A temporary full-time (1.0) French Immersion teacher is required by School District 60 (Peace River North). This assignment will be at École Central Elementary School of the Arts effective September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. The candidate must be completely fluent in French (written and oral). A written and oral test will be conducted to determine proficiency in French.
Ecole Central Elementary School of the Arts is a K-6, Fine Arts French Immersion school located in the heart of downtown Fort St. John, in the beautiful Peace River Valley. We offer an early French immersion program, which begins in kindergarten. Fourteen percent of our students are of First Nations ancestry. Our school has a staffing compliment of 15 teachers and 8 support workers as well a principal, and .5 vice principal, reading recovery teacher and a .5 librarian. Our school enjoys itinerant access to a range of services. École Central Elementary School is a Fine Arts school and staff appointments will reflect the specific classroom needs and the Fine Arts Programme needs. See www.central.prn.bc.ca 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
- Successful French Immersion teaching/training experience at the primary level
- Experience and/or course work in teaching a minimum of one Fine Arts strand with the ability to contribute to the overall vision of a Fine Arts school
- Cognizant of the learning outcomes and evaluation process outlined in provincial IRP core curriculum documents
- Strong classroom management skills
- Integration of computer technology into the learning environment
- Committed to working with staff on the school plan and with professional development
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational and collaborative problem-solving skills as demonstrated by the ability to relate well with students, parents and staff members
- Expertise/interest in teaching in the Fine Arts
- Teach range of elementary French Immersion Courses
- Plan and implement the re-designed BC Curriculum
- Communicate with students and parents/guardians
- Work with colleagues as part of a collaborative team
- Use assessment, diagnosis and intervention techniques for students who experience learning difficulties
Interested applicants are required to supply
- Three (3) references
- Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate)
- $1400 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $2000 for teachers from other areas
- $2,430 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
- Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $46,926 - $88,029
- 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
For more information please contact:
Broyden Bennett, Principal, Ecole Central School 250.785-4511 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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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 George and 1,237 km north of Vancouver, situated near the border with neighbouring Alberta, 214 km west of Grande 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