24-035 A temporary .137 FTE Additional Prep teaching position

Job Code: 3695441

Job Details

March 11, 2024

HUMAN RESOURCES ~ POSTING BULLETIN
TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE

24-035 A temporary .137 FTE Additional Prep teaching position is available at Cortes School, effective September 03, 2024 to June 30, 2025.

Please note there is a possibility that part-time positions may e combined with other part-time positions.

Cortes School is a small rural school located on Cortes Island (About Cortes Island), nestled amongst the spectacular Discovery Islands, at the entrance to Desolation Sound “amidst breathtaking fjords that penetrate the wild west coast of mainland British Columbia”. The island is accessible by ferry, water taxi, or float plane. The school serves the families living on the Island and offers education to students from Kindergarten to Grade 9. Residents of the area enjoy the many recreational activities available on their doorstep; these include sailing, hiking, biking, camping, and fishing (fin fish, shellfish, and crustaceans). Cortes Island is also home to a thriving agricultural and artisanal community. Please note, it is not possible to commute between Campbell River and Cortes Island on a daily basis.

School District 72 (Campbell River) is located on the east coast of central Vancouver Island, extending north to Sayward and south to Oyster River. The District also includes the outer islands of Read, Cortes, and Quadra. The District serves over 5,500 students in 18 schools.

Campbell River is a scenic, oceanfront community framed by extensive waterfront, west coast forests and snow-capped mountains. The area is renowned for its natural beauty and recreational opportunities such as skiing, kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, golf, and endless opportunities to experience nature.

School District 72 operates throughout a large geographic area. Campbell River and Quadra Island schools and our school board office are located on the traditional territory of the Liǧʷiɫdax̌ʷ people. School District 72 also encompasses the traditional territory of the Klahoose (Cortes), K’ómoks (Sayward), and Xwe’malhkwu (Bute Inlet) First Nations.

The District also respects and values the relationships with all other First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples who reside in these territories. It is with respectful consideration that the programs and services provided to students and staff acknowledge their histories, cultural contributions, and contemporary concerns.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Relevant university qualifications;
  • A comprehensive understanding of current educational practices outlined in the BC Ministry of Education documents;
  • Committed to the craft of teaching, best practices, and standards of professional practice;
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, communicative, and problem-solving skills;
  • Flexible and adaptive; and,
  • A commitment to professional development and growth.

All SD72 teachers will have a demonstrated understanding and commitment to teaching practice that embodies:

  • an inquiry-based and collaborative approach to the delivery of the BC Curriculum;
  • Social/Emotional Learning and an in-depth knowledge of the BC Mental Health Framework;
  • the incorporation of the First Nations Principles of Learning;
  • diversity, inclusion, and equity;
  • support for the growth and development of individual learners through differentiated learning techniques; and,
  • the ability to work collaboratively with fellow teachers to plan, develop, and implement an extraordinary learning experience for each individual student.

The Campbell River School District proudly developed a Strategic Plan for 2024 to 2028 that prioritized the following:

  1. Honour Indigenous World Views and Perspectives
  2. Student-centred Learning Environments
  3. Evolving for Tomorrow

The following commitments are essential to all positions within the Campbell River School District:

  • Commitment and adherence to workplace policies, procedures & practices;
  • Commitment to standards of conduct, including behaving in a manner that is: respectful, professional, team-oriented, collegial, collaborative, ethical, honest, and trustworthy; and,
  • Commitment to understand and implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH US:

  • Professional development and growth opportunities.
  • The opportunity to grow your career in a small district.
  • Subsidized recreation incentives.
  • Progressive leadership team.
  • Positive collegial culture with a great sense of community.

The starting full time salary for this teaching position ranges from $58,267 and $106,217. Placement on salary scale is subject to verification of experience and certification and will be done in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Cover Letter Stating Posting Number
  • Make a Future Online Application
  • Teacher Evaluations or Practicum Reports
  • References, including most recent Supervisor(s)
  • Updated Resume
  • Copy of Degree
  • Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate
  • TQS Category Card

* References must have knowledge of the applicant’s professional abilities; and, preferably have supervised their work.

Interested candidates are invited to apply through Make a Future

www.makeafuture.ca/campbell-river

In the event of challenges with the Make a Future website, candidates may contact Make a Future directly for assistance at 1-877-900-5627 or 1-866-806-6851 .

Applications will be accepted until the posting is closes at
3 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, April 05, 2024

Please address cover letter to:
Nadine Duret-Sauer, Human Resources Officer

All candidates are thanked for their applications; however, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the Human Resources Department.


Posted On
May 10, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing

Job Type
Part Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
Manson's Landing
School/Location
Cortes Rural School
Employment Start Date
September 03, 2024
End Date
2025/06/30