Career Opportunities
Temp PT (.675) Primary/Prep teacher (2018-19)
Job Code: 2534357
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: May 14, 2018 
Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
CM Finch 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 (0.675) Primary/Prep teacher is retried by School District No. 60 (Peace River North).  The assignment will be at CM Finch Elementary School effective September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

CM Finch is a K-6 school located in the Northwest quadrant of Fort St John.  We have 15 teachers and 20 support staff.  Our student population is at 230.  The school is a vibrant and caring place.  There is a strong sense of community among the families and staff.  The level of community involvement, mentoring between staff and students, as well as strong leadership in all aspects of our school contributes to our positive school climate.  Our school has a diverse population and a resource room program for students with complex special needs.  An active PAC supports a wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities for students.  See for more information.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)

  • Experience teaching primary students at all grade levels

  • Experience sharing a classroom

  • Working knowledge of the learning standards, curricular competencies, and core competencies within the revised BC Curriculum

  • Ability to work as part of a team to develop and implement individualized learning plans for students with academic, social and emotional learning difficulties

  • Course work and recent experience in the implementation of individualized education plans for low incidence students with complex needs based on a best practice model of inclusion.

  • Knowledge and understanding regarding the needs of children with autism with a commitment to use of visual supports and teaching of self regulation

  • Experience working with educational assistants

  • Experience teaching in a multiage setting

  • Demonstrated strong classroom management skills

  • Ability to relate well with students, parents, and staff members

  • Committed to following the goals and strategies outlined in the school and district Framework for Enhancing Learning.

  • Working knowledge of Performance Based Assessment, Balanced Literacy, Phonemic Awareness Development, SMART Reading, Words Their Way, Writing 44

  • Working knowledge of current practise in teaching numeracy

  • Ability to use performance standards in reading, writing, and numeracy and incorporate core competencies

  • Committed to differentiated instruction utilizing a variety of effective strategies and techniques 


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:

Helen Gilbert, Principal, CM Finch 250.785.8580 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

  • Classroom positions available

  • 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



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