Temporary – Kindergarten French Immersion Teacher FTE: 1.0
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2876867
School District #44 (North Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Aug 05, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Dorothy Lynas Elementary (North Vancouver)
Start Date: 
End Date:  Start July 1, 2020/End January 25, 2021 or earlier/later depending on return of employee
Salary:  Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
Job Description & Requirements

 Temporary – Kindergarten French Immersion Teacher


Position: Temporary – Kindergarten French Immersion Teacher
FTE: 1.0
Location: Dorothy Lynas Elementary School
Start/End Dates: Start July 1, 2020/End January 25, 2021 or earlier/later depending on return of employee
Salary: Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement


Dorothy Lynas is a large, dual track school with a school goal of developing students’ independence as learners by celebrating and supporting diversity. Dorothy Lynas will be implementing the Second Step Program K-7 in the 2020-2021 school year.


• A Bachelor of Education Degree (Primary), specializing in French Immersion Education.
• Successful experience teaching at the Primary level.
• Successful experience teaching French Immersion at the Elementary 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 Elementary French Immersion Language curriculum.


• Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.
• Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.
• Strategies to identify learning difficulties and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.
• Demonstrated successful experience supporting the success of all learners in an inclusive environment.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Excellent oral communications, written communication, and group facilitation skills.
• Superior work ethic and social emotional competencies, excellent reflective judgment, and commitment to building effective learning communities.
• Comprehensive understanding of curriculum.
• Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.
• Ability to positively influence instruction, curriculum, assessment, and social-emotional learning practices in a collaborative environment.
• Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.
• 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.


• 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. 




  • A Bachelor of Education Degree (Elementary) specializing in Elementary French.

  • Successful training and / or experience teaching French as a Second Language (new curriculum).




 If interested in applying, please include the following documents and information with your application:

  1. Completed application package (please complete ALL sections of the portfolio: Experience, Education & References and answer all questions).
  2. Minimum of three(3) professional teaching references with names, titles, and email addresses. (References should be qualified and experience educator who have observes your skills and abilities in a school setting/environment)
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Résumé
  5. Final Practicum Reports, or a recent Principal's Evaluation (if you have been teaching for a few years)
  6. Copy of transcript(s) or grades summary


  • Must possess valid certification or eligibility for certification through the BC Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB)

  •  Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship




 NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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