1.0 Continuing Secondary Teacher
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2877067
School District #74 (Gold Trail)
Closing Date: Aug 10, 2020 4:00 PM PDT
  Posted on: Aug 04, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
Desert Sands Community School (Ashcroft)
Start Date:  Sep 08, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements
POSTING NO.  DSCS-20/21 - 04 (reposted 04 August 2020)
1.0 FTE Continuing Secondary Teacher – (0.5 PEP, 8-12 Electives)
Effective 08 September 2020

Desert Sands Community School enrolls approximately 290 students in grades Kindergarten through 12, and approximately 40% of students declare Indigenous ancestry.  Desert Sands Community School is working to support the creation of high quality, beautiful work that they are proud of. Our collective goal is to scaffold the use of quality and meaningful feedback, critique, and revision.  

The successful applicant must have or be eligible for membership in the Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch, and possess:
Knowledge of Ministry of Education’s redesigned curriculum and core competencies.
Evidence of appropriate qualifications and experience in teaching at the elementary level. 
A proven ability with assessment as and for learning strategies.
Successful experience integrating local Indigenous culture and traditions into curriculum, or
Familiarity with and understanding of local Indigenous culture and commitment to integrate it into the curriculum.
The ability to use a variety of teaching and learning strategies that can accommodate the learning needs of all learners.
Successful experience integrating experiential and/or inquiry learning opportunities into the curriculum.
A proven ability to develop a positive learning environment in the classroom and evidence of strong organization and classroom management skills.
A commitment to and successful experience working collaboratively in a team setting.
A commitment to and demonstrated experience using and integrating technology into the curriculum.
The ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and the greater community.
A current, valid driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel as required.  

FOR information regarding further specifics of the position:
Please contact the Principal, Susan Schalles at sschalles@sd74.bc.ca  

Please complete the Application for Employment – Teaching Staff, form available on the school district website, www.sd74.bc.ca.  Evidence must be given of your ability to fulfill the requirements and qualifications of the position by providing a cover letter, an up-to-date resume giving references, employment and education history, transcripts and current TRB membership.  Clearly indicate the posting number and title of the position to which you are applying.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.   

Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until 4:00 p.m., 10 August 2020 Email: hr@sd74.bc.ca  

Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 74 (Gold Trail), PO Box 250, Ashcroft, BC   V0K 1A0

The Gold Trail School District has received approval from the Human Rights Tribunal allowing preferential hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry.  The District may give preference in hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry who possess the necessary qualifications over other applicants until such time as the percentage of staff of Indigenous ancestry in the School District is equal to the percentage of students of Indigenous ancestry in the School District.  

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