Career Opportunities
Temp PT (0.6) Learning Assistance Teacher (2018-19)
Job Code: 2533836
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: May 11, 2018 
 
 
Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
School:
Taylor Elementary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2018
End Date:  June 30, 2019
Salary:  as per collective agreement
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

Achieve Believe Connect 

Position Description 

A temporary part-time (0.6) Learning Assistance Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  The assignment will be at Taylor Elementary School.

Taylor Elementary is a K-6 school located in the beautiful Peace River Valley twenty minutes from the bustling community of Fort St John. We enroll a population of 162 students, 25% of which are First Nations. Our school has a staffing complement of 9 teachers and six support workers as well a principal and part time librarian. Our school enjoys the itinerant services of a counselor and school psychologist. We engage in an exciting opportunity for students to learn in depth with our weekly LiD hour and embrace technology to help students learn and communicate with parents.  See www.taylor.prn.bc.ca for more information.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Relevant and current training and experience in the area of special education
  • Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others to support the learning of students with a wide variety of needs
  • Knowledge of effective research-based teaching strategies and formative assessment techniques
  • Ability/experience to carry out a variety of assessment, including classroom observation, administration and interpretation of norm-referenced assessment instruments, curriculum-based assessments, and diagnostic teaching methods
  • Ability to implement extensive Individual Education Programs (IEP's) (detailing adaptations and modifications) in consultation with classroom teachers, parents, students and district resource personnel
  • Ability/experience to support students designated with Chronic Health
  • Ability to support teachers within their classrooms to create inclusive learning environments
  • Wide range of teaching and management strategies
  • Knowledge of methods for evaluating and selecting instructional materials suitable for students with a variety of special needs
  •  Ability/expertise to work with students either individually or in small groups or in a classroom setting
  •  Flexible schedule to chair meetings outside of regular school hours 
  •  Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative and organizational skills
  •  Ability/expertise to collaborate with classroom teachers and team-teach when warranted to support the learning of special needs students
  • Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
  • Experience teaching intermediate students and working collaboratively in a team teaching situation 

 

Interested applicants are required to supply

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

 

Compensation

  • $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:

Craig Brownlee, Principal, Taylor Elementary School 250.789.3323 or cbrownlee@prn.bc.ca

 

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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