Career Opportunities
Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (2018-19) (Mat Leave Sept 1/18 to Jan. 4/19 or return of incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2019)
Job Code: 2509595
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: May 04, 2018 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Robert Ogilvie Elementary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2018
End Date:  until return of incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2019
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

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Position Description

A temporary full-time (1.0) primary teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2018 to January 4, 2019 or the return of the incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2019.  The assignment will be at Robert Ogilvie Elementary School.

Robert Ogilvie School is a vibrant, caring school community on the eastern edge of the City of Fort St John. The school has a population of 340 students of which 25 percent are of aboriginal ancestry. We are funded as an inner city school through Community LINK funding from the Ministry of Education, which allows us to provide additional support for students. We have 14 divisions of classes from grades K – 6, a .5 librarian, .8 learning assistant, 1 Behaviour Support position, a .9 counsellor,  1.5 administration and 15 Education Assistants (EAs).  See for more information. 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 kindergarten and early primary classroom teaching experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with:  training and experience in awareness, play based learning, guided reading programs, use of manipulative's, Power of 10, and Math Makes Sense
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a school based team and a commitment to inclusive education
  • Knowledge of programs and strategies suitable for a variety of students that supports classroom instruction
  • Experience with a variety of assessments including classroom observations, running records, criteria based assessment and performance-based assessments
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and collaborative problem solving skills
  • Ability to help children use adaptive technology to support learning
  • Commitment to working with colleagues on staff development activities linked to the School Improvement Plan
  • Computer literate and able to use a variety of applications for classroom instruction and required paperwork
  • Working knowledge of the new curriculum documents
  • Working knowledge of Zones of Regulation and Mindfulness
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience using PBIS model both in the classroom and in the school
  • Willing to be part of a collaborative primary learning team in the area of literacy and numeracy
  • Engaging and collaboratively using parents as partners in the classroom setting


Interested applicants are required to supply

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



  • $700 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $1000 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 


For more information please contact:

Kathy Scheck, Principal, Robert Ogilvie Elementary 250.785.3704 or


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 22 schools in School District No. 60 (Peace River North). 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




School District No. 60 (Fort St John)

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



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