Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (2023-24) **SIGNING BONUS AVAILABLE**

Job Code: 3583205

Job Details

ATTENTION PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES: $7,000 SIGNING BONUS AVAILABLE (see compensation for more information)

Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) Primary Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. 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)
  • Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teaching multi age group setting
  • Experience with universal design and differentiation to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, collaboration and organization skills
  • Experience/training/knowledge of Social Emotional Learning. Demonstrated ability to create a positive classroom community contributing to a safe, caring, and healthy school where every student feels a sense of belonging
  • Strong belief in the philosophy of inclusion and the potential of all students to learn
  • Understanding of the BC Curriculum and ability to plan both short-term and long-term in consideration of class composition
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative model with staff on the foundation of enhancing student learning
  • Demonstrated use of classroom management practices that are pro-active and maintain student dignity
  • Demonstrated use of assessment practices that promote student learning and maintain student dignity
  • Willingness to work in a remote rural setting
  • Willingness to work outdoors in winter months
  • Experience working with English Language Learners (ELL)
  • 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
  • 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)


  • $2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas
  • $2,947 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $63,492 - $108,576
  • 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 $1157.41 paid over 10 months
  • $7,000 Signing bonus available
    • One-time lump sum taxable payment to be paid not later than your first paycheck
    • Candidate cannot be a current employee of the District
    • Candidate must be Eligible for a BC Teaching Certificate

For more information please contact:

Jaclyn Gieni, Principal, Wonowon and Upper Halfway 250.261.4904 or jgieni@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 23 schools within School District 60. 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



Posted On
November 28, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Wonowon Elementary School
as per collective agreement
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023
End Date
June 30, 2024
Mandatory Document
  • Resume