Cayoosh Elementary School
1.0 FTE Continuing Teacher
Effective As Soon As Possible

Cayoosh Elementary School is located in the town of Lillooet. The students who attend come from the town and from the local communities of: T’it’q’et, Xwisten, Xaxl’ip, Ts’kw’aylaxw and Sekw’el’was. Cayoosh Elementary School provides learning environments that are positive, safe, caring, as well as a fun place to learn and grow. The school’s Action Plan for Learning goal is: “To provide an education that addresses racism and reflects Indigenous values, knowledge and ways of knowing”.

The successful applicant must have or be eligible for membership in the Ministry of Education Teacher Regulation Branch, and possess:
• Knowledge of Ministry of Education’s curriculum and core competencies.
• Evidence of appropriate qualifications and experience in teaching at the elementary level.
• A proven ability with assessment as and for learning strategies.
• Successful experience integrating local Indigenous culture and traditions into curriculum, or
• Familiarity with and understanding of local Indigenous culture and commitment to integrate it into the curriculum.
• The ability to use a variety of teaching and learning strategies that can accommodate the learning needs of all learners.
• Successful experience integrating experiential and/or inquiry learning opportunities into the curriculum.
• A proven ability to develop a positive learning environment in the classroom and evidence of strong organization and classroom management skills.
• A commitment to and successful experience working collaboratively in a team setting.
• A commitment to and demonstrated experience using and integrating technology into the curriculum.
• The ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and the greater community.
• A current, valid driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel as required.

FOR information regarding further specifics of the position:
Please contact the Principal, Tammy Mountain at 250-256-4212 or

Please complete the Application for Employment – Teaching Staff, form available on the school district website, Evidence must be given of your ability to fulfill the requirements and qualifications of the position by providing a cover letter, an up-to-date resume giving references, employment and education history, transcripts and current TRB membership. Clearly indicate the posting number and title of the position to which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until 4:00 p.m., 16 February 2022

Superintendent of Schools
School District No. 74 (Gold Trail), PO Box 250, Ashcroft, BC V0K 1A0

The Gold Trail School District has received approval from British Columbia’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner allowing preferential hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry. The District may give preference in hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry who possess the necessary qualifications over other applicants until such time as the percentage of staff of Indigenous ancestry in the School District is equal to the percentage of students of Indigenous ancestry in the School District.