A temporary full time (1.0) teacher (Learning Assistance 0.6, Special Education Resource Teacher 0.2, Remedy 0.2) is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2019 until the return of the incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2020 (maternity leave). This assignment will be at Alwin Holland Elementary School. This position includes CEF/Remedy.
Alwin Holland has a student population of 375 students and approximately 15% of those are of Aboriginal descent. Our school is located in a predominantly middle class neighbourhood, but our school population is characterized by considerable diversity. See www.holland.prn.bc.cafor more information.
Qualifications and Experience
- Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
- Experience teaching primary and intermediate age students
- Experience teaching in a multiage group setting
- Training and experience in Special Education
- Cognizant of the competencies, content, and assessments outlined in the new curriculum
- Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
- Ability to write, implement, monitor and evaluate IEP's, SLPs and BIPs at the elementary school level
to work as part of a team to develop and implement individualized
learning plans for students with academic, social, emotional learning
- Awareness of individual learning styles and ability to teach specific learning and study strategies to suit individual styles
- Ability to teach ELL students
- Committed to individualized and group instruction utilizing a variety of effective strategies and techniques
- Ability to plan for and work with moderate and intensive behavior students
- Familiarity with adapted and modified reading, writing and numeracy resources and materials
- Experienced using a wide variety of strategies including blended learning, SMART lessons, balanced literacy, Corrective Reading, etc.
- Knowledge and ability to use technology to support students' needs (Boardmaker, Kurzweil, text-to-speech, speech-to-text, etc.)
- Familiarity with the administration and interpretation of norm referenced and criterion referenced assessments
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other staff members
- A commitment to work in a collaborative model with staff on the Framework for Enhancing Student Learning and professional development
- Strong organizational, classroom management, and interpersonal skills
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
- $2,520.09 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:
J. Orcutt, Principal, Alwin Holland Elementary or firstname.lastname@example.org
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