Temp PT (0.6) Counsellor/Behaviour Support/Indigenous Transition Coach (2021-22)
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Job Code: 3021463 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #60 (Peace River North) Posted on: May 03, 2021
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Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
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Start Date: 
End Date:  June 30, 2022
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

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Position Description

A temporary part time (0.6) Counsellor/Behaviour support/Indigenous Transition Coach is required by School District No.60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  The assignment will be at the Energetic Learning Campus.

The Energetic Learning Campus (ELC) is located within a ‘community hub’, which is the Pomeroy Sports Center, approximately a kilometre from main campus.  Students at the ELC have access to sporting facilities within the Pomeroy Sport Centre for physical fitness and projects that could incorporate fitness, science, math and humanities as part of a Project Based Learning model.  See the www.elc.prn.bc.ca for more information.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Cognizant of the learning outcomes and evaluation process outlined in the Provincial IRP core curriculum documents
  • Advanced training in educational psychology and counseling (Master's Degree Preferred)
  • Ability to work in counseling capacity with students at the high school level
  • Individual counseling as well as group counseling experience (social skills, anger management, anxiety, self-regulation, etc)
  • Degree and/or training in Special Education
  • Experience/knowledge working with ELL students
  • Experience/knowledge working with transitioning indigenous students to be successful in their academic studies as they move from Grade 9 to Grade 10 and the beginning of the Graduation Program.
  • Strong background in Indigenous Peoples' prehistory, culture, and contemporary life/issues through considerable personal life experience and coursework in Indigenous Education Studies
  • Extensive knowledge of the educational teaching approaches, including: outdoor/place - based learning, UDL, Elder teachings and Indigenous ways of knowing
  • Oral and written fluency in an Indigenous language would be an asset
  • Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach Indigenous curriculum at the high school year leavel
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to teach project based learning (PBL)
  • Ability to write, implement and evaluate IEP's
  • Familiar with implementation of Functional Analysis of Behavior for program planning for moderate behavior students
  • Ability to support students with a range of different needs and designations
  • Knowledge of methods for evaluating and selecting instructional materials suitable for students with a variety of special needs
  • Flexibility to instruct across multiple subject areas
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to teach at the grade 10 level
  • Demonstrated ability and experience with team-teaching
  • Ability to assess and evaluate using portfolios and presentations of learning (POL)
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on teacher team in the areas of curriculum, assessment, instruction, planning and professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt computer technology to instructional processes and reporting procedures
  • Experience/training/knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • Knowledge and ability to work within a teacher advisory program
  • Classroom management techniques that maintain an effective learning environment and student dignity
  • Ability to work with students having social/emotional/learning difficulties
  • Ability and expertise in working with community organizations
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative and organizational skills
  • Commitment to promoting a healthy lifestyle and participation in daily physical activity


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
  • $2,622 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 enrol in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE          


For more information please contact:

Randy Pauls, Principal, 250.785.4429 or rpauls@prn.bc.ca

Lori Coulter, Vice-Principal, ELC 250.263.9855 or lcoulter@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 22 schools in School District No. 60 (Peace River North). 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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