Temp PT (0.9) Learning Assitant (0.3)/Reading Recovery (0.3)/Inclusion (0.1)/SERT (.2) Teacher (2021-22)
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Job Code: 2974549 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #60 (Peace River North) Posted on: Feb 26, 2021
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Job Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2021
End Date:  June 30, 2022
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

Achieve Believe Connect 

Position Description

A temporary part time (0.9) Learning Assistant (0.3)/Reading Recovery (0.3)/Inclusion (0.1)/Social Emotional Resource (0.2) Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  The assignment will be at Upper Pine Elementary/Jr. Secondary School.

Upper Pine is a K-8 school located at beautiful Rose Prairie, minutes north of Fort St John. We enroll 150 students, 25% of whom are First Nations and 25% who are English as a second language. We have 11 teachers, 12 support staff, a principal, a Reading Recovery teacher and a teacher-librarian. Our school enjoys itinerant access to a range of services including counselling and ELL. Our facility is very attractive and welcoming to children and parents alike. See www.pine.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
  • Relevant and current training and experience in the area of special education
  • Successful experience and training in reading recovery, or willing to undertake the training
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others to support the learning of students with a wide variety of needs
  • Knowledge of effective research-based teaching strategies and formative assessment techniques
  • Ability/experience to carry out a variety of assessment, including classroom observation, administration and interpretation of norm-referenced assessment instruments, curriculum-based assessments, and diagnostic teaching methods
  • Ability to implement Individual Education Programs (IEP's) in consultation with classroom teachers, parents, students and district resource personnel
  • Ability/experience to support students designated with Chronic Health
  • Ability to support teachers within their classrooms to create inclusive learning environments
  • Wide range of teaching and management strategies
  • Knowledge of methods for evaluating and selecting instructional materials suitable for students with a variety of special needs
  • Ability/expertise to work with students either individually or in small groups or in a classroom setting
  • Flexible schedule to chair meetings outside of regular school hours and travel to all rural schools is a necessity
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative and organizational skills
  • Ability/expertise to collaborate with classroom teachers and team-teach when warranted to support the learning of special needs students
  • Knowledge and experience with district practice for English Language acquisition, learning challenges / disabilities, and inclusion
  • Skills and experience in working with different ethnic groups and families
  • Successful experience using inclusive practices at a variety of grade levels with a strong working knowledge of Language Arts, Numeracy, and Social Responsibility instruction and assessment, as well as instructional practices that support social and emotional learning such as FRIENDS, Zones, Mind Up, Circle Talks etc.
  • Proficient skills to support the learning environment with strategies for UDL, Differentiation of Instruction, Response to Intervention and Formative Assessment.
  • Knowledge and ability to support the development of AIPs and IEPs for students; experience with ASSESS database
  • Strong knowledge of the assessment process including Class Reviews, classroom observation, curriculum based assessment and how this relates to the development and monitoring of the learning plans
  • Specific experience in language proficiency assessments and reading intervention programs; remedial programs and materials for key academic areas, early reading intervention programs, phonological processing training
  • Knowledge of methods for evaluating and selecting instructional materials suitable for students with a variety of learning needs
  • Proven skills and understanding of needs such as Learning and Intellectual Disabilities and emotional, social, behavioral and developmental disorders
  • Knowledge and ability to use Positive Behavior Supports, Functional Analysis of Behavior and Collaborative Model of Support processes to develop learning plans
  • Experience and knowledge of the dynamics involved in a collaborative, professional and productive learning community at school and district level
  • Knowledge and experience with data driven dialogue, school growth plans, and District Framework for Student Learning
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills to relate well with teachers, students, parents, school-based teams and community members
  • Confidence in working with challenging class compositions in co-planning, co-teaching, and team-teaching to support a positive learning environment
  • Crisis Prevention & Intervention and Conflict Resolution training to support plans for challenging behaviours
  • Resourceful, creative, adaptive and organized to work in a variety of different environments, meeting a variety of different needs


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 enroll in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE
  • Isolation allowance of $245.43 paid over 10 months


For more information please contact:

Melody Braun, Principal, Upper Pine Elementary Jr/Secondary 250.827.3691 or mbraun@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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