Career Opportunities
Temp FT (0.8) Learning Assistance Teacher(Elem/Sec) and (0.2) Primary Prep Teacher (2017-18)
Job Code: 1755337
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Feb 14, 2017 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Prespatou Elementary-Secondary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2017
End Date:  June 30, 2018
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

Fort St John is located in beautiful Northern British Columbia, 478 km northeast of Prince George and 1,237 km north of Vancouver.  Fort St John is situated near the border with neighbouring Alberta, 214 km west of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

A temporary full-time (0.8) Learning Assistance teacher (elementary and secondary)/ (0..2) primary prep teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North).  The assignment will be at Prespatou Elementary/Secondary School effective September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Qualifications and Attributes:

 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Masters in Special Education or working towards 
  • qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach the identified subjects at the elementary/secondary level
  • 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 numeracy and literacy curriculum at the elementary/secondary level
  • 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, communications, collaborative and organizational skills
  • advocacy for and empathy with students with special needs
  • ability to work with students experiencing learning and/or behavioural difficulties
  • ability/expertise to collaborate with classroom teachers and team-teach when warranted to support the learning of special needs students
  • commitment to pursue professional development in special education
  • willingness to work collaboratively with the special education department and school administration
  • experience/knowledge of PBIS supports
  • experience/knowledge of AFL practices
  • Commitment and a willingness to work with colleagues on staff development activities linked to school goals for enhancing student learning.
  • valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)


For more information please contact:

Mr. Todd Koponyas, Principal 250-263-5943 or


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