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Temp FT (1.0) Senior Alternative Program Teacher (Humanities Focus) (2020-21)
Job Code: 2867483
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jun 17, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
North Peace Secondary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2020
End Date:  June 30, 2021
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

Achieve Believe Connect 

Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) Senior Alternative Program Teacher (Humanities Focus) is required at School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  The assignment will be at North Peace Secondary School. 

North Peace Secondary School (NPSS) is a vibrant, dynamic and diverse school community consisting of two campuses that supports 1200 students. With a school-wide focus on accountability, integrity and respect, all members of the school community are encouraged to experience and contribute to a school culture of physical and emotional safety, respect, tolerance, acceptance and inclusion. The staff focus is on motivating and supporting all learners to engage in their learning and to achieve to the best of their ability. See for more information.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Cognizant of the learning outcomes ad evaluation process outlined in the Provincial IRP core curriculum documents
  • Flexibility to adjust to other course assignments as dictated by course demands (minimum requirements of a minor in a teachable subject at the secondary level as recognized by the BC Ministry of Education)
  • Experience working with students who are experiencing social/emotional/behavioural and learning difficulties would be an asset. 
  • Ability to work with graduation aged students who have experienced difficulty in a regular school setting
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative in utilizing teaching strategies that meet the needs of students
  • Experience/training/knowledge of PBIS would be an asset
  • Be willing to learn and utilize computers in the instructional process and reporting procedure
  • Flexibility to adjust to other course assignments as dictated by course demands (minimum requirements of a minor in a teachable subject at the secondary level asrecognized by the BC Ministry of Education) 
  • Experience in program design and implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, work with and assist students who are experiencing difficulties
  • Ability to supervise and schedule support workers
  • Experience and knowledge of team dynamics involved in a professional and productive learning community
  • Classroom management techniques which maintain student dignity
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience/ability to work with students having social and emotional needs
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have training or experience teaching in a core subject area at the secondary level
  • Ability to work collaboratively to develop programs to develop social skills, self-esteem, anger and anxiety management, bullying prevention and coping with peer pressure
  • Experience with Function Analysis of Behaviour, Behaviour Intervention Plans
  • Ability to develop and maintain IEP's in consultation with school based teams and outside agencies
  • A commitment towards AVID philosophy and an ability to plan and implement AVID strategies within a secondary context
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with a major in a core academic at the secondary level (English/Social Studies preferred)
  • Commitment to participate in collaboration meetings as dictated by student needs, outside agencies and learning support departments
  • A commitment to work in a collaborative environment as part of the alternate team


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
  • $2,570.00 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $48,657 - $91,278 
  • 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


For more information please contact:

Randy Pauls, Principal, North Peace Secondary School 250.785.4429 or


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 with 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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