Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (2021-22)
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Job Code: 2947304 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #60 (Peace River North) Posted on: Feb 17, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2021
End Date:  June 30, 2022
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements


Position Description

A Temporary full time (1.0) Primary Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. The assingment will be at Upper Halfway Elmentary/Jr Secondary School.

Upper Halfway Elementary Junior School is a K – 9 school located in the picturesque valley near the forks of the Graham and Upper Halfway Rivers, 130 km from Fort St John. 45 students are currently enrolled from the Halfway River First Nations Reserve and surrounding Russian/German speaking communities. Many of our students are English Language Learners.  Upper Halfway Elementary School receives administrative assistance from SD60’s District Vice Principal and employs three full-time teachers, three Educational Assistants, and one Indigenous Student Support Worker. Please see uh.prn.bc.ca 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 use, collaborate and work with literacy and numeracy programs that the school has in place
  • Willingness to work in a remote rural setting
  • Willingness to work outdoors in winter months
  • Experience teaching in multiage group settings
  • Experience working with English Language Learners (ELL)
  • 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 related 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
  • Need to have a drivers license and vehicle
  • Experience with winter driving would be an asset


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
  • $2622 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $50,623 - 95,897
  • 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
  • Isolation allowance of $1497.59 paid over 10 months


For more information please contact:

Jaclyn Gieni, Vice Principal (Wonowon, Upper Halfway), 250.261.4904 or jgieni@prn.bc.ca


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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