English/Social Studies

Job Code: 3648861

Job Details


School: Lakes District Secondary School – Burns Lake, BC

Start Date: January 30, 2024 to June 30, 2024 or until the incumbent returns, whichever occurs first.

Assignment: 1.0 Limited Duration Specialist Position

Salary: $58,881.00 to $111,274.00

  • Junior/Senior English and Junior Social Studies


Nechako Lakes School District gratefully acknowledges that we live, work, and play on the unceded, ancestral territories of fourteen First Nations representing the Dakelh, Nedut’en and Wet’suwet’en peoples. We are working diligently towards creating equity for our learners through conscious acts of Reconciliation.

The School District

Nechako Lakes is situated on the traditional unceded territories of fourteen First Nations encompassing the Dakelh, Nedut’en and Wet’suweten peoples. The school district encompasses five municipalities, the Districts of Fort St James and Vanderhoof and the Villages of Fraser Lake, Burns Lake and Granisle. This large area served by our school district has a population of just under 40,000 residents in the beautiful north central BC.

We serve 3,000 students in our standard schools and approximately 900 FTE at EBUS Academy, one of the largest online schools in British Columbia. Our region has affordable housing, welcoming communities and a lower cost of living than many other regions. Come and enjoy over 200 lakes, rivers and streams and an abundance of outdoor recreation at your doorstep.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Minimum completion of 3rd and 4th year level university course work necessary for teaching the senior level curricula that are part of this assignment.
  • A valid BC teaching certificate and current membership with The Ministry of Education and Childcare.
  • Ability to assist students as needed in a variety of curriculum areas at the junior and senior grade levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a positive classroom learning environment that engages students in active learning experiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to use inclusive instruction to meet the learning needs of diverse learners.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working from an inclusion perspective to address diverse learning needs
  • Understand and use a trauma-informed approach in professional practice.
  • Experience and knowledge using competency-based assessment strategies.
  • Experience in differentiating instruction to create success in learning for each student.
  • Experience in integrating appropriate technologies into instructional practices to improve learning outcomes for students.

    Teachers applying for this position must possess the following attributes and commit to:

  • the BC Education Plan and goals of the education system.
  • Supporting every child in learning at high levels.
  • Work closely with parents/guardian and caregivers and the broader community.
  • The Board of Education Strategic Plan.
  • Supporting equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Ongoing professional learning for the purpose of strengthening student learning.
  • Making evidence-based, collaborative decisions about student learning in a professional learning community environment.
  • Supporting Individual Education Plans (IEP) in a collaborative team environment.
  • The TRC Calls to Action.
  • Integrating Indigenous culture and Ways of Knowing into curriculum and learning activities.

The district believes that teacher interest in providing extracurricular activities

contributes significantly to our students’ positive school experience.

Teachers currently employed with the district or on the district’s recall list who are interested in this vacancy should email Donna Benson at dbenson@sd91.bc.ca and include the posting number.

New applicants need to apply to Make a Future - https://www.makeafuture.ca/bc-schools-and-districts/nechako-lakes-school-district-no-91/

If applicants have questions, please contact Assistant Superintendent, Mike Skinner at mskinner@sd91.bc.ca .

School District 91 has received approval from the Human Rights Tribunal allowing preferential hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry. The District may give preference in hiring persons of Indigenous ancestry who possess the necessary qualifications to increase the number of Indigenous staff to be more representative of the learners we serve.

Posted On
April 12, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Burns Lake
Lakes District Secondary School
Employment Start Date
January 30, 2024
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Practicum Reports
  • Transcripts