Career Opportunities
Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (Med. October 27 until the return of incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2018)
Job Code: 2137779
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Oct 02, 2017 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Alwin Holland Elementary
Start Date:  Oct 27, 2017
End Date:  until the return of the incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2018
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

Achieve Believe Connect 

Position Description

A temporary full-time (1.0) Primary teacher (Medical) is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective October 27, 2017 until the return of the incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2018.  The assignment will be at Alwin Holland Elementary School.

Alwin Holland has a student population of 362 students and approximately 15% of those are of Aboriginal descent.  Our school is located in a predominantly middle class neighbourhood, but our school population is characterized by considerable diversity.  See for more information.

 Qualifications and Experience

  •  Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  •  Desire and passion to work with our school team
  •  Training for and experience teaching primary age students
  •  Experience teaching in a multi-age group setting
  •  Experience with adapting and modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students
  •  Experience in effective team teaching in collaborative teaching environments
  •  Ability to use programs incorporating balanced literacy, guided reading, blended/structured writing
  •  Experience with and commitment to using individualized and group instruction with a variety of effective strategies,  techniques  and resources
  •  Strong belief in the philosophy of inclusion and the potential of all children to learn
  •  Experience working with children with special needs
  •  Training and experience teaching ELL, ASD, and FASD students
  •  Ability to work as part of a team to develop and implement individual plans (IEPs, LSPs, BIPs, AIPs) for students  with  academic, social and emotional learning difficulties    
  •  Ability to use performance standards in all areas
  •  Awareness of the outcomes and evaluation processes outlined in the new curriculum
  •  Working knowledge of Criterion Based Referencing Assessment and Performance Based Assessment
  •  Experience with teaching self-regulation strategies in the classroom
  •  Experience/training/knowledge of Positive Behaviour Supports (PBS)
  •  Excellent technology skills
  •  Ability and willingness to incorporate a variety of technology into regular classroom instruction
  •  Strong classroom management skills
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Willingness to work in a collaborative model with staff on the Foundation for Enhancing Student Learning and with  professional and staff development      
  •  Willingness to commit to ongoing professional development


Interested applicants are required to supply

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



  • $700 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $1000 for teachers from other areas
  • $2,430 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $46,716 - $87,635  
  • 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


For more information please contact:

Jerelyn Orcutt, Principal, 250.785.6125 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 21 schools, with a 22nd forward-looking and innovative school currently under construction. 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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