Career Opportunities
Primary - Elementary Teacher
Job Code: 2814376
School District #87 (Stikine)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Feb 25, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
Dease Lake School
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements


Competition # 20-03

Elementary Teacher - Primary

Full Time Continuing

Dease Lake School


Are you a qualified Teacher?  Would you like to live in a small community?  Teach in a school with small class sizes?  Would you like a change of scenery?  Does northern living interest you?  Do you like the outdoors?  What if you could go fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, hunting, quadding, boating, skiing, mountain biking and more right from your doorstep?  If any of this, appeals to you then Dease Lake is the place for you.  The amazing region of the Stikine is a wilderness explorer’s paradise and an area with some of the most stunning natural beauty you will see anywhere.  Dease Lake offers a great family lifestyle with affordable living.  There are opportunities for spousal employment as well.  Dease Lake is home to the Tahltan First Nation so you will be immersed in First Nations culture and traditions.


School District No 87 offers the highest salaries in the province, a relocation allowance upon arrival followed with an additional amount at the end of 2 years, an isolation allowance, annual personal travel allowances for employee and dependents living with them, a substantial professional development package and an excellent benefit package(100% medical, extended health, dental and group health insurance).  We also supply modern teacher accommodation at a reasonable rent.  Please view our website at


We welcome teachers who have:

  • successful experience with the integration of First Nations Language and Culture
  • the ability to work in a cross cultural setting,
  • a team player committed to the belief that all students can learn,
  • the ability to connect with students in trusting and supportive ways, clarify problems and challenges, and restore harmony and respect,
  • exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • education and experience teaching primary programs
  • excellent teaching, planning and assessment skills,
  • willingness to engage in the communities and northern lifestyle,


Dease Lake School offers a K-12 program to approximately 100 students.

This position will start on September 1, 2020 and will remain open until filled.


For further information, please contact Mr. Mike Gordon, Superintendent of Schools at 250-771-4440.  Applications with supporting documentation including references, proof of B.C. certification and T.Q.S. should be submitted to:


Mike Gordon

School District No.87 (Stikine)

P.O. Box 190, Dease Lake, BC  V0C 1L0

Phone:  (250) 771-4440

Fax:  (250) 771-4441





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