Career Opportunities
Temp PT (0.643) Indigenous Education Teacher/Indigenous Education Transition Coach/TAG Teacher (2020-21)
Job Code: 2809971
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jan 27, 2020 
Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Dr Kearney Middle School
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2020
End Date:  June 30, 2021
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

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Position Description

A temporary part time (0.643) Indigenous Education/Indigenous Transition Coach/TAG Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  The assignment will be at Dr. Kearney Middle School.

Dr. Kearney Middle School is a vibrant middle school offering classes in grades 7-9. We enroll a diverse student population of 570, 20% of whom are of Indigenous descent. We have an active Parent Advisory Committee and a supportive parent community. Some themes that characterize our school are a commitment to student centered learning and a focus on collaborative planning. Some exciting dimensions of the school are our Leadership, Peer Helping, At-Risk Students and Reading Intervention programs. Our Musical Theater class puts on a wonderful performance every year.  Our school also offers an extensive extra-curricular program including volleyball, basketball, x-country running, track and field and golf. 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
  • Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach the identified subjects at the middle years level
  • Demonstrated ability to support indigenous education and effective transitions to high school for indigenous students
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience/knowledge of UDL practices in the classroom
  • Classroom management practices that maintain student dignity
  • Experience/training/knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • Assessment practices supportive of the learning process
  • Ability to work with students having social and emotional needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work with middle year level students
  • Strong background in Indigenous Peoples' prehistory, culture, and contemporary life/issues through considerable personal life experience and coursework in Indigenous Education and /or First Nations Studies
  • Extensive knowledge of the educational teaching approaches, including; outdoor/place - based learning, UDL, Elder teachings and Indigenous ways of knowing
  • Proven ability to work successfully within a collaborative design (working with school staff, school-based principals, Indigenous Education Coordinator(s) and other district and ministerial staff
  • Oral and written fluency in an Indigenous language would be an asset
  • Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach Indigenous curriculum at the middle school year level.


Interested applicants are required to supply

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



  • $2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas
  • $2,520.09 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $48,657 - $91,278
  • Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enroll in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE


For more information please contact:

S. Steele, Principal, Dr. Kearney Middle School 250.785.8378 or

C. Nock, Vice-Principal, Dr. Kearney Middle School 250.785.8378 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 with 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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