Career Opportunities
Continuing Secondary Teacher
Job Code: 2689691
School District #84 (Vancouver Island West)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 16, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Practicum Reports
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2019
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements


School District 84





KYUQUOT Elementary Secondary School

Effective September 1, 2019

Working at KESS offers the incumbent a professionally stimulating and rewarding opportunity.  The school is seeking an educator – experienced or novice – who would thrive with an opportunity to solve problems, think outside the box and work with colleagues and administration to continually improve learning for students while expanding his/her own repertoire of skills, abilities and creativity.


Teaching assignment may include, but may not be limited to:

  • Secondary Mathematics and Science, and Electives     


    The successful candidate will:

  • have an exemplary work ethic, good communication skills;

  • have the proven ability to work as an effective team member to promote a variety of school initiatives aimed at continuous school improvement;

  • provide a welcoming, safe, experiential and stimulating learning environment appropriate to the learning needs of students;

  • have the skills and commitment to effectively support the District’s and school’s goals to improve the success of First Nations students;

  • be familiar and comfortable with adapting and modifying materials;

  • deal meaningfully with differentiated student learning styles and demonstrate an ability to address individual student needs;

  • incorporate into instruction hands-on, experiential active learning activities;

  • demonstrate knowledge and expertise in relation to the use of computer-assisted and on-line learning as both supplementary and primary course-ware resources;   

  • understand and apply the BC Performances Standards;

  • be able to incorporate a wide range of effective classroom management strategies that maintain the dignity of students;

  • provide evidence of the ability to deal effectively with intransigence;

  • demonstrate exceptional student motivational skills;

  • inspire students to expand the breadth and depth of their dreams;

  • possess an understanding of and an ability to assist in the development and execution of IEP’s and Behavioural Plans;  

  • demonstrate a deep knowledge of the new Provincial Math and Science curriculum;

  • have the ability to diagnose and assess Math abilities and deficit and develop remediation programs which will lead to students getting caught up to grade level;

  • demonstrate skills and commitment to building rapport with students;

  • supervise teaching and educational assistants who may be assigned;

  • have the ability and commitment to frequent and exemplary communication with parents and guardians;

  • be willing and flexible to teach other subjects, if required;

  • be physically capable to perform the duties of this position.


    Preferred Qualifications:

      • BC Certified with the Teacher Qualification Branch with qualifications and experience at the secondary level with a major in Mathematics or Science;    

  • Successful experience in supporting individual student learning in a multi-grade classroom.

Inquiries can be directed to the Principal at 250-332-5260.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, references, teaching credentials, and transcripts to:

Annie McDowell, Associate Director of Human Resources

Vancouver Island West School District 84



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