Career Opportunities
Temp FT (1.0) Indigenous Education Support/Child Development/Humanities (2020-21)
Job Code: 2800004
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Feb 15, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
North Peace Secondary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2020
End Date:  June 30, 2021
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

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Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) Indigenous Education Support/Child Development/Humanities Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  The assignment will be at North Peace Secondary School.

North Peace Secondary School (NPSS) is a vibrant, dynamic and diverse school community consisting of two campuses that supports 1200 students. With a school-wide focus on accountability, integrity and respect, all members of the school community are encouraged to experience and contribute to a school culture of physical and emotional safety, respect, tolerance, acceptance and inclusion. The staff focus is on motivating and supporting all learners to engage in their learning and to achieve to the best of their ability. See for more information.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Cognizant of the learning outcomes ad evaluation process outlined in the Provincial IRP core curriculum documents
  • Flexibility to adjust to other course assignments as dictated by course demands (minimum requirements of a minor in a teachable subject at the secondary level as recognized by the BC Ministry of Education)
  • Bachelor of Education degree
  • Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
  • Qualifications and ability to teach the identified subject at the graduation level
  • Training and flexibility to adjust to other course assignments as dictated by course demands (minimum requirements of a minor in a teachable subject at the secondary level as recognized by the BC Ministry of Education)
  • Experience, training and practice of differentiation of instruction to meet student needs
  • Ability in varied assessment methods, especially assessment for learning
  • Experience/training/knowledge of PBIS would be an asset
  • Experience/knowledge of AFL & UDL practices
  • Classroom management skills and strategies that maintain both an effective learning environment and for student dignity
  • Ability to work with students experiencing social/emotional/learning difficulties
  • Able to work in collaborative teams, in a cooperative manner
  • Ability and desire to learn and utilize computers in the instructional process and reporting procedures
  • Student-centered teacher who makes relationships with students and staff a number one priority
  • Respected cultural practitioner of Indigenous values and traditions
  • Ability to successfully collaborate and implement strategic models of learning support within the context of a learning team
  • Teacher education training specific to Indigenous education
  • Proven ability to provide leadership in schools for the integration of an Indigenous perspective inclusive to all Indigenous peoples
  • Supports autonomy by focusing on developing independence in student learners
  • Has demonstrated experiences and superior skills working with students with a wide range of literacy/numeracy levels and learning styles
  • Proven ability to work with students with social, emotional and behavioural needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills that will allow successful interactions with local Indigenous communities and other partner groups
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Training and flexibility to adjust to other course assignments dictated by course demands (minimum requirements of a minor in a teachable subject at the secondary level as recognized by the BC Ministry of Education)
  • Preference will be given to teachers of Indigenous Ancestry.


Interested applicants are required to supply

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



  • $2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas
  • $2,520.09 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $48,657 - $91,278 
  • Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enroll in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE


For more information please contact:

Randy Pauls, Principal, North Peace Secondary School 250.785.4429 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

  • 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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