Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (2020-2021)
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Job Code: 2982708 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #60 (Peace River North) Posted on: Feb 10, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  June 30, 2021
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 immediately to June 30, 2021.  The assignment will be at Wonowon Elementary School.

Wonowon is a rural elementary school located at mile 101 of the historic Alaska Highway, 85 km north of Fort St John. The school has four teachers, one of whom acts as head teacher. Wonowon Elementary receives district library and administrative support. Wonowon has a student population of 45, many of whom are of Russian-German background. The school has three classrooms, a gym, and outdoor play area that includes a skating rink. See www.wonowon.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 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) is an asset
  • Strong computer elated 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) 



  • $2,000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4,000 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 enroll in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE
  • Isolation allowance of $1,034.85 paid over 10 months
  • On-Site Teacher Housing available for $300 per month plus utilities

For more information please contact:

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

J. Bell, Director of Instruction, jbell@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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