Career Opportunities
Jr. French Immersion – Sciences Humaines 8/9/10 & Education physique - 1.0 FTE Temporary
Job Code: 2573428
School District #44 (North Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 17, 2018 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Handsworth Secondary School
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2018
End Date:  March 6, 2019
Salary:  Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
Job Description & Requirements


Jr.  French Immersion – Sciences Humaines 8/9/10 & Education physique et sante en plein air 8


FTE:                                             1.0 Temporary

Location:                                     Handsworth Secondary School

Start/End Dates:                         Start July 1, 2018/End March 6, 2019          

Salary:                                         Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement



The successful applicant will be teaching both Science Humaines and Education Physique.  The exact distribution of courses will be confirmed at the interview. 

Handsworth’s community of over 1600 staff and students strive for excellence in everything we do, from academics to arts and athletics.  Handsworth's mission is to maximize the potential of all students' human endeavours intellectual, cultural, social, aesthetic, creative, and physical. We encourage students to understand the relevance of their education within a larger social and global context. We believe in developing self-esteem, emotional well-being, a respect for others, a desire for life-long learning, and a strong career awareness in a climate that promotes responsible learning. The Handsworth community develops empowered, innovative and compassionate learners who serve and lead with curiosity and integrity.  


  • A Secondary Bachelor of Education Degree from a recognized university specializing in French Immersion Education/Socials/Physical Education.

  • Successful experience teaching French Immersion/Physical Education at the Secondary level.

  • Native-like fluency in French and English.

  • Successful completion of senior university course work in French Immersion methodology or completion of a French Immersion Training program. 

  • Experience in and knowledge of content and processes contained with the Secondary French Immersion Language curriculum. 



  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.

  • Comprehensive understanding of curriculum coupled with demonstrated ability to interpret curriculum appropriately to accommodate individual differences.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize for instruction to maximize student potential.

  • Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to structure and organize instructional strategies to enhance academic learning time.

  • Practical knowledge of district initiatives in reading so that reading skills and strategies can be taught explicitly across the curriculum to insure reading success.

  • Strategies to identify learning difficulties early, understand obstacles to learning, and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.

  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Evidence of personal initiative and strong work ethic.

  • Demonstrated successful and creative classroom experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to the needs and demands of the profession.

  • Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.


Earnings range from $45,229 - 87,352 per annum for full time work (pro-rated for part time), depending on the TQS category and experience level of the teacher. 

Teachers are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • medical, dental, and extended health plans;
  • group life insurance benefits;
  • teachers’ pension;
  • extended health benefits for dependents of deceased employees;
  • accidental disability insurance;
  • salary indemnity plan benefit;
  • supplemental employment benefits on maternity leave;
  • employee and family assistance programs.


  • Possession of a BC Teaching Certificate

  • Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.

  • A member of the North Vancouver Teachers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation.

NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who possess the required qualifications as mentioned above will be contacted. Due to a high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of applications. 

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