologetically Iñupiaq." This means exercising the sovereign inherent freedom to educate our community through and supported by our Iñupiaq worldview, values, knowledge, and protocols. The Iñupiaq way of life is woven into our curriculum, programs, activities, and daily interactions within Iḷisaġvik College and our community partners.


Under the supervision of the Iñupiaq Studies Coordinator, the Master Teacher will work with language apprentice students to further their knowledge of Iñupiaq language.

  • Mentor, coach, and provide feedback to language apprentices.
  • Meets in person or via Zoom with each assigned student to practice speaking Iñupiaq language.
  • With help of Iñupiaq Studies staff, builds learning curriculum and activities for apprentices based on student personal interests.
  • Participates in required trainings and Master/Apprentice gatherings. Trainings may include, but are not limited to, Zoom trainings and orientation prior to the start of the semester. The gatherings are meant to be checkpoints throughout the program to monitor progress and address issues as needed.
  • Must be able to commit at least one semester, or the equivalent of 15 weeks, of work as the Master Teacher.
  • Complies with Iḷisaġvik College policies, procedures and administrative directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Interacts effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational systems, North Slope Borough [NSB] institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions.
  • Ability to interpret and represent North Slope community values, customs, and beliefs for the College.
  • Ability to interpret and represent College actions and western institutions to the North Slope community.
  • Ability to support Iḷisaġvik College's mission.
  • Must be a fluent speaker of the Iñupiaq language.
  • Must be familiar with and/or active in Iñupiaq culture and traditions.
  • Valid driver's license.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear; The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and may occasionally drive a vehicle. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The environmental conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and the employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.

[If any questions, please contact [email protected] ]

- Ilisaġvik College is a Drug Free Work Place and Equal Opportunity Employer -
This job was posted on Sat Aug 06 2022 and expired on Sun Aug 14 2022.

About the Master Teacher role

Education - Other Master Teacher

As master teachers, we work in the administrative department of the schools and educational institutions. We have to work with the principal and perform a variety of tasks including examining student’s data. Moreover, we are responsible for developing and building a proper academic plan for the students. Being master teachers, we have to provide lessons to the students and train other teachers. We, sometimes, have to work in collaboration with other seniors to plan and regulate the proper learning resources.

Core tasks:

  • examining and studying data of every individual student
  • creating school plans and supervising all other development programs
  • demonstrating lessons and assisting in implementing the proper curriculum

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