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Temp FT (1.0) Intermediate/Middle School Teacher (2019-20) - Fort Saint John


Location:
Fort Saint John , British Columbia
Language(s):
Only English Required
Job Ref:
0bf45eb74f0a
Company:
Peel District School Board
Job Description

Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) intermediate/middle school teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The assignment will be at Upper Halfway School.

Upper Halfway Elementary Junior School is a K-10 school located in the picturesque valley near the forks of the Graham and Upper Halfway Rivers, 130 km from Fort St John. 45 students are currently enrolled from the Halfway River First Nations Reserve and surrounding Russian/German speaking communities. Many of our students are English Language Learners. Upper Halfway Elementary School receives administrative assistance from SD60’s District Vice Principal and employs three full-time teachers (one whom acts as head teacher), three Educational Assistants, and one Aboriginal Student Support Worker. Please see for more information.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
  • Willingness to work in a remote rural setting
  • Willingness to work outdoors in winter months
  • Experience teaching in multiage group settings
  • Experience working with, and an understanding of aboriginal students
  • Strong leadership, organizational and classroom management skills
  • Willingness to work closely with the school team to develop and implement individualized learning plans for students with academic, social, emotional, behavioural or developmental difficulties
  • Willingness to develop individualized and group instruction, utilizing a variety of strategies and techniques, , Project Based Learning (PBL), Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Willingness to communicate and develop trusting relations with students, staff and community
  • Experience with Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) or experience working with ELL students is an asset
  • Strong computer elated skills and an ability to integrate technology into the learning environment
  • Ability to work in a collaborative model with staff on the Framework for Enhancing Student Learning (school improvement plan)
  • Commitment to continuous professional learning
  • Need to have a drivers license and vehicle
  • Experience with winter driving would be an asset
  • Interested applicants are required to supply

  • Three (3) references
  • Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate) 
  • Compensation

  • $1400 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $2000 for teachers from other areas
  • $2,477 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $47,821 to 89,708
  • Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enrol in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE
  • Isolation allowance of $233.60 paid over 10 months
  • For more information please contact:

    Jaclyn Gieni, Acting Vice Principal, Upper Halfway and Wonowon Schools, 250.261.4904 or jgieni@

    Please note:  All applications with relevant documentation must be made through
    Make A Future for consideration for the position

    About School District 60

    School District 60 is noted for innovative educational practices and excellent cooperative relationships between all educational partners. Our district is made up of dedicated, energetic professionals for whom the achievement and well-being of their students is a first priority. Together we challenge, encourage and support all learners to be responsible for developing their abilities with respect for self, others and the environment.

    School District 60 is progressive and growing. There are 21 schools, with a 22nd forward-looking and innovative school currently under construction. The district’s schools provide education services to approximately 6000 ethnically and demographically diverse students.

    School District 60 is located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains in the northern tip of the Canadian Prairies in beautiful Fort St. John, BC. Fort St John is 478 km northeast of Prince Georgeand 1,237 km north of Vancouver, situated near the border with neighbouringAlberta, 214 km west ofGrande Prairie,Alberta. The region’s economy is prosperous and expanding. Fort St John is a city for all seasons and year-round playground for those who like pristine wilderness, an active lifestyle, cosmopolitan city life and the enthusiasm of an energetic community.

    Why School District 60

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive culture of teacher collaboration
  • Curriculum and teacher supports
  • French Immersion, music, & outdoor education programs
  • Advanced technology facilities and resources
  • Progressive and growing district
  • Innovative educational practices
  • School District No. 60 (Fort St John)

    10112 105 Avenue, Fort St John, BC V1J 4S4

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