Teaching in the Innu First Nations schools in Labrador is an incredibly rewarding experience. Teachers have the opportunity and freedom to use their special talents and skills to support the growth of Innu cultural education and Innu language education. Teachers in the North also have access to amazing outdoor adventure and the opportunity to participate in land-based cultural activities alongside their students. A teaching career in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu both supports the Innu communities’ access to education and opens up a world of new discoveries and adventure!


The Culture of Learning

Teaching with us is an opportunity to learn from our students, their community and about the land we call home.

The Culture of Community

The Culture of Adventure


Teachers in the Innu schools in Labrador are supported and compensated for their work with salaries competitive with the rest of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as living allowances, and retention bonuses.

Teachers in Natuashish receive a living allowance of $4000 annually, as well as a $2500 travel allowance, a $6500 remote bonus, and a $6500 retention bonus. Natuashish teachers can also receive additional financial rewards for accepting more duties. MTIE provides comfortable and modern accommodations with internet, phone, satellite TV, all utilities, and furniture included for only $150 monthly rent.

Teachers at the Mushuau Innu Natuashish School can avail of a charter, provided by MTIE, from Goose Bay to Natuashish at the beginning of the school year and during Spring break.

Teachers in Sheshatshiu receive an annual living allowance of $3500, as well as a $2000 travel allowance, and a $5000 retention bonus. The Sheshatshiu Innu School is a short drive from Goose Bay, and so is accessible year-round by air and road.

All teachers under MTIE can participate in group benefits. These benefits include Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Critical Illness, and Health and Dental. MTIE also waives the typical 3 month probationary period for all our employees.



Careers - Current Opportunites

(LAST UPDATED March 15, 2024)

The following is a list of current career opportunities with Mamu Tshishkutamashutau – Innu Education. Our mandate, through extensive recruitment and selection processes, is to hire dedicated, qualified people to teach and work in our schools.

Mushuau Innu Natuashish School

Music Teacher

Grade 4 Teacher

Grade 1 Teacher

K-12- Physical Education

High School English Teacher

Instructional Resource Teacher

Sheshatshiu Innu School

Junior High IRT

Elementary IRT

Grade 5

Kindergarten Teacher

Board Office

Senior Facilities Manager

Curriculum Development Translator-Mushuau Innu School

Curriculum Development Translator-Sheshatshiu Innu School

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Please send your CV and cover letter, transcripts, recent criminal record check, NL or equivalent provincial certificate, and two academic references to:

Rena Penashue, Director Human Resources

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