Career Opportunities
Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (Mat. leave effect. Sept 1/18 to Mar 4/19 or return of the incumbent but not beyond June 30/19)
Job Code: 2509923
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:
Duncan Cran Elementary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2018
End Date:  until the return of the incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2019
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

Achieve Believe Connect 

Position Description

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

Duncan Cran Elementary School is a K-6 school located in the City of Fort St John. We have a population of 320 students. 30% of or students have a First Nations ancestry. Our school enjoys itinerant access to a range of services. Our grade six students are part of a CWT Program where each student is assigned an I-Pad to support their learning. 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
  • Certification and experience at the elementary level 
  • Teaching various areas of the curriculum including Numeracy, Literacy and Social Responsibility
  • Experience teaching self-regulation strategies
  • Experience in effective team teaching, in collaborative teaching environments
  • Committed to ongoing professional development
  • Experience and skill working with behavioral challenged students 
  • Experience planning with Teachers and Education Assistants 
  • Cognizant of the learning outcomes and evaluation processes outlined in the new curriculum 
  • Supportive of school planning and direction 
  • Committed to professional development
  • Ability/desire to work collaboratively with students, staff and parents 
  • Familiar with or willing to become familiar with Performance Standards 
  • Experience/working knowledge of Balanced Literacy , Literacy Place, Assessment for Learning,Differentiated Instruction, Math Makes Sense, Criterion Referenced Performance based assessment, Guided Reading, Power of Ten and Literacy in Action 
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and support varying learning needs 


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:

G. Peet, Principal, Duncan Cran Elementary School 250.787.0417 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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