Effective September 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021.
This position is for a Teacher Librarian. The successful applicant must meet the District criteria for Teacher Librarian as well as be willing to support students and staff in a
Under the general direction of the
Principal, the Teacher Librarian will work cooperatively with classroom
teachers to plan, teach and assess students in a variety of curriculum
areas. The library will operate as a hub of learning in the school and
connect students to both print and digital resources.
Librarian will work collaboratively with the classroom teachers’
instructional needs in the development, presentation and enhancement of
curriculum and skills through facilitating experiences and projects in
This position may increase. The successful candidate must be willing to accept the increase.
Moving incentives to out of district applicants may be provided.
Pouce Coupe Elementary School
Pouce Coupe Elementary school is located 10 minutes south east of Dawson Creek on Highway 2. Our Kindergarten to Grade 7 school is located in the Village of Pouce Coupe and has 6 classes serving approximately 130 students. Our building is also home to the Pouce Coupe Community Center and the Pouce Coupe Public Library. The family like atmosphere at Pouce Coupe Elementary School is supported by our active parent group. Our families show their support through school activities including our sports teams and extracurricular activities.
Desired qualifications and experience include:
- Hold, or be qualified for, a valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate.
- Experience with adapting, and modifying, curriculum to meet the needs of students.
- Experience teaching primary and intermediate/middle school/secondary students.
- Strong literacy and numeracy skills. Willingness to work and implement school initiatives and goals.
- Capacity to work independently and in collaboration with a team.
- Ability to use performance standards in the area of social responsibility.
- Acquainted with the outcomes and evaluation processes outlined in the new curriculum.
- Committed to individualized and group instruction utilizing a variety of effective strategies and techniques.
- Experience teaching in a multiage group setting.
- Strong classroom management skills.
- Training in teaching ELL students.
- Ability to work as part of a team to develop and implement individualized learning plans for students with academic, social and emotional learning difficulties.
- Willingness to work in a collaborative model with staff on the school improvement plan.
- Working knowledge of Criterion Based Referencing Assessment and Performance Based Assessment, and Balanced Literacy.
- Experience working with students who display a variety of behaviours.
Why School District No. 59?
Collaboration, support, contemporary learning spaces and resources are part of the fabric of School District No. 59. Professional Learning Communities, Foundations for Learning and regular professional development are available and readily accessible for all teachers.
The School District Resource Centre houses thousands of physical and electronic resources for teachers. Additional human resources available to all teachers include support for literacy, numeracy, Aboriginal Education, resource acquisition (Resource Center staff), and student support services.
Benefits in working for School District No. 59:
- Relocation Allowance: Up to $2,000 for out of district applicants (with submission of approved receipts).
- Northern Travel Allowance: A Great Benefit at Tax Time! An amount of up to $4,000 of the salary paid to the employee shall be designated as a Northern Allowance Travel benefit. This allowance shall be in effect within the guidelines of Revenue Canada as they exist and are changed by Revenue Canada from year to year and shall end when the Revenue Canada program ends. Regular part time employees’ allowance will be prorated proportionate to the hours worked.
- Remote and Rural Allowance: Teachers working in School District No. 59 are eligible to receive a remote and rural allowance, which is both an adjustment to the salary grid and an annual allowance of approximately $2,519* per FTE. Teachers on call (TOCs) are not eligible to receive this allowance.
- *The annual allowance may increase as defined within the Collective Agreement with the British Columbia Teachers Federation.
Did you know?
Employees of School District No. 59 qualify for the Canadian Revenue Agency Residency Deduction. Learn more about the Canadian Revenue Agency Residency Deduction. If you lived in a prescribed intermediate zone (Zone B), you can claim:
- A basic residency amount of $5.50 for each day that you lived in this zone; plus
- An additional residency amount of $5.50 for each day you lived in this zone if you maintained a dwelling and you are the only person claiming the basic residency amount for that period and dwelling.