Career Opportunities
Temporary FT (1.0) Grade 6-10 Teacher (2018-19)
Job Code: 2507640
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 07, 2018 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Upper Halfway Elementary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2018
End Date:  June 30, 2019
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements


Position Description

A temporary full-time (1.0) Grade 6-10 Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. The assignment will be at Upper Halfway School.

Upper Halfway Elementary Junior School is a k - 10 school located in the picturesque valley near the forks of the Graham and Upper Halfway Rivers, 130km from Fort St John.  Upper Halfway Elementary Junior School has a student population of 48, and students are from the Halfway River First Nations Reserve and surrounding Russian/German speaking communities.  Many of our students are English Language Learners.  Upper Halfway Elementary Junior School receives administrative assistance from SD60's Rural Principal and employs four teachers (one whom acts as head teacher), two Educational Assistants, and one Aboriginal Student Support Worker.  Upper Halfway Elementary Junior School also receives a variety of support from Learning Services, Aboriginal Education, Technology Services and the district's Rural Library program.  The school has five classrooms and a large outdoor play area that includes a skating rink.  An adjacent Community Hall is used as a gymnasium.  Teacher housing is available at a reasonable cost.  See for more information.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
  • Willingness to work in a remote rural setting
  • Experience teaching in multiage group settings
  • Experience working with, and an understanding of aboriginal students
  • Strong leadership, organizational and classroom management skills
  • Willingness to work closely with the school team to develop and implement individualized learning plans for students with academic, social, emotional, behavioural or developmental difficulties
  • Willingness to develop individualized and group instruction, utilizing a variety of strategies and techniques, i.e. differentiated instruction, Project Based Learning (PBL), Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Willingness to communicate and develop trusting relations with students, staff and community
  • Experience with Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) or experience working with ELL students is an asset
  • Strong computer elated skills and an ability to integrate technology into the learning environment
  • Ability to work in a collaborative model with staff on the Framework for Enhancing Student Learning (school improvement plan)
  • Commitment to continuous professional learning


Interested applicants are required to supply

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



  • $1400 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $2000 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
  • Isolation allowance of $233.60 paid over 10 months


For more information please contact:

Theresa Dantuma, Principal, Upper Halfway and Wonowon Schools, 250.783.9994 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 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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